A favorite spiritual Holiday memory from childhood As a young boy, the nativity set Mom would stage on the fireplace mantle filled me with awe and wonder. How could a King be born in a manger in a stable? A few years ago, Mom passed the nativity to me. Thank you Mom. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.