In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer
Wishing all my fellow bloggers a wonderful 2017 with good health and happiness!
The photo is one that I’ve just put up on my photo blog for the Weekly Photo Challenge, the theme was ‘Resilience’. These very resilient roses were still blooming a few days ago and were covered in frost! I liked the photo rather a lot, and the quote I found by Albert Camus, the French philosopher. It seems a good choice to wish you all well for the coming year, and I hope that whatever happens you’ll find your invincible summer!
We sleep, and at length awake to the still reality of a winter morning. The snow lies warm as cotton or down upon the window-sill; the broadened sash and frosted panes admit a dim and private light, which enhances the snug cheer within. The stillness of the morning is impressive… From the eaves and fences hang stalactites of snow, and in the yard stand stalagmites covering some concealed core. The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences we see fantastic forms stretching in the frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man’s art.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862)