Thursday, 25 December 2014

Christmas Love

 Our feet hit the sand
So slowly and yet all at once
The water rushes between our toes
The wind dances in our hair

The laughter of children can be heard
Rolling in and amongst the waves
They call to me
To us

Christmas is today
and so Australian it is
We feed the wild birds in the garden
and listen to them sing

This is a lonely holiday for many
and a pleasant one for some
but Christmas isn't about all that for me
It is about love

The love for ourselves
for this world
for the people around us
for everything we have and don't have

The love for the sand that sticks to my body
for the tan that kisses my skin
for the water that leaves my lips salty for days

It is about love
and we all have love
even if we don't first see it

Find the love today
and hold it close.
Find the love
and don't let it go.

xx

17 comments:

  1. This is absolutely beautiful. xx

    Merry Christmas,
    Vanshi~

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  2. So beautiful, Sam. Merry Christmas! :)

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  3. This is so beautiful! I hope you have a wonderful Christmas xx

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  4. So windy! I love the hat! <3 Merry Christmas!

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  5. I like Christmas, but Summer I like definitely more (because these pics look just like Summer to me) :)

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    1. That's because it is Summer :) True Aussie Christmas indeed x

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  6. A belated Merry Christmas Sam! Gorgeous words and pictures.

    LUCID STARS

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  7. Gorgeous everything as always. As I sit here in very warm pants, thick socks, a woollen jumper AND a beanie (with extra large pom pom just for kicks!) I wouldn't mind a bit of a stroll on the beach right about now...!

    Merry Christmas to you and your family x x

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    1. Come back to Sydney and we can make that happen!

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  8. Hello Samantha Heather. So good to know you through your profile on the blogger. Let me wish you before going further. Wish you a very blessed &joyous Christmas season and a very prosprous & and Christ centered New year. I am glad to stop by your blog post and know your love for the Lord Jesus Christ. I am in the Pastoral ministry for last 35yrs in the great city of Mumbai, India a city with great contrast where richest of rich and thepoorest of poor live. We reach out to the poorest of poor with the love of Christ to bring healing to the broken hearted. We also encourage young people as well as adults from the West and developed countries to come to Mumbai on a short / long term missions trip to work with us in the slums of Mumbai during their vacation time. We would love to have you come to Mumbai along with your friends to come to Mumbai on a short / long term missions tirp to work with us during your vacation time. I am sure you will have a life changing experience. My email id is: dhwankhede(at)gmail(dot)com and my name is Diwakar Wankhede. Looking forward to hear from you very soon. God's richest blessings on you.

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  9. Merry Christmas Sam!
    I love your Kimono!

    xx

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  10. So beautiful.

    Merry Christmas Sam, I hope you had a wonderful time x

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  11. What a lovely thing to read amongst all the "best buys for christmas" posts. Merry Christmas Sam!

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  12. your kimono is gorgeous! <3 where did you get it?

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    1. Thanks Nat! I got it from http://fabrikstore.com/ :)

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  13. oh my! this is absolutely lovely. and your style is so on point!

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  14. Beautiful photos and beautiful words :)
    Also, I love your kimono too!

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