"On the Ninth Day of Christmas...
...my true love gave to me, Nine Ladies Dancing."
So this is a wonderful gift to have! It represents the nine fruits of the Holy Spirit; love, joy peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control." If we all possessed these gifts, it would make for a wonderful life, wouldn't it?
We can be full of good intentions and "decide" that we are going to be patient from now on, then something happens to blow that patience out of the window, along with it it often goes self-control, gentleness, kindness, love...well probably all of them!
I would love to possess all these gifts from my true love and display them for all to see all the time, but I am only human. Still, I can try to