Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Silent Night

Christmas preparations are behind me--and, early enough to be able to enjoy this season, finding a few moments away from the hustle.

Saturday's mildness was whisked away by a chilling wind--tumbling darkly-shadowed, rosy clouds across a winter landscape.


Crawling into a flannel bed that night, I was thankful for the shelter of a warm, brick house--as the night raged about outside my rattling window.
I wondered how anything small could not be blown away on such an unfriendly night.


The next morning a thick blanket of clouds remained--silvery strips, as the sun played peek-a-boo with the wind.



But tonight all is quiet.
It is the silent, holy night.

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4 comments:

Mary said...

Merry Christmas, Nina! I wish you a wonderful day with a chance to be outdoors.

Mary

mon@rch said...

Merry Christmas Nina to you and your family! These are wonderful photos!

nina said...

Merry Christmas, friends.

Kerri said...

Merry Christmas Nina...sorry I am a day late :)

I have enjoyed blogging with you and seeing your beautiful pictures! I look forward to more in 2008.