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Baby Jesus Christmas Cards and Coloring Pages

It is getting close to Christmas card sending time.  Every year for the last 8 or so years, I have set out to make my own Christmas cards.  Often I fail in doing so as other projects get in the way.  This year I felt determined.  I have had this idea in my head for a long time.  The inspiration originally came from a Christmas card my family received when I was in high school.  It was a card sent by a priest friend in New Caledonia.   The card showed the Child Jesus with his hands stretched out and his feet crossed and he was on a cross.  It was a photo of a real porcelain figurine.  I have never forgotten that card because it was the most meaningful and beautiful Christmas card I have ever seen.  It left a memorable impression on my heart.  The Christmas Card I have made for this year pales in comparison to that wondrous card we got so long ago.  But for now it is what I can offer the Child Jesus.  One of my favorite themes is to use poinsettias in my Christmas drawings.  You can re…