12 Days of Christmas GIVEAWAY Bash, Day 9!

Onto day 9!
In the well-known song, 12 Days of Christmas, we are looking at each verse and explaining what each item named represents! So for today, we are looking at the ninth verse…

On the ninth day of Christmas,
My true love sent to me
NINE LADIES DANCING,Eight maids a-milking,
Seven swans a-swimming,
Six geese a-laying,
Five golden rings,
Four calling birds,
Three French hens,
Two turtledoves,
And a partridge in a pear tree

As we have already discussed, we are the ones singing it, telling what our true love – God – gave to us. The partridge in a pear tree represented Christ, the two turtledoves represented the Old and New Testaments, the three French hens represent the theological virtues, and the four calling birds symbolize the four gospels, and the five golden rings are the first five books in the Old Testament (the histories), the six geese a-laying are the 6 days of creation, the seven swans a-swimming are the seven gifts of the Holy Spirit, and the eight maids a-milking are the Beatitudes!

The nine ladies dancing are the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit – Love, Joy, Peace, Patience, Kindness, Goodness, Faithfulness, Gentleness, and Self-Control, found in Galatians 5.

So, onto the giveaway – for the ninth day on Book Ponderings 12 Days of Christmas we are giving away a copy of On Christmas Eve by Thomas Kinkade and Katherine Spencer! :-) Want a chance at winning this? Follow the guidelines below to find out how to enter!

Mandatory Entry: You MUST be a follower of Book Ponderings. Leave a comment saying you’d like to be entered along with your email address. If there is no email address…we will have to pick someone else!

Extra Entries for this giveaway:
- Grab our button (+1)
- Twitter this giveaway (+1 per tweet per day)
- Post about this giveaway on your blog (+3)

So have fun! This giveaway will end at midnight TONIGHT (December 21st)! So make sure you leave a comment today!! :-)  All winners during the 12 Days of Christmas will be announced on December 26th!


Amanda Stephan said...

I love Thomas Kinkade! Thanks for the opportunity to win!
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PinkStuff28 said...

Count me in !

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Inspired by Savannah said...

I am a follower
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Andrew Smith said...

I am a follower. This looks like a wonderful Christmas book.

Thanks for the chance to win.

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Unknown said...

I would love to be entered in this giveaway:) I am a GFC Follower as Charity. Thanks so much!!


Unknown said...

I also tweeted 12/21.


Ariel Wilson said...

Yes, enter me please! :)

I'm a follower.


apple blossom said...

Love to be entered. I'm a follower

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Benita said...

I'm a follower. Please count me in. I'm very fond of Kincade's work.


Cathy W said...

Thank you for this wonderful giveaway. Please enter me.
I'm a follower
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Cathy W said...

Tweet: http://twitter.com/cjwallace43/status/17409746562711553
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Aik said...

I'd love to enter! I'm a follower.

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Aik said...

I have your button.


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Aik said...

I tweeted:


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Katie Marie said...

Thanks for all the comments! :-) This giveaway is now closed.

~ Katy

amber said...

I follow your blog and would love to win this!!

amber (afren07[at]gmail[dot]com)

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