Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Days of Christmas, part 23

They have the gold and myrrh, it's the frankincense that proves the stumbling block. Perhaps a bit archaic, the term frankincense doesn't typically come up in daily conversation. But we're getting there, especially since we had three wise men to add today.

Each carrying his gift box, the three worshippers took their places in the unfolding story, as Alena made sure space remained for Mary and baby Jesus. Yes, baby Jesus, the most anticipated member of the Nativity in our house.

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