Thursday, December 24, 2009

Christmas Eve

Tonight is Christmas Eve. I hope all of you are having a wonderful, meaningful Christmas. Some say the Twelve Days of Christmas have religious significance. Here is their thought...
1. A Partridge in a Pear Tree.
Baby Jesus

2. Two Turtle Doves
Old and New Testament

3. Three French Hens
Faith, Hope and Love

4. Four Calling Birds
The Four Gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

5. Five Golden Rings
The first five books of the New Testament

6. Six Swans-A-Swimming
Signifies the six days of creation.

7. Seven Swans-A-Swimming.
Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit.

8. Eight Maids-A-Milking.
The eight beatitudes of Sermon on the Mount.

9. Nine Ladies Dancing
Nine fruits of the Holy Spirit.

10. Ten Lords-A-Leaping
Ten Commandments

11. Eleven Pipers Piping
The Eleven Faithful Disciples

12. Twelve Drummers Drumming.
Twelve Points in the Apostle's Creed.

Merry Christmas!!

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