Advent counting down to Christmas – Day 13

13th December.  Shepherds in the Fields, Guarding their Sheep.

The Bible tells us that when Jesus was born, “There were sheepherders camping in the neighbourhood. They had set night watches over their sheep.” (Luke 2:8). Shepherds were not rich people and being a shepherd was not an easy job.  They lived out in the fields with their flocks of sheep guarding them from scary predators, although one of ours looks like he is struggling to stay awake!  But soon something is going to happen that will make him wide awake…