My soul is dressed with beams of light that I may serve as a beacon
to those in the shadows who are seeking vision and spirit.
By bringing Earth closer to heaven, we can all give birth to
the magnificence of our own being. Ours is a journey of
compassion and transformation, by breathing in the moment
we cultivate spiritual well-being and celebrate the miracle of life.
- Micheal Teal
Festivals of Light
Thinking about light in the world, that seems to be darkening. It is the time of Hanukkah, the Jewish Festival of Lights.
Hanukkah lasts 8 days, from December 6th thru the 14th this year. Each day, according to tradition, we light 1 more candle on the 8 branched Menorah, or candle holder. These represent the miracle, of one day’s worth of candle oil, that lasted for 8 days.
There is a great need for Light in our world. There is much anger, fear, violence and danger, not just at our borders, but actually within and all around us.
So can we not respond to this darkness with Light, by being more alive, responsive? They may target our spirit, so we need to let our Souls shine!
In this great tradition we can see the darkness approaching, but in response we light a candle. Let us take better care of each other, give more, help those with less, heal the sick, and nurture communications with all people, everywhere.
In another great religious tradition the Christ illumined us asking us to become the very best we can be ~ "We are the Light, We are the Way"
Let us be candles that Light the Way, bringing a little more light to our lives, to family, to friends, to our communities, and to our world.
Today I am a candle. Will you be one too?
Love and Light,
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