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Rekindle Someone's Light ✨

Dr. Albert Schweitzer said it so well, "Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light."

I love this quote by Albert Schweitzer because it speaks about being grateful to those who have helped to relight our flames. Our own light can go out for so many different reasons

It can be due to having a tough time settling in something new, death of a loved one, dealing with a sick parent or child, losing a job,  or even just getting sucked into the winter doldrums and feeling like we have nothing to look forward to, can make our light start to flicker.

Have you ever stopped to think about those people for whom you are grateful because they have helped to rekindle your flame? My list was (and still is) huge!

Who rekindles your light? Who blows your light into flame when it threatens to flicker out? Sometimes this person is a family member, sometimes a teacher, or a mentor, or a special friend. If you need the light of your spirit rekindled during this bleak time, there are those who will listen and care.

Likewise, a great and wonderful gift you can give is to fan into flame the spirit that is in another. Rekindling someone's flame is an important task we perform, for few of us can go it all alone.

The greatest weapon against darkness is, and always has been light. Even one small light is stronger than the darkness.

Imagine a person holding a lit candle that is surrounded by others who have unlit candles. The person with the light simply reaches out and lights the candle of another, then that person reaches out and lights someone else’s candle, and so on. You might have lost your light but someone may share theirs with you. Have hope.

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about people who have entered into my life and helped make me “better than I am.”  

So, be a beacon of light in someone's darkness
Shine a little light in the world today,
Someone may need your brilliance,
To illuminate their way...❤️✨


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