I recently came across a poem he wrote when he was in high school. I had forgotten that I had saved it all these years. It's the perfect Christmas poem. In fact, I shared it in my Christmas letter this year. He never gave it title. I just think of it as The Christmas Poem.
So here it is, my gift to all of you in memory of my big brother and in honor and thanksgiving to our Savior and Lord. May each of you have a joy filled Christmas.
The Night was dark, one star shone bright
To guide three wise men with its light
A journey long, but they were strong
For they bore gold, frankincense, and myrrh
Below the light they found a site
And there the babe for whom they'd prayed
Upon their knees the wise men sat
And gave their gifts for they were glad.