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SUNDAY

The 7th Day of the Biblical week. The first day of the modern week. The day set aside for rest and worship. The day sacred to the sun among old Teutonic peoples, and its name means "day of the sun." The French call Sunday dimanche, the Spanish call it domingo, and the Italians call it domenica. These three names come from the Latin words dies domenica, which means Lord's Day.

 

 

THE SPECIAL FAMILY MEAL

Usually held on Sunday's, holidays or special days to honor an individual or occasion. Formality can be varied to fit the occasion. Ritual in this order:


 1. Table set with 7 candles representing values and principles, tablecloth, best china, best silverware, toasting glasses and carafes, nametags and nametag holder.
 2. Bread (grain) first course.
 3. Salad (vegetables) second course. 
4. Fruit or Wine/Juice Toast (fruit) third course. Nametags are placed in holder by individuals who want to make a toast. 
5. Cup of soup (meat or fish) fourth course. 
6. Main course (any foods) fifth course. 
7. Dessert (dairy) sixth course. 
8. Coffee/drink seventh course.

Evening Glow - Christmas Cottage X from Thomas Kinkade
Pierside Gallery
Thomas Kinkade

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