Saturday, November 30, 2013

The Little Drummer Boy

I have loved the story of the drummer boy since I heard it as a child.  When I was in high school we sang the drummer boy song in choir.  And of course at that time, there was a darling "stop motion" Christmas movie we watched on television this time of year.

When I was a little girl the beauty of the Christmas story, as told in the Bible, held a beautiful romance for me.  Santa Clause was all good and well--but my heart was held by the story of the shepherds, angels, magi, Mary, Joseph and baby Jesus.  This age-old story is still lovely to my heart.  

Though there likely was not a drummer boy who gave his song as a gift, I have always loved stories centered around the birth of this miraculous Child--imaginative, beautiful and inspiring.

Merry Christmas!


Maria said...

I also love stories from the Bible about Jesus Christ's birth! You said it right, makes one imaginative and very much inspired!

Love the story of the little drummer boy too! and your postcard, I'm partial to red being my fave color :D

Irene said...

One of my favorites too, love the song, and the story and certainly the image. How sweet.

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Unknown said...

Ok, that's better. I am glad you dedicated some pictures to God. Christmas is for God, remember! Thanks for sharing!! I hope we keep reading each other!