On the 12th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 12 drummers drumming....
On the 12th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 12 drummers drumming, which represents the 12 tenets in the Creed. So that makes the 12th night, the night when some lands celebrate the arrival of the Magi/Wisemen/Kings. In our family we cel... Read more
On the 11th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 11 pipers piping.....
On the 11th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me eleven pipers piping. The eleven pipers piping represent the eleven faithful Apostles. ... Read more
On the 10th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 10 Lords A-leaping......
The 10 Lords A-leaping represent the ten commandments.
My perspective is I should be LEAPING to follow them, for in obeying the commandments I'm drawn closer to God. ... Read more
On the 9th Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 9 Ladies Dancing....
The 9 Ladies Dancing represent the nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit which can be found in Galatians.
“love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control” (Galatians 5:22-23).
So when I live right... Read more
For the New Year-2018
Start on January 1st with an empty jar. Throughout the year write the good things that happened to you on little pieces of paper. On December 31st, open the jar and read all the amazing things that happened to you throughout the year.
I am ch... Read more
On the 8th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 8 maids a milking...
The 8 maids a milking represent the 8 Beatitudes. Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Blessed are they who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
Blessed are the meek,
for they will inh... Read more
On the 7th Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 7 swans a swimming....
On the 7th Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 7 swans a swimming
Meaning the 7 gifts of the Holy Spirit which are taken from: Isaiah 11:1–3
There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his ... Read more
On the 6th Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me 6 geese a laying, ....
Geese A-laying representing the six days of creation. Laying is work for the geese, and the first 6 days of creation were the days God worked ...
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On the 5th Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me, five golden rings, ....
The Golden Rings refer to the first Five Books of the Old Testament, the
"Pentateuch", which gives the history of man's fall from grace, these books are part of the Torah.
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On the Fourth Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me four Calling Birds....
The Calling Birds = the Four Gospels and/or the Four Evangelists, a reminder that Scriptures are an important part of a bodies Faith walk.
Today I'm going to put a twist on this, my Erik will not be calling me much-laryngitis and a sore th... Read more
On the Third day of Christmas my True Love gave to me....Three French Hens....
On the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me 3 French hens-representing Faith, Hope and Charity.
Faith that God would help me unplug a toilet without calling a plumber,
Hope it would get done in a timely fashion
Charity ... Read more
12 Days of Christmas, days one and two
The song The 12 days of Christmas are symbols to teach Catholic faith in a period of England's history when Catholics were prohibited from practicing their faith.
Yesterday was the first day of Christmas: On the First Day of Christmas my true... Read more
Prayer list never gets smaller
Trust, I keep reminding myself, Trust in the LORD but when things fly at you, your family or friends it is a challenge.
1. Erik's expensive drugs are a detriment to his physical and emotional well being as well as making him lose more of his l... Read more
So the doctor decided Erik needs an additional med and prescribes one new on the market. It needed prior authorization for the insurance to cover it, but ... Read more
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Home from Belgium.
Hello my dear sparkfriends. I am home, I have only seen DS #3 and my middle two granddaughters they came to pick me up at the airport. Erik spent another night with his older brother and SIL. But they made sure I had milk for my coffee this mor... Read more