A Gloucester Nativity

 

Thought I’d write a modern-day Nativity story, based where I live – the lovely city of Gloucester. Disclaimer: This story does not claim historical, theological, biblical or cultural accuracy. Please don’t judge me for twisting, shaping, interpreting and adding to the original accounts – the aim behind this story is not to educate or to offer a new translation, but simply to help us reflect a little on the thoughts and experiences that the Holy Family might have encountered, and to ponder what our own responses might be to situations that arise in our own lives.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

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