The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas
Religious Symbolism

1 Partridge in a Pear Tree – True Love refers to God
2 Turtle Doves refers to the Old and New Testaments
3 French Hens refers to Faith, Hope and Charity, the Theological Virtues
4 Calling Birds refers to the Four Gospels and/or the Four Evangelists

5 Golden Rings refers to the first Five Books of the Old Testament, the “Pentateuch”, which gives the history of man’s fall from grace.
6 Geese a-laying refers to the Six Days of Creation
7 Swans a-swimming refers to the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, the seven sacraments
8 Maids a-milking refers to the eight Beatitudes
9 Lords a-leaping refers to the Ten Commandments
10 Ladies Dancing refers to the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit
11 Pipers Piping refers to the eleven Faithful Apostles
12 Drummers Drumming refers to the twelve points of doctrine in the Apostle’s Creed

The Twelve Days of Christmas – Ray Conniff
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lUG90JvG0Ck&feature=PlayList&p=1DB541531B4F60AA&playnext=1&playnext_from=PL&index=35
Celine Dion – Happy Christmas
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BrrkM0tf7bA&feature=PlayList&p=1DB541531B4F60AA&index=37&playnext=3&playnext_from=PL

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14 responses to “The Twelve Days of Christmas

  1. Merry Christmas to each and every member of our Armed Forces everywhere.

    Blessings, Peace, Joy and Love. Gratitude to you and your families this Christmas Day.

    Thank you!

    Wish you and yours could celebrate and get a little – much deserved R and R in the Hawaiian Islands. USA.

    We owe you. We Will Defend You here at Home til the End of Time. Count on us when push comes to shove, we will be on the frontlines.

    Savor the Honor you so richly deserve. Your sacrifice is our livlihood.

    God Bless the America and the Constitution of our Forefathers. Forever.

  2. Rain in Dallas has turned to snow and the temperature is falling rapidly. Yesterday the neighborhood was out enjoying the sunshine filled day and each other and basking in a warm temperature of 75+ and now it is 23 degrees! What a change occurred in less than 24 hours. Winter advisories and winter storm warnings are now all over the news. We are witnessing an unusual Winter Wonderland of sparkling white just in time for Christmas! Christmas music plays while the sounds of a warm, crackling fire and the aroma of baking goodies fills the air.

    To each and everyone a very Blessed and Merry Christmas! Please stay safe during your travels to be with family and friends to celebrate the birth of the true Messiah. Our prayers and thanks are with our armed forces around the world who are keeping us safe and who are fighting to keep democracy and freedom alive.

    Thanks to everyone who contributes to this blog and to all those that come here to read the news and our opinions. After the presents are wrapped and the stockings are hung by the chimney with care, there is often a moment of quiet at Christmas, a time when the air feels full of promise and joy. As we reflect upon the past year, may we know that with the birth of Jesus we are renewed.

    Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and warm and heartfelt greetings for the upcoming New Year. May your homes be filled with laughter, merriment, and surprises. I wish you much love, joy and peace in your lives.

    May God Bless America as we move into a new year with renewed vigor.

    Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

    God Bless Everyone and a Merry, Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends!

  3. We the People of the United States

    Merry Christmas to all my dear friends here at We,
    Just a few lines to show what you’ve meant to me.
    God’s wise RedPill built the harbor where we dock,
    and precious, ever vigilant Bridgette’s on guard round the clock.
    Mary’s our tough cookie who’s been here from the start
    as TexasDarlin’s on a mission, she’s always present in our heart.
    Our devoted DrKate keeps the Constitution safe from harm,
    while Leza guards the border to sound the alarm.
    Poetic Papoose keeps us laughing and puts the potus in his place
    as AOne chimes in..she refuses to even look at his face.
    Busy Ali drops by with breaking news from the net
    and Rosemary states the facts on which you can bet.
    Sweet Renee, our dancing Mama, reminds us of where We began,
    while faithful Dave keeps us abreast of news in God’s chosen Land.
    Miri’s our brilliant one, and always with the right perspective
    And last but never least, our famous detective—
    Our trusted friend and loyal patriot Newssleuth,
    who always gets to the bottom of what’s the real truth.
    You guys have unknowingly been my rock thru this crazy year,
    For helping keep my sanity, I will forever hold you dear.
    My heartfelt best wishes to all of you here, the unnamed and even the sheeple;
    Because only laughter, love and wisdom abounds here at We the People.

    God Bless the USA, Israel and all our heroes

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY JESUS! Thank you for saving US.

    • Peach,

      Perfect!

      Close to fifty years ago, I knew someone whose Christmas table always contained a small birthday cake, and every year she and her family sang happy birthday. I’ve never forgotten the meaning of what she did what and how gently she taught her children to distinguish between the essential and the superficial.

      A blessed Christmas to you and yours.

    • You’re just peachy sweet! Happy New Year, too, Ga. Peach.

    • Thanks Georgia Peach for writing that lovely prose for us. It was wonderful! Your words are a marvelous gift!

  4. thanx Ga

    A very Merry Christmas to all my friends here.

  5. Joy To The World!

    Merry Christmas, everyone!

    P.S. Ga.Peach, thanks for the 🙂

  6. Ga.Peach,
    LOL, Pefect! And to that I say ditto!

    Merry Christmas my dear friend’s and family.

  7. Red Pill,
    WTPOTUS family,

    God bless us, every one.

  8. What can I say to top all of the wonderful comments and great poetry ? I think we have the most wonderful group here, and I adore you all ! I feel so blessed to know you all and have you for my friends. My home smells like roasting meat, and the sounds of laughter and music blend in. We sang happy birthday this morning at brunch, and baby Jesus has a gift too.
    We remember who this day is really for. Thank you God for my wonderful life. I am truly blessed.
    God bless all of you too.
    Thank you to our soldiers for our freedoms, we do owe you all alot, and thank you Americans and Christians everywhere for loving each other for what we are inside. What really counts.
    I believe in the goodness of my fellow man (or woman)
    I always have, and always will….
    Merry Christmas to all !

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