"I watch the sunrise lighting the sky ...
Having been entirely preoccupied with preparing for today, much has been thrown to one side with a view to "sorting it out later". The children's school bags fell into this vague pigeonhole and I only went through them a couple of nights ago, nearly a week after school had finished for the year.
I came across the following story book that Joseph had written and coloured in. Obviously the story is not his exactly, but he has told it in his own words. As with any piece of work or art that has been completed by one of your own children, it is touching and heartbreaking to picture them sat at a desk, working away, concentrating for all they're worth!!
Whether you pray to a God or not and whichever one it may or not be, try to put to one side (just for 30 seconds) any prejudice you may have for the story of the Nativity. Just read the following and enjoy the pictures because they were done by a 7 year old in his own words.
My smashing son.
Well done Poops - this is a terrific version. I particularly like the bit about Mary hanging out the washing!!!
(click to enlarge pictures and words)