December 24, 2006

being merry and bright

'Twas the night before Christmas, a boy looks outside his window and wishes upon the brightest star. He wishes for mummy and daddy to live forever, so that they'll always be there to take care of him. He wishes for presents, he prays for his family. Most of all, he hopes Santa rides safely and comes soon.

The boy is now a man. A man who wishes for love and happiness. Of peace ever after. He prays for a better tomorrow and kisses his mother goodnight. He also wishes for presents but doesn't mind if he doesn't get any. As long as he's happy.

Tonight, all of us will be somewhere making wishes and prayers. It doesn't matter what religious faith we follow. 'Tis the season of giving, sharing and caring. My wish is for all of us is to love in a world proud of the celebration of life. Tomorrow is Christmas Day.

Tonight we live. Tomorrow we unwrap our wishes.


Blogger Olivier said...

superbe illumination : JOYEUX NOEL

superb illumination: MERRY CHRISTMAS

4:43 PM  
Blogger Lavender Lady said...

It gives the appearance of being huge! Very nice!

6:05 PM  
Blogger alice said...

Thank you for your words. Joyeux Noël, Edwin!

6:41 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

Edwin, Your message is beautifully stated, and I thank you for your good wishes for each and every one of us, regardless of faith. I echo your wish for the world and can only hope that someday SOON peace will prevail.

Your holiday photo is quite beautiful as are your thoughts.

9:11 PM  
Blogger Sally said...

Another stunning image, Edwin. Thankyou for you messge of peace, and have a very festive Christmas! Joyesux Noel and buona festa to you and your family, from me and mine here in rainy (but fine forecast for Christmas Day) Sydney.
PS When do you arrive in Sydney??

9:19 PM  
Anonymous ruth said...

Edwin, thank you for the words of life and love. I believe when we send out this kind of energy, it will multiply. Sending you all my happiest wishes this Christmas Eve (Christmas Day for you).

9:26 PM  
Anonymous denton said...

Great photo and even better comment. It is obvious your wish has already come true in that you are happy.

10:29 PM  
Blogger Chris & Deb said...

Beautiful decoration and exquisite photo!

12:42 AM  
Blogger Curly said...

Beautiful thoughts Edwin, thanks for sharing them with us!

Merry Christmas!
Curly's Photoshop

8:01 AM  
Blogger Robert said...

Merry Christmas, Edwin, all the best to you and yours. Thanks for our visist and all of your comments.

10:16 AM  
Blogger Mile Stones said...

I wish you peace in your heart always, that will eternally radiate outwards and touch and inspire everyone whose path you cross. Beyond labels of nationality, religion, colour, there is real greatness to be found. The binding strength of true friendship, that is at the core of the celebration of life. Without this, we are nothing but a waste of time and space. There ,my friend, you inspire me! Peace always.

8:53 AM  

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