Friday, December 31, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011



DAY SEVEN

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 7th day of Christmas my true love gave to me Seven Swans A-swimming

The Salvation bell ringer
there yesterday and again
today
--gillena cox


hospital corridor –
patients decorating
a Christmas tree
--Tom


THE CABIN IN THE BAY
NEW YEAR’S EVE WALZING
OF TWO TRAVELLERS.
--Tatjana Debeljacki


The last leaf
of this tired year...
a new calendar
-- Vasile Moldovan


heavy clouds
move over the mountain...
the old year dwindles
--Keith Simmonds


Seven Swans - The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit: prophecy, ministry ,teaching, exhortation, giving, leading, and compassion CLICK to read more...

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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Club Penguin - Black Eyed Peas - Meet me Halfway
Machel Montano - Soca Santa (Trinidad & Tobago)

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011


DAY SIX

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 6th day of Christmas my true love gave to me Six Geese A-laying


--gillena cox


macaroni necklace
around grandma's neck
her face radiant
-- Diane Mayr...


Between the feasts
the snowfall covers
all the dirts
--Vasile Moldovan


Cold penetrates the body
But not the soul
Christmas lights twinkle brightly
--Quentin Clingerman


a vagrant
wearing a Santa Claus hat
and a broad grin
--Keith Simmonds


Six Geese A-laying - The six days of creation that confesses God as Creator and Sustainer of the world CLICK to read more...


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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Rudolph....
P.H.I at Phase II Pan Yard in Trinidad

MORE STEEL PAN MUSIC
Andy Narel and Trinidad All Stars

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011



DAY FIVE

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 5th day of Christmas my true love gave to me Five Gold Rings

a strutting rooster
its already morning
his silence
--gillena cox


a snow globe
filled with the world
feeling shaken
--Melissa Allen


Santa Claus costume
lying on the pavement...
puddles of water
--Keith Simmonds



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Five Gold Rings are the first Five Books of the Old Testament, known as the Torah or the Pentateuch: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy, which gives the history of humanity's sinful failure and God's response of grace in the creation of a people to be a light to the world.CLICK to read more...

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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Jose Feliciano – Cherry Tree Carol.
The Hat I got for Christmas is too BIG. - (Trinidad andTobago)...

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011


DAY FOUR

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 4th day of Christmas my true love gave to me Four Calling Birds

overcast cloud
banded outstretched wings
of low flying hawks
--gillena cox


cookies for santa
the outlines of stars
left on the parchment paper
--Cindy


a basket full of
ham, turkey, drinks, cake...
outing on the beach
--Keith Simmonds

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Four Calling Birds are the Four Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and. John, which proclaim the Good news of God's reconciliation of the world to Himself in Jesus Christ.
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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
MJBlige - Someday At Christmas....
Sandra Hamilton - Parang Jam. - (Trinidad andTobago)...

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Monday, December 27, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011



DAY THREE

MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 3rd day of Christmas my true love gave to me Three French Hens

Transition

--gillena cox


AROMA OF THE FIR TREE
TROUGH THE WOODS AND FIELDS
WHITE COVERING CLOTH..
--Tatjana Debeljacki


the week after Christmas
enough faith left
to get on the airplane
--Melissa Allen


loud carols with
the odour of baked ham
from my neighbour's home
--Keith Simmonds



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Three French Hens are The Three Theological Virtues: Faith, Hope, and Love CLICK to read more...


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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Brenda Lee - Rocking Around The Christmas Tree....

O Holy Night - (Trinidad andTobago)...

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011



DAY TWO
MERRY CHRISTMAS

Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 2nd day of Christmas my true love gave to me two turtledoves

blue skies
two doves on the wall preen
in synchronicity
--gillena cox


LIGHTENING BALLS
ARE TWINKLING THE MAGIC
IMAGINATON OF CHILD.
--Tatjana Debeljacki


Star of Betlehem -
turtledove's empty nest
hangs in the fir tree
--Cristina-Monica Moldoveanu


after Christmas
jealous of what
I gave away
--Melissa Allen


paranderos
dancing and singing
from house to house
--Keith Simmonds


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The two turtledoves are the Old and New Testaments, which together bear witness to God's self-revelation in history and the creation of a people to tell the Story of God to the world. CLICK to read more...

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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
God Bless Us Everyone....

Home For Christmas- Sean Blackman - (Trinidad andTobago)...

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

The Twelve Days of Christmas 2010-2011



DAY ONE
MERRY CHRISTMAS


Welcome to the third year's celebration (2010-2011) of The 'Twelve Days of Christmas' here at Lunch Break

On the 1st day of Christmas my true love gave to me a Partridge in a Pear Tree

a fish scale day moon
watching over
day's clearing


blue sky
much like yesterday except
for Christmas day hugs
--gillena cox



December Snow


-- Diane Mayr...


Christmas rain
the child plays
with Noah's ark
--Melissa Allen


Christmas morning...
wide-eyed children playing
by the Christmas tree
--Keith Simmonds

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The partridge in a pear tree is Jesus the Christ, the Son of God, whose birthday we celebrate on Christmas DayCLICK to read more...



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MORE CHRISTMAS MUSIC
Laughing Children - Lennox Gray(Trinidad andTobago) ....

Mr Santa Claus - Rem (Trinidad andTobago) ....

Nana Mouskouri - O Tannenbaum....


CHILDREN
Text Santa CLICK here....

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Invitation


You are, once again, invited to celebrate 'The Twelve Days of Christmas' at Lunch Break Dec 25 to Jan 6
Send your sharing, e-mail me; indicating which day you want it posted, or post as a comment during the celebrations

The 2009-2010 celebration CLICK here...


much love
gillena

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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Shadowy



Because of Devika's interesting rabbit moon comment; i've edited this post to include a link about Moon Rabbit - CLICK to read
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much love
gillena

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Concurrent

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Gaudete


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joy extends
from the least bit of kindness--
third Sunday of Advent
--gillena cox

The Third Sunday of Advent is Gaudete Sunday, the 'pink candle' Sunday, the Sunday we light the pink candle on the Advent wreath. Gaudete is the imperative plural form of the Latin verb gaudere (to rejoice). It is a command ordering us to rejoice!...John Mallon to read more...Click here

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Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Processing


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processing to Christmas
rosary beads dangle
from devout hearts
--gillena cox

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Sunday, December 05, 2010

Window View

Saturday, December 04, 2010

Blue

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Twilight