A Christmas Blessing

May the light of your soul guide you.
May the light of your soul bless the work
You do with the secret love and warmth of your heart.
May you see in what you do the beauty of your own soul.
May the sacredness of your work bring healing, light and renewal to those
Who work with you and to those who see and receive your work.
May your work never weary you.
May it release within you wellsprings of refreshment, inspiration and excitement.
May you be present in what you do.
May you never become lost in the bland absences.
May the day never burden you.
May dawn find you awake and alert, approaching your new day with dreams,
Possibilities and promises.
May evening find you gracious and fulfilled.
May you go into the night blessed, sheltered and protected.
May your soul calm, console and renew you.

    –  John O’Donohue

 

Deep gratitude to friends and family who have supported and encouraged me on this journey. May we go into the night blessed, sheltered and protected. Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half sorrow. 

A special thank you to Jansen Photographic Expeditions and Snorri Gunnarsson for leading a beautiful photo tour in Iceland in 2016. So many cherished memories! 

 

Photo Credits:  Viking Sunset by Susan J. Preston, Vik, Iceland © 2019, all rights reserved
Technical: Fuji XT-2

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