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

Updated: Mar 25, 2019

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!


Remember, “With God, all things are possible.” *   Make sure your efforts to change things are bathed in prayer and guided by scripture.


Commit to learning how your parents’ divorce is affecting you and your relationships.Take intentional steps to heal and change by using the tools on our Resources Page.Make a New Year’s resolution that this version of the “Twelve Days of Christmas” will be true for you next year!


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



On 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 cheer


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


* Matthew 19:26, New King James Version.



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