- When You Light A Candleby Raffaelina Lowcock
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When You Light A Candle by Raffaelina Lowcock
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I suddenly realized that all around me there was chaos or a vast confusion, a voluntary ignorance, and it resembled the situation of a power failure.  A depth of darkness. What to do?
At that moment, I could only think of calming, so to speak.  So I did, as if lighting a candle, my action calmed those closest to me.  It was not for everyone, but it was a definite help.  And, by my help, some had been given light.  As a result, they too would light a candle, until by sheer numbers their candles became torches obliterating the darkness.



Author Notes
You can light a candle or remain in the dark.


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