A long time ago in a country stable there lived a little donkey named Nestor. Mocked for his ears, Nestor and his mother are cast out of the stable. In the snowy cold, the mother sacrifices herself to protect her child. In the spring a cherub arrives to guide Nestor to safety as his mother intended. Two travelers then choose him for a trip to Bethlehem and Nestor the Long-Eared Christmas Donkey fulfills his destiny.