Shine Jesus

by Paul Mayes Jamar

I see the frost outside,
Shining in a green field,
On the roof, moisture slides,
Dripping the melted chill.

The Sun beams down,
Upon the icy grass,
Slowly thawing the ground,
As soon as it will all pass.

The cold retreats a way,
The last reminder of the night,
Defeated by the Sun’s rays,
As a new day comes into sight.

So is our Jesus Christ,
Melting the hearts of pure ice,
Driving the cold so wise,
Replacing it with warmth to suffice.
The Sun reflects upon it all,
Brighter than before it shines,
Our Jesus brightens as we call,
Him into our hearts in Winter times.

Paul Mayes Jamar was born in Brownwood, Texas in March 1955. He spent most of his life in Texas, just within the last twenty years he moved to Missouri. He graduated from Angelo State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree. Mr. Jamar was a third generation radio broadcaster owning several stations in the Austin, Texas area. He has written four books of Christian poetry. He hopes to get published soon. He has been published in Highland Park Poetry’s website with his poem, “Bluebonnet Sonnet,” and “Sunrise,” and in their book on Shoes, with His poem, “Shoe Holes.” Also soon to be in Central Texas Writers Society’s Anthology on Nature with his poem, “The Big Red Ant.” Mr. Jamar lives with his wife Cynthia Jamar, and has three children living elsewhere.

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