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On the 12th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me....
Thursday, January 05, 2017      5 comments

Twelve drummers drumming. The twelve drummers drumming symbolize the twelve points of belief in The Apostles' Creed. Some people will celebrate tonight as Twelfth Night and tomorrow as Little Christmas or the Feast of the three Magi/Kings or ... Read more
On the 11th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me
Wednesday, January 04, 2017      4 comments

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....
Tuesday, January 03, 2017      4 comments

Ten Lords a Leaping who represent the 10 Commandments. They can be found in the book of Exodus, chapter 20....I feel these are laws of love because if you follow them you are demonstrating true love of God and neighbor and of course ourselves... Read more
On the 9th day of Christmas my True Love gave to me....
Monday, January 02, 2017      5 comments

Nine ladies dancing which represent the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit-Charity, Joy, Peace, Patience, Goodness, Mildness, Fidelity, Modesty, Chastity These are all words we think we know/understand. Pick one or two and look them up, find their... Read more
And for 1/1/2017: On the eighth day of Christmas my True Love gave to me....
Sunday, January 01, 2017      6 comments

8 Maids a milking....stands for the 8 Beatitudes. What are these Beatitudes but positive guidance on how to live.. Think if we lived them of how much we would be blessed and how much our lives would bless others... Meek/merciful/clean of hear... Read more
For 1/31/2016 ....on the Seventh Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me....
Sunday, January 01, 2017      4 comments

seven swans a swimming...which from two sources can mean the sevenfold gifts of the Holy Spirit or the seven Sacraments....The French song I learned as a child used the seven sacaraments....but all though it mentions the tenets hidden in the 12 ... Read more
On the Sixth Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me Six Geese A-laying.
Friday, December 30, 2016      8 comments

On the Sixth Day of Christmas my True Love gave to me Six Geese A-laying. These working six geese represent the working days of the Creation of the world-the days the Lord God made all things. Go for a walk, look at people, look at plants, anima... Read more
On the Fifth day of Christmas my True Love gave to me five golden rings
Thursday, December 29, 2016      7 comments

The five golden rings represent the first five books of the Old Testament, where we learn of man's history with God and the covenants established between them. They are called the Pentateuch and refer to the Torah, the Hebrew books of the law. ... Read more
On the Fourth Day of Christmas my True love gave to me four Calling Birds....
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      5 comments

The four Calling birds represent the four Evangelists: Mathew, Marc, Luke and John...those whose writings call us to the Lord by informing, showing and admonishing us. ... Read more
On the Third day of Christmas my true love gave to me 3 French Hens
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      11 comments

This was supposed to be posted yesterday, December 27th. The three French hens represent Faith, Hope and Love. What to say of these gifts? Without Faith I would not have made it out from the black hole after Steve died, nor would I have had... Read more
On the Second Day of Christmas my true Love gave to me two turtle doves.
Monday, December 26, 2016      9 comments

The two turtle doves are the Old and the New Testament. If you read scriptures you will find that offering turtle doves was done by some as gifts of thanksgiving to be offered in the temple. Remember the story of Jesus throwing the vendors and m... Read more
On the First Day of Christmas
Sunday, December 25, 2016      8 comments

On the first day of Christmas my True love gave to me a Partridge in a pear tree. The TRUE LOVE is Jesus who is also symbolized by the Partridge, which is a bird who will give up it's life to protect it's young. Today I wish you a Merry Ch... Read more
December 2nd
Saturday, December 03, 2016      9 comments

Well it's actually past midnight. I was in bed asleep when I got a call from my youngest sister saying she was on her way to Vicky's, it was 10:59. Vicky had been watching TV with her husband when her breathing got funny and she collapsed. Twelv... Read more
Gifts for friends and family: My special fruitcakes
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      12 comments

Every year the week of Thanksgiving I bake my fruitcake-which normally is started at least the week before. The only year that varied was 2005. I finally... Read more
Thankful For my roots... and extended family
Wednesday, November 23, 2016      9 comments

I'm thankful today for my parents, a Belgian war bride and her GI, who after the struggles of WWII, came home to OH and gave birth to six girls and four boys. I am the eldest and though my life wasn't easy I knew daddy loved me as did my aunts, ... Read more

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