Thursday, December 22, 2011

Let there be Light

I understand today is the darkest day of the year. It's comforting to know the days ahead of this one will be more light-filled, that the rest of winter will not be any darker than today. And I love how we seek illumination this time of year, how our candles, lanterns and strings of twinkly lights cut into the darkness. It makes me think of this T.S. Eliot quote: "So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing."


Photos from here, here, here, here, here, here and here.  

8 comments:

  1. Some gorgeous pictures here! I like what you said about seeking illumination this time of year. It's definitely true for me!

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  2. lovely lights! i always look forward to the beautiful photo's on your blog!

    xo, vanessa (the gal)

    http://fashiongalfireman.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love twinkling lights and candles! Hope you have a lovely Christmas:)
    ~Anne

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  4. I love all the lights! I like what you said as well- brighter days are ahead. Kind of a metaphor for life.

    XO,

    Sam
    www.ThePeakofTresChic.com

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  5. Ooh these photos are just magical! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

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  6. Yes, it's so comfortable to know that we'll have more light-filled days from now on. Spring is not that far away, is it! Katie, I wish you a very merry Christmas! I hope you have a wonderful time with your loved ones! xo
    Ada

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  7. Wish you and your family a very warm and lovely holiday season.

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  8. Thank you so much for your blog. Have a happy holiday to you and your family.

    Lisa x

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