Intro: G, G/F#, Em, Em7, C, D G G/F# It was almost Christmas time, Em G/D There I stood in another line, C D Trying to buy that last Gift or two, Am7 Dsus D Not really in the Christmas mood. G G/F# Standing right in front of me, Em G/D Was a little boy waiting anxiously, C D Pacing round Like little boys do, Am7 Dsus D G And in his hands he held a pair of shoes. Em D And his clothes were worn and old, Em D He was dirty from head to toe Am7 G/B And when it came his time to pay, G/C Dsus D I couldnít believe what I heard him say. A E Sir, I want to buy these shoes, F#m F#/E For my momma please, D E A2 (F#m E) It's Christmas eve and these shoes are just her size. A E Could your hurry Sir, F#m F#m/E Daddy says theres not much time, D E You see she's been sick for quite awhile D E And I know these shoes will make her smile D Esus E And I want her to look beautiful Bm7 A/C# D Esus A (E/G# F#m D2) If momma meets Jesus tonight A A/G# They counted pennies for what seemed like years, F#m F#m/E Then the cashier said son there's not enough here, D E He searched his pockets frantically, Bm7 Esus E Then he turned and looked at me. A A/G# He said, Momma made Christmas good at our house, F#m F#m/E Though most years she just did without, D E Tell me Sir what am I gonna do Bm7 Esus E A Some how Iíve got to buy her these Christmas shoes. F#m E So I laid the money down, F#m E I just had to help him out, D E And Iíll never forget the look on his face D When he said mommas gonna look so great. B F# Sir, I want to buy these shoes, G#m G#/F# For my momma please, E F# B2 (G#m F#) It's Christmas eve and these shoes are just her size. B F# Could your hurry Sir, G#m G#m/F# Daddy says theres not much time, E F# You see she's been sick for quite awhile E F# And I know these shoes will make her smile E F#sus F And I want her to look beautiful C#m7 B/D# E F#sus B If momma meets Jesus tonight C#m7 B/D# I knew Iíd caught a glimpse of heavenís love F# G#m As thanked me and ran out A E/G# F#sus F# I knew that God had sent that little boy to remind me C#m9 F#sus What Christmas is all about.