“The Twelve Days of Christmas” for Adult Children of Divorce

by Kent Darcie

For some, the words of this carol (ACD style) are true. For many, the words reflect ideas that seem far beyond reality. Regardless of where you are today, here are five ways you can make next year’s Christmas season better!ChristmasTree with presents png 75

  1. Remember, “With God, all things are possible.”1  Make sure your efforts to change things are bathed in prayer and guided by scripture.
  2. Commit to learning how your parents’ divorce is affecting you and your relationships.
  3. Take intentional steps to heal and change by using the tools on our Resources Page.
  4. Make a New Year’s resolution that this version of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” will be true for you next year!
  5. Let me know of your commitment so I can pray for you. I can be reached at acdministries@gmail.com.

The Twelve Days of Christmas for Adult Children of Divorce

On the first day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the second day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
A loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the third day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the fourth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
a home filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

star and mangerOn the fifth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the sixth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the seventh day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the eighth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Dealing with my anger
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the ninth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Healing from my sorrow
Dealing with my anger
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheerfamily praying together

On the tenth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Love among my siblings
Healing from my sorrow
Dealing with my anger
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the eleventh day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
Parents who are speaking
Love among my siblings
Healing from my sorrow
Dealing with my anger
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

On the twelfth day of Christmas, these things I’m thankful for
God’s faithful guidance
Parents who are speaking
Love among my siblings
Healing from my sorrow
Dealing with my anger
Living with forgiveness
Growing in my trusting
A peaceful heart
Home that’s filled with love
My great kids
Loving spouse or friend
And a day filled with Christmas cheer

1Matthew 19:26, New King James Version.

AdultChildrenofDivorce.net Merry Christmas

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