Mary's Little Donkey
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Peter Vasko, a Catholic priest and director of the Holy Land Foundation … The threat of outlaws often forced solitary travelers to join trade caravans for protection.
Did Mary Really Ride on a Donkey into Bethlehem? - Crosswalk
Donkeys or asses were the normal animals used to carry loads and are still used in many countries today.A few months ago, the day Joseph first brought you to his parents’ stable, I had a visitor from Heaven.
Mary’s Donkey – a Christmas Story, Part 1 – Jeannie Thompson
After dinner, he took her into the stable and left Mary and Donkey alone to get acquainted while he finished some work in the pasture. However, most modern biblical scholars say that it is more likely that the Holy Family traveled in a caravan of people.Nazareth to Bethlehem was a four to six-day journey over rough tracks with wild animals and robbers. You can find her on GodUpdates, iBelieve, Crosswalk, Hello Darling, Focus On The Family, and in Brio Magazine. The trip from Nazareth to Bethlehem could have taken 4-6 days by foot to cover the 120 km or 75 mile journey.
Mary traveled with Joseph on a donkey | Bibleview
He went there to register with Mary, who was pledged to be married to him and was expecting a child. Several of these not only reference Jesus’ entry on a donkey but also how donkeys were used as transportation.Whatever it might have been, the road was arduous, and their journey encourages us along our own spiritual journey to the feast of Christmas.