Silent night was my FAVORITE Christmas carol when I was little. For several years of my childhood, the neighborhood where I lived, organized a Christmas carol evening. It was almost like a hayride, singing through the neighborhood. I would practice my carols for weeks…if only I could sing in tune…I LOVE to sing! The evening would end at someone’s garage where there would be hot coco and treats waiting to warm us up. What a lovely tradition, I had not thought about that in years. Children bring amazing memories to the forefront while creating millions more… what an amazing gift they are.
I am pretty sure that brings me back to silent night, after all it is about a baby. That song always seemed so peaceful to me and still to this day when all the house lights are off and the tree lights glowing, I hear it in the back of my head. These pictures give me the same sense of peace and holiday joy that I hope my Ava will experience each year.