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The Tale of La Mouffette

Salvation is found in the manger. This central element of Christmas is wonderfully illustrated in this charming story of little skunk and a Christmas miracle.


  • Concept: A little skunk and a grizzled trapper illustrate the concept that salvation is found in the manger.
  • Story Origin: Original
  • Setting: Frontier American
  • Precept(s):
    • Salvation is found in the manger.
    • Kindness can melt the hardest of hearts.
  • Key Bible Verse: Luke 2:16-17 So they hurried off and found Mary, and Joseph, and the baby, who was lying in a manger. When they had seen him, they spread the word concerning what had been told to them about this child.


  • Written by Dana Buck
  • Narrated by Patti Stevens
  • Additional voices by Toby Capps and Dana Buck
  • Devotional Thoughts Narrated by Kim Pratt
  • Produced by Beneath Blue Skies Productions
  • Music Credit - Adobe Music: "Christmas in our neighborhood", "The Appalacian Trail", "Christmas Memories", "Telling the Story", "Break", "Away in a Manger Loop", "Christmas Day Celebration", "Christmas Wonder", "Uplifting Quirky Comedy", "Country Energetic Guitar", "Bar Wench", "Windy", "On a Christmas Night", "Holiday Hip Hop". Additional sound effects from


Sew Powerful Parables will tickle your funny bone, touch your heart and offer you a new way to experience God’s truth. Jesus often used parables to communicate His most important messages. Dana Buck picks up that tradition in a poetic, rhyming style that makes listening easy and enjoyable. All ages will love these stories full of memorable characters, insightful lessons and just plain fun.

After retiring from a 38-year career with the Christian non-profit organization, World Vision, Dana Buck now devotes himself full time to writing, speaking, and mentoring. His Sew Powerful Parables continue to grow in popularity as they charm audiences, readers and listeners. He is a Charter Board member for the nonprofit organization Sew Powerful, where he lends his expertise to further their mission of combating extreme poverty by training, equipping and empowering women and girls in the developing world. Dana resides in the greater Seattle area with his wife Grace and their neurotic cat. They have two children, Jared and Alyssa, and Alyssa is married to son-in-law, Ivan. No grandchildren yet, but Ivan and Alyssa do own and share their beautiful grand-dog, Odin. Reach Dana with comments or suggestions at