about the Christian faith. The song's "gifts" help remember the teachings of the faith.
"True Love" refers to God.
"Me" refers to every Christian.
The other symbols mean the following:
1 Partridge in a Pear Tree = Jesus Christ
2 Turtle Doves = The Old & New Testaments
3 French Hens = Faith, Hope and Charity or the Father, Son and Holy Spirit Trinity
4 Calling Birds = The Four Gospels
5 Golden Rings = First Five Books of the Old Testament
6 Geese-A-Laying = The Six Days of Creation
7 Swans-A-Swimming = The Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit (I Corinthians 12:8-10)
8 Maids-A-Milking = The Eight Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-10)
9 Ladies Dancing = The Nine Fruits of the Holy Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23)
10 Lords-A-Leaping = The Ten Commandments (Exodus 20)
11 Pipers Piping = Eleven Apostles, not Judas