A New Candle

We went to the Abbey today to light a candle for our friend in The Lady Chapel.
We actually lit four, one each for our Dads, and put two others in between them for her and her late husband.

lady chapel

In case you are lost in the dark,
We light a candle for you
To show you the path
To Peace and Serenity.
This simple flickering light
Means Darkness is never total,
Spirits will guide you
To what some may call Heaven.
Do not worry,
The Light will lead the way
To somewhere better, cleaner,
Where you are whole.
Be not afraid of the unknown,
Follow the Light
To join your loved ones long passed,
United again in a new world.
Be surrounded by candlelight,
Each a thought and a wish
From those who care and are waiting
For when they too will make their journey.
candles 31 july
Our candles are in the front row, bottom right


About pensitivity101

I am a retired number cruncher with a vivid imagination and wacky sense of humour which extends to short stories and poetry. I love to cook and am a bit of a dog whisperer as I get on better with them than people sometimes! In November 2020, we lost our beloved Maggie who adopted us as a 7 week old pup in March 2005. We decided to have a photo put on canvas as we had for her predecessor Barney. We now have three pictures of our fur babies on the wall as we found a snapshot of Kizzy, my GSD when Hubby and I first met so had hers done too. On February 24th 2022 we were blessed to find Maya, a 13 week old GSD pup who has made her own place in our hearts. You can follow our training methods, photos and her growth in my blog posts. From 2014 to 2017 'Home' was a 41 foot narrow boat where we made strong friendships both on and off the water. We were close to nature enjoying swan and duck families for neighbours, and it was a fascinating chapter in our lives. We now reside in a small bungalow on the Lincolnshire coast where we have forged new friendships and interests.
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8 Responses to A New Candle

  1. scifihammy says:

    Lovely thought and poem 🙂

  2. Reblogged this on pensitivity101 and commented:

    As part of the Flashback trends for posts on specific days of yesteryear, I’m reblogging this.
    The lady in question was the sister of an acquaintance, and like my own sibling and I, you couldn’t wish to meet two more different individuals.
    It’s hard to believe she passed away four years ago now.

  3. willowdot21 says:

    A beautiful post and a beautiful prayer 💜💜💜

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