The Italian Legend of the Christmas Bulb

The Legend of Christmas Bulbs

“The Legend of the Christmas Bulbs

A very poor street artist found himself in Bethlehem in the days after the birth of Baby Jesus.

He wanted to pay him a visit but he had no gift to offer.  After some hesitation, he decided to go to cave anyway and had an idea, saying to himself: “I will try to delight him with what I do best.”

He presented himself and showed off his skill as a juggler.

The little Jesus laughed.

From that day colored balls were hung on the Christmas tree to remind us to give ‘Happiness’.”




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