The following is a column I wrote for Grandin Media, reflecting on the mess of the manger we often miss while we celebrate Christmas: One of the enduring images of Christmas from my childhood is the Christmas Creche (Nativity scene) my parish church would set up as a decoration. By Christmas Eve, the Creche would be populated with large figures of Mary, Joseph, a shepherd, as well as a handful of sheep and cattle.  The final piece – […]

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