Today was an amazing beautiful day, the sky was clear and blue, the sun was shining. I could hear birds singing. For a November day it was surprisingly warm.

In the mist of recent events I have shied away from looking at the news, my heart is still heavy, but I try to see the bright sides of life.

I would like to thank everyone for your very nice comments, I will reply to them in the days to come. I am touched by all this love and compassion. Thank you!

I am relieved to say that my friends and family are all sound and safe.

Yesterday, things were strange, the streets were too empty for a Saturday. Many businesses had shut down for the day, out of respect. I spend a lot of time with my family, I even got to see my best friend and her mother. It was good to see people, to be with those I love.

Today, I was happy to see that life was coming back, people were enjoying the sun. The laughter of children filled the air.

I tried to make the most out of today, not have my mind wander into dark zones. I kept my eyes open for beauty to share with you.

Almost every day I walk past two things. One I have never consciously seen, but it made me smile. The other, I have often remarked, but never photographed to share, but today I made sure to snap a picture of a quote that can warm hearts.

door sign, flowers
I walk past this heartwarming sign almost daily, but I never noticed it until today
quote, Paris
This quote by Robert Montgomery can be found attached to a building near the Park Monceau

© Solveig Werner 2015. All rights reserved.

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15 thoughts on “A Beautiful Sunday

  1. Lovely post, Solveig. You’re right: Life must go on and natural beauty is there to make sure we do remember that we are all living beings belonging to this gorgeous planet earth. Peace to you and your loved ones.

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    1. It is a bit hard at the moment. I try to rid my mind of all negativity. These things help, but they don’t solve everything.
      I hope that you are ok yourself, you must be shaken too.
      Gros bisous!

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  2. Hi Solveig, glad you are doing well and making the most of a beautiful November day!!! My thoughts are with you, and I so relieved to hear you and your family are faring well!!!!!

    PS. It’s raining here!!! Yippee!!! Hope it keeps raining.

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        1. I did a lot of writing in relation to Friday’s events and just put up another post, which should be the last one marked by darkness. Now I want to go back to happy blogging…

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    1. Isn’t it? I have no idea whose quote it is.
      I must be seeing angels every evening as there are many windows across from my apartment in which the sun reflects 🙂

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  3. I was sure when I saw that sculpture that it must be by Nathan Coley, a Scottish artist – I’ve seen similar work by him in a couple of places. So I googled it, and it isn’t! It’s by Robert Montgomery who is also a Scottish artist. I’m not sure if it’s coincidence or if they have worked together. It’s a nice quote to think about at the moment.

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