Monday, December 20, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas-- A Truer Meaning

A Partridge in a pear tree
Jesus Christ, the Son of God
Two turtle dovesThe Old and New Testaments
Three french hensFaith, Hope and Charity,
The Christian Virtues
Four calling birdsThe four Gospels
Five golden ringsThe first five books of
the Old Testament
The Pentateuch
Six geese a-layingSix days of creation
Seven swans a swimmingThe seven gifts of
the Holy Spirit
Eight maids a-milkingThe eight Beatitudes
Nine ladies dancingThe nine Fruit of
the Holy Spirit
Ten lords a-leapingThe Ten Commandments
Eleven pipers piperingThe eleven faithful apostles
Twelve drummers drummingThe twelve points of doctrine
in the Apostle's Creed
~ Author Unknown ~

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