Christmas is a season when farm animals and farmers are blessed.
“The stars in the bright sky looked down were he lay, the little Lord Jesus asleep on the hay.”
(Source: Away in a Manger, Author Unknown, 1885)
“Away in a Manger,” is one of my favorites, and probably one of the first carols I learned as a youngster. Today, it’s on everyone’s short list as a Christmas gem.
It tells the Christmas story in such a tender…