Wednesday, 23 January 2019

The Baker's Carol

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Pale white dough, soft as a lamb,

Remind us of a shepherd man,

Who heard the angels singing up above him

Left his flocks on yonder hill

As the sky with glory filled

Ran to tell the Baby that we love Him


Plump, golden loaves

Sweet, raisin-gemmed

Remind us of the three wise Men

With turbans high and gifts proffered before Him

‘Twas bread He broke to match the wine

To symbolize His love divine

He gave His life, O come let us adore Him!


Five little loaves and some small fish

Made a more than ample dish

For thousands in the Master’s loving hands

So when we trust for every crust

That He provides, rejoice we must:

He hungered, too, and truly understands.


When dough, punched down, then seems to die,

Remember when the Savior, high,

Upon the cross died, too, ‘mid cruel scorning.

Yet yeast, miraculous and humble,

Like faith, though it did seem to stumble

Does rise again, like Him, on Easter morning.


EE Kennedy

Columnist: Behind the Mystery


E. E. Kennedy is the author of IRREGARDLESS OF MURDER, DEATH DANGLES A PARTICIPLE, MURDER IN THE PAST TENSE and INCOMPLETE SENTENCE, a cozy mystery series about a high school English teacher.
She grew up in far northern New York State where these mysteries are set. As an advertising copywriter, she wrote interview articles for art magazines and produced radio/TV commercials and print ads. She is a graduate of Huntingdon College and studied counseling and guidance at the University of Alabama. She and her husband live in North Carolina, are born-again Christians, and the happy, blessed grandparents of five little answers to prayer.
Her mystery website is:

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