The Four Candles


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A lovely story about the candles of Peace, Faith Love and Hope.


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The four candles burned slowly...

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Their ambience was so soft you could hear them speak...

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«I AM PEACE» “However, nobody can keep me lit. I believe I will go out” … It’s flame rapidly diminishes and goes out completely … The first candle said:

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«I AM FAITH» “Most of all, I am no longer indispensable, so it doesn’t make any sense that I stay lit any longer.” … when it finished talking, a breeze softly blew on it putting it out… The second one says:

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Sadly the third candle spoke in its turn: «I AM LOVE» “I haven’t got the strenght to stay lit. People put me aside and don’t understand my importance. They even forget to love those who are nearest to them.” ... and waiting no longer it goes out …

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Suddenly... A child enters the room and sees three candles not burning: «Why are you not burning?. You are supposed to stay lit untill the end.» … saying this, the child begins to cry…

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Then the fourth candle said : “Don’t be afraid, while I am still burning we can re-light the other candles…” I AM «HOPE»

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… with shining eyes, the child took the Candle of Hope, and lit the other three candles …

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… Never let the Flame of Hope go out of your life ...

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... and that each of us can maintain Hope, Faith, Peace and Love !!!

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With Hope, no matter how bad things look and are … PEACE, FAITH AND LOVE, CAN SHINE BRIGHTLY IN OUR LIVES. © December/2008 Please feel free to share this slideshow and lovely story.