Day of Hope

Edgar Guest

Christmas is the one day of the year
that carries real hope and promise for
all mankind.

It carries the torch of brotherhood.

It is the one day in the year when
most of us grow big of heart and broad
of mind.

It is the single day when most of us
are as kind and as thoughtful of others
as we know how to be;

When most of us are as gracious and
generous as we would like always to
be;

When the joy of home is more
important than the profits of the office;

When peoples of all races speak
cheerfully to each other when they
meet;

When high and low wish each other
well;

And the one day when even enemies
forgive and forget.

– Edgar Guest

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