Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Day 6 - Do You Hear What I Hear???

This morning, I sat on the back porch and felt the sun, warm on my face.  The dogs were scampering around the yard; the birds were chirping; the air was very still.  And I heard....bells

Church bells, to be exact.  Keep in mind, the nearest church that has bells in the tower is at least two miles away from our house.  I don't think I have ever heard the sounds of their music from here before.  But, this morning, I could hear it very distinctly....carrying across the distance, sweet and pure.

It was a wonderful moment.  I just sat very still, listening to the peal of the bells and counting the strikes of the clock.  Nine o'clock....each ring as clear as the one before.

I simply soaked it all in....until the music faded away.

What a beautiful way to start the day.  It was a gift, both for the hearing and the soul.  And for that, I am truly thankful.

Enjoying the sounds of the season....


1 comment:

  1. Church bells are one of my most favorite things to hear. We heard them all the time in Germany and they just bring back so many happy memories. I can't tell you all the times, we just sat and waited for them. What a wonderful way to start your day!


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