On the first day of Christmas,  the good Lord sent to me…one hopeful heart and a humble and warm nativity.

On the second day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me…two happy thoughts and the blessing of a loving family.

On the third day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me…three answered prayers, two happy thoughts and a humble and warm nativity.

On the fourth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me…four fa-la-la’s. Four fa-la-la’s, three answered prayers, two happy thoughts, and a humble and warm nativity.

On the fifth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, Five Ways to Shine!…Four fa-la-la’s, three answered prayers, two happy thoughts and a humble and warm nativity.

On the sixth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, six Bible verses and a nine foot evergreen tree.

On the seventh day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, seven kinds of cookies and a big pot of peppermint tea.

On the eighth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, eight Christmas greetings and some love from my friends and family.

On the ninth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, nine folks to pray for and a few folks to pray just for me.

On the tenth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, ten gifts of promise and a heart full of hope and charity.

Ten gifts of promise, nine folks to pray for, eight Christmas greetings, seven kinds of cookies, six Bible verses…Five Ways to Shine!!!   Four fa-la-la’s, three answered prayers, two happy thoughts and a warm and a sweet nativity.

On the eleventh day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, eleven dreams to ponder and a light sure to guide me on my way.

On the twelfth day of Christmas, the good Lord sent to me, twelve special Proverbs and a Psalm just to read throughout the day.

(Sing it!)

Twelve special Proverbs, eleven dreams to ponder, ten gifts of promise, nine folks to pray for, eight Christmas greetings, seven kinds of cookies, six Bible verses, Five Ways to Shine!!!….Four fa-la-la’s, three answered prayers, two happy thoughts and a humble and warm nativity!

Okay…so you might not be able to sing your way through this whole thing…but give it a try, keep your heart light, and celebrate the God of your heart all throughout the season.  Stay warm wherever you are!

  1. Priscilla Newman says:

    Karen,
    That was a wonderful change to the Christmas song….Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year’s.

    Love,
    Priscilla

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