What I took away from the joyful chaos of the school Nativity play

As the lights dimmed and the noise thinned to an expectant hush, parents finally perching their bottoms onto miniature benches laid out in rows, the annual reception class nativity play began. It was chaotic but delightful, and as it unfolded and wrapped up to the enthusiastic cheers and laughter of indulgent families, I couldn’t help…