thinking…

Thinking
For most people this is Day 4 of 12 Days of Advent as in SL Advent does start on Dec 12th ~ yet what came to my mind today was the song just finished hearing “Twelve Days of Christmas” and I was thinking till just a moment ago that was referring to the days before yet actually it isn’t…as the first day of Christmas “A Partridge in a Pear Tree” is the starting celebration of the birth of Jesus on December 25th ending on January 5th…seems way back when Catholicism was banned in England “The carol, it is said, was a catechism song for Catholics to learn “the tenets of their faith,” as they could not openly practice in Anglican society” is this true or not  been truly substantiated yet below is the meaning of each day and these 12 days are known as “The Epiphany” ~ some also believe the 12 days is the amount of time it took for the 3 Wise Men to travel to Bethlehem, some it is known as “Twelvetide” ~ either way for most Christians it truly is a celebration ~ this usually is not my thing to discuss religion as my Gram a very wise women said there are 2 things never to be discussed in mixed company is “politics & religion” as I try to keep my blog away from those 2 subjects yet its the season that truly is a religious celebration one that whether you believe or not please just take time to let others know you care ♥

Here are the verses of the song, along with their supposed symbolism [source: BBC.com]:

A Partridge in a Pear Tree – Jesus Christ
Two Turtle Doves – The Old and New Testaments
Three French Hens – The three virtues of Faith, Hope and Charity
Four Calling/Collie Birds – Four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
Five Golden Rings – First five books of the Old Testament
Six Geese-a-Laying – Six days of creation before God’s rest on the seventh day
Seven Swans-a-Swimming – Seven gifts of the Holy Spirit
Eight Maids-a-Milking – Eight Beatitudes
Nine Ladies Dancing – Nine fruits of the Holy Spirit
Ten Lords-a-Leaping – Ten Commandments
Eleven Pipers Piping – Eleven faithful disciples
Twelve Drummers Drumming -Twelve points of belief in the Apostles’ Creed

Shot at my home using the prop {what next} Winter Harvest Chair w/poses in it ♥

wearing:
Pud’s Very Subtle Bounce Physics
CATWA HEAD Catya v3.2
DeeTaleZ Mesh BEAUTY MOLE
IKON Odyssey Eyes- Nymph
ISON – Luxebox suede pants
LEGENDAIRE REBECA ANKLE BOOTS
Maitreya Mesh Body – Lara V4.1
white river co. – Daytripper Hat/Hair
:::{KOXAHA}::: Christmas Raccoon Sweater~Marketplace bargain

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