Isaiah 9:6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.
This is the manger scene from my childhood. As I got it out this year I noticed that Mom noted that her mother (Leora Wilson) had given it to her, probably in the early 1950s.
The background stable is new and the angel isn’t part of the original figures. A shy donkey is at the left.
I didn’t know when I was young that the magi weren’t part of the newborn scene, although the shepherds were. But I enjoy that they are part of a childhood heirloom that I’ll pass down to my own granddaughter.
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