Saturday, November 27, 2010

Hope

This weekend the preparations are going on, because soon it will be the first of Advent! Here in Sweden, where there has been falling a lot of snow and it´s already completely dark at 4, Advent is more than welcome. I looked up what Advent actually means: ¨a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas¨. As I look around, and lights are popping up before windows in houses, I suddenly understand why this time before Christmas makes me excited. Maybe even more than Christmas itself. It´s the hope that Advent creates. The longing for.. the preparing part! It could be for that one moment, as my mothers says, where everyone eats together around a decorated table. I think it is the hoping part, after a year full of turbulence or maybe a year full of loneliness, to grow towards...hope? 


There I go again.. was not planning to write this. Now it will be a long entry, once again :)
My little boy, this morning in his pajamas, with a good sweater and warm socks. While the snow outside is cold, waiting for him to come outside and play. He is inside reading a book with a sniffly nose.

4 comments:

♥ Fyra årstider said...

Å vilka underbara foton.
Kram Lotta

Cori Henderson said...

I love his sweater! So cute!

Sanne Feenstra said...

Dat is inderdaad een ontzettend leuk truitje.
kun je zeker alleen in het mooie zweden kopen:)

Charla said...

I love the perspective and crop in that top photo! Beautiful work:)

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