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There are many ways to tell the Christmas story

In the past couple of weeks, an amusing meme has resurfaced on my social media feed.

It's been going around for a couple of years in different visual iterations, as decorative fonts and sometimes accompanied by illustrations. But in essence, it declares: "Three wise women: Would have asked for directions, arrived on time, helped deliver the baby, brought practical gifts, cleaned the stable, made a casserole, and there would be peace on earth."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 25, 2018, with the headline ' There are many ways to tell the Christmas story'. Print Edition | Subscribe