A Lesson about Light I learned this week

Sometimes I like to look back. This post was three years ago. It was an evening of wonderment and inspiration.

Bless you all ! – David

Life and Random Thinking

menorahThis week I learned a lesson about light from a rabbi.

I’m not Jewish but I was invited to a public lighting of a menorah candle. The rabbi spoke warmly, and genuinely to explain the symbolism of the candle lighting and hanukkah.

Afterwards people mingled and had some food, and the potato latkes were delicious. I digress from the lesson, but they were really yummy.

As an illustration as he spoke the rabbi briefly talked about fire and water. He confirmed with a firefighter present that the bigger the fire, the more water needed to extinguish a fire.

candle in the dark 1However, not so with darkness.  Darkness needs only a candle to beat back darkness,  more darkness does not vanquish a candle. The rabbi used this metaphor for darkness in the world and people’s lives.  He encouraged us to light our own candles and keep them lit. He said light a candle for…

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I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.
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5 Responses to A Lesson about Light I learned this week

  1. robynbird says:

    I absolutely adore this! Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Kristi Ann says:

    Hallelujah and Maranatha Amen!!

    Love ❤ Always, YSIC \o/

    Kristi Ann

    Liked by 2 people

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