Monday, December 12, 2011
Christ Centered 12 Days of Christmas
So, I must be on a 12 Days of Christmas kick this year, but I wanted to share with you the 12 Days of Christmas that we like to do for neighbors. It is a fun way to remember the reason for the season. I will give you some gift ideas that I came up with, but anything that goes along with the theme will be great!
On the first day of Christmas, Jesus Christ gave sight to the blind.
Gift: Christmas Movie
On the second day of Christmas Jesus Christ was the light of the world.
Gift: Candle/ Flashlight
On the third day of Christmas Jesus Christ healed the sick.
Gift: Operation Game
On the fourth day of Christmas Jesus Christ gave the gift of charity, the pure love of Christ.
Gift: Heart shaped cookies or heart shaped ornament
On the fifth day of Christmas Jesus Christ fed 5,000 with 2 loaves of bread and fish.
Gift: A nice loaf of bread from Great Harvest or Kneaders and swedish fish.
On the sixth day of Christmas Jesus Christ made the deaf to hear.
Gift: Christmas CD
On the seventh day of Christmas Jesus Christ gave the gift of selflessness.
Gift: The Mansion by Henry Van Dyke (There are some nice illustrated versions)
A Christmas Carol would work really well, too.
On the eighth day of Christmas Jesus Christ gave the gift of baptism.
Gift: Flavored bottled water and dove white chocolate
On the ninth day of Christmas Jesus Christ gave the gift of the Holy Ghost, the comforter.
On the tenth day of Christmas Jesus Christ made the lame to walk.
Gift: Fruit by the Foot
On the eleventh day of Christmas Jesus Christ clothed those in need.
Gift: New clothes, or Christmas socks with candy
On the twelfth day of Christmas Jesus Christ gave his life for us so we can live with him again.
Gift: Picture of the Savior
Note: If you have any ideas for gift please share! There are a ton of different ways to do this and I would love to hear some. If you want to do this, it starts tomorrow! :)