Czech legend has it that when Jesus Christ was born, not only the three wise men came to greet him and bring him gifts,
but common villagers also grabbed the best things they possessed and rushed to bring them to the Christ Child…
This old legend not only has religious significance,
it also continues to convey a powerful message to share and to be kind to each other, especially in times of need.
I hope that portraying these common folk and including them in my nativity scenes reminds us all of this and promotes this spirit.