DAILY DOSE OF ART

As prescribed by Paulina Constancia

Keeping Christ in Christmas 4: Not Your Usual-Nativity Depictions from Around The World

Today we look into some unusual Nativity Scene Depictions in Florida(USA)and Spain. We also learn more ways to keep Christ in Christmas.
 
Ways to Keep Christ in Christmas
Nos. 7 & 8 of 10
 
7) Set aside a time of family devotions on Christmas Eve or Christmas morning:
Before opening the gifts, take a few minutes to gather together as a family in prayer and devotions. Read a few Bible verses and discuss as a family the true meaning of Christmas. 
• Christmas Bible Verses 
• Christmas Prayers and Poems 
• The Christmas Story 
• Christmas Devotionals
 
8) Attend a Christmas church service together with your family:
If you are alone this Christmas or don’t have family living near you, invite a friend or a neighbor to join you.
Here are some unusual 
Nativity Scene Depictions 
from Florida (USA) and Spain
Nativity Sculpture ICE Festival Gaylord Palms 2012
The attraction’s signature scene — a life-size Nativity carved completely of crystal-clear ice—has been described as one of the most breathtaking depictions of the birth of Christ. Dramatic lighting and a stirring narrative track give guests an opportunity to pause and reflect on the story behind the season.
 
It takes 40 Chinese artisans more than a month to make this giant thing. They’re from a city called Harbin, known for its annual International Ice and Snow Festival, where more than 2,000 sculptors annually carve a 100-acre walk-through ice park, using ice from the nearby Songhua River.Read more…
A nativity scene sculpted from sand 
 

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