Watch: Brad Wilcox Shares the Beautiful Legend of the Poinsettia in a 5-Minute Fireside Video

You may have admired the brilliant reds and snowy whites of poinsettias in stores this time of year, but did you know the beautiful legend behind this popular Christmas decoration?

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In a new five-minute fireside video from LDS Living, Latter-day Saint author Brad Wilcox shares how this colorful foliage has more to do with the Savior than you might think and the lessons we can learn from the story of its origins.  

Because of the Messiah in a manger, we can feel and share His pure love. Because of Him, we have access to grace, immortality, and eternal life. Because of the Messiah in a manger, we follow the star, hear the angels sing, and celebrate the Light of the World at Christmas and always.

This warm, conversational book will enhance your celebration of the Christmas season as you discover ways Christ began to fulfill His divine mission right from the moment of His humble birth. Whether a gift to a loved one or to yourself, this is the perfect read to curl up by the fire and embrace the Christmas spirit. Join with shepherds, wise men, angels, and other witnesses throughout the ages who have testified of the Christ in cradle, the Messiah in a manger.

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