Continuing our series of I Didn’t Know That, we take a look at the common symbolism attributed to that famous Christmas song; The Twelve Days of Christmas. Be aware, the song was not written as a mnemonic device to memorize Christian symbolism, but we can still have fun learning.
The eighth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: Eight Maids A-milking
This has been given the symbolism of:
(but, the two biblical sources list nine or two; Matthew 5:3-11 and Luke 6:20-22, respectively)
Stayed tuned for the next episode where we’ll look at the Ninth Day of Christmas.