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  • 1. FOUR CANDLES

2. FOUR CANDLES WERE BURNINGON THE ADVENT WREATH, 3. IT WAS SO QUIETTHAT YOU COULD HEAR THECANDLES START TO SPEAK. 4. THE FIRST CANDLE SIGHEDAND SAID:MY NAME IS PEACE. MY LIGHT IS BURNING, BUT PEOPLE ARENT LIVING IN PEACE.Its light got dimmer and dimmer and finally went out completely... 5. THE SECOND CANDLEFLICKERED AND SAID,MY NAME IS FAITH,BUT I AM NO LONGERNEEDED. PEOPLE DONT WANT TO HAVE ANYTHING TO DO WITHGOD. THERE IS NO POINT IN MY BURNING ANYMORE.A draft entered the room and blew the second candle out... 6. A SAD, FAINT VOICE EMERGED FROM THE THIRD CANDLE: MY NAME IS LOVE. I NO LONGER HAVE THE STRENGTH TO BURN. PEOPLEHAVE CAST ME ASIDE. THEY ONLY SEE THEMSELVES, NOT THE ONES THEY SHOULD LOVE.And with one last flicker, this candle, too, went dark... 7. A CHILD ENTERED THE ROOM.HE LOOKED AT THECANDLES AND SAID: BUT YOU ARENT SUPPOSED TO BE OUT,YOURE SUPPOSED TO BEBURNING!A n d h e a l m o s t b e g a n t o c r y 8. THEN THE FOURTH CANDLE SPOKE. IT SAID:DONT BE AFRAID! AS LONG AS I AM BURNING, WE CANLIGHT THE OTHER CANDLES, TOO.MY NAME IS HOPE! 9. THE CHILD TOOK A MATCH AND LIT THEOTHER CANDLES FROM THE CANDLE OFHOPE. 10. The flame ofhope must never die... 11. ...and each of usshould keep theflames ofPEACE, FAITH,LOVE&HOPE alive. 12. Wishing you HOPE LOVE FAITH PEACEFor the year 2011 Happy New Year VAnITA