Our oldest Christmas decoration is a small wooden crèche carved in the Holy Land. The manger, babe, parents, shepherds, wise men, and animals inhabit a wooden setting which Ray constructed our first year together. The softly blue-lit scene has surveyed all our Christmas seasons.
Granade, S. Ray, "The Fourth Sunday in Advent Isaiah 40:1-11; Luke 3:1-17; Psalm 100" (1987). Creative Works. 16.