On the Eighth Day of Christmas

My true love gave to me Eight Maids a Milking. Our one true love, Christ Jesus, gave to us the Sermon on the Mound and the Beatitudes. The Beatitudes exemplify spiritual strength even in the face of despair.

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On the Eighth Day of Christmas

My true love gave to me Eight Maids-a-Milking. Eight Maids-a-Milking symbolize the Sermon on the Mound and the Beatitudes. The word Beatitude comes from the Latin Beatitudo, meaning blessedness. Each of the eight beatitudes imply a state of emotional well-being in a seemingly dark place. The Beatitudes are the key to achieving peace and contentment in a troubled world.

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