Thanksgiving at dawn. House full of sleepers.

sleep-son-family-holidays

Quiet has many moods. When our sons are home, their energy is palpable. Even when they’re upstairs sleeping I can sense them, can feel the house filling with their presence, expanding like a sail billowed with air. I love the dawn stillness of a house full of sleepers, love knowing that within these walls our entire family is contained and safe, reunited, our stable four-sided shape resurrected.

~ Katrina Kenison, Magical Journey: An Apprenticeship in Contentment 


Notes:

Comments

  1. what a wonderful comforting feeling. when this happens, all is right with the world. and of course, as they sleep, i am up, embracing the calm and quiet before the day unrolls.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Happy Thanksgiving David!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. This is a universal feeling. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours, DK!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. David wake them up, it’s time to celebrate thanksgiving. Be happy.

    Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: