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Legend of the Christmas Spider
long ago , a gentle mother was busily cleaning the house for the most
wonderful day of the year.
Not a speck of dust was left on the day when the Christ Child was to come
and bring the gifts of Christmas Eve. Even the spiders had been banished
from their cozy corner in the ceiling to avoid the housewife's busy
cleaning. They finally fled to the farthest corner of the forgotten attic.
'Twas Christmas Eve at last! The tree was decorated and waiting for the
children to see it. But the poor spiders were frantic, for they could not
see the tree, nor be present for the Christ Child's visit. The oldest and
wisest spider suggested that perhaps they could peep through the crack in
the door to see Him.
Silently, they crept out of their attic and across the floor to wait in the
crack in the threshold.
Suddenly, the door opened a wee bit, and quickly the spiders sneaked into
the room. The tree towered so high they couldn't see the ornaments on top.
In fact, their eyes were so small they could see only one ornament at a
time. They scurried up the trunk, out along each branch, filled with a happy
wonder at the glittering beauty.
Every place they went they left a trail of dusty, grey web. When at last
they had inspected every bit of the Christmas tree, it was shrouded in a
dusty grey of spider webs.
Christ Child smiled as He thought of the happy spiders seeing His tree. But
He knew the mother would not feel the same way and that she would be broken
hearted. So He reached out His hand and touched the webs and blessed them.
They all turned to shimmering, sparkling silver and gold. The tree glistened
in greater beauty than ever before.
Ever since that time, we have hung tinsel on the tree, and according to the
story, it has become a custom to include a spider among the decorations on
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