December 22, 2009

The gentle peace of Christmas

Designed by Mark Weissbach

"I knew by the smoke, that so gracefully curl'd
Above the green elms, that a cottage was near. And
I said, "If there's peace to found in the world,
A heart that was humble might hope for it here!"
Author: Thomas Moore


  1. This was a simple, beautiful and poignant post.
    And may you find your peace as we celebrate Christmas!

  2. happy holidays! here´s hoping we´ll meet in person this new year for some crabs, beer, and lots of laughs. warm hugs!

  3. Wouldn't it be lovely to spend a quiet night in that cabin?

    Merry Christmas!

  4. What a lovely thought. I want my home to be that kind of place!!

  5. That is sucjh a beautiful picture. Reminds of the peace and calm that should be a part of this beautiful holiday. The lines of prose are lovely :o)

    Merry Christmas, Kathy.
    ~ Amy

  6. Hmmmm.....I felt like (coming to a dream) home as I read those words. Lovely!

  7. Just Beautiful!! Happy Holidays! Karena


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