When Christmas isn't merry: advice for the hurting.
Anyone who knows the Christmas Story knows that Mary and Joseph were told that there was no room at the inn, and sent around back to the stable. Part of me wonders if poor Mary was thinking, "I don't care WHERE we go, Joseph! Get me off this stupid donkey!!!" Any woman who's ever been in/seen/heard about labour/childbirth/a toddler fit in the grocery store, will nod her head, and anyone who's ever ridden a donkey is also nodding his or her head. Heck, any woman who's even had