I love a soft light in my home. I have just never care for a bright light that shines to the deepest corners....seeming to wake up anyone or anything in its path! I feel more at peace and relaxed with soft lighting. I hardly ever use overhead lighting,until some of the family come over and ask why I stay in the dark :) My son will say...turn some light on in here Ma! Sometimes, I turn off all the lamps and burn candles or my oil lamps. I love it! Natural lighting is another favorite...nothing like the sun shining through the windows on a cloudless day...I can almost hear God say....Let there be light!
Years ago, when I was teaching pre-K in the Christian Academy,one of the things they taught us to do to settle down a room full of rowdy children was to turn the lights out (there was still light in the room from the windows) and began to whisper. Worked everytime! I don't like sitting in those little rooms at the doctors office with those very bright fluorescent lights overhead.
Makes me more uncomfortable than I already am. I do understand why there is a need for them in a doctor's office though. I do turn on the lights when I am doing some intensive cleaning,dusting,mopping etc. Gotta see the dirt and dust to get rid of it :)
These are just some examples of lighting I have had,and do have in my home. Lots of candles as well.
|I Love this picture...so peaceful looking!|
Sometimes,its the smallest little light that can reach the farthest in the dark......
This little light of mine...I'm gonna let it shine! Go light your world!
Let your light so shine before men,that they may see your good works,and glorify your Father,which is in heaven. Matt. 5:16