Friday, January 4, 2013


Twelve Days of Christmas
Day Eleven
January 4, 2013
On the eleventh day of Christmas.
my true love gave to me...
Eleven Pipers Piping,
Ten Lords A-leaping,
Nine Ladies Dancing,
Eight Maids A-milking,
Seven Swans A-swimming,
Six Geese A-laying,
Fiiivvve Gold Rings,
Four Calling Birds,
Three Frendh Hens,
Two Turtle Doves
 and a Partridge in a Pear Tree.
Eleven Pipers reprsent
The eleven Faithful Apostles:
1) Simon Peter, 2) Andrew, 3) James, 4) John,
5) Philip, 6) Bartholomew, 7) Matthew,
8) Thomas, 9) James bar Alpphaeus,
10) Simon the Zealot, 11) Judas bar James.
(Luke 6:14-16)
The list does not include the twelfth disciple,
Judas Iscariot who betrayed Jesus to the
religious leaders and the Romans.