The 4 candles.....  

lilbears 47F
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9/3/2006 9:49 pm

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9/4/2006 12:16 am

The 4 candles.....

The four candles burned slowly, Their ambiance was so soft you could hear them speak. The first candle said, "I am Peace, but these days, nobody wants to keep me lit." Then Peace's flame slowly dimishes and goes out completely.

The second candle says, "I am Faith, but these days, I am no longer indispensable." Then Faith's flame slowly dimishes and goes out completely. Sadly the third candle spoke, "I am Love and I haven't the strength to stay lit any longer." "People put me aside and don't understand my importance. They evwen forget to love those who are nearest to them." And waiting no longer, Love goes out completely.

A Child enters the room and sees the three candles no longer burning. The child begins to cry, "Why are you not burning? You are supposed to stay lit until the end." The the forth candle spoke gently to the little girl, "Don't be afraid, for I am Hope, and while I still burn, we can relight the other candles." With shining eyes the child took the candle of Hope and lit the other three candles.

Never let the Flame of Hope go out of your life. With hope, no matter how bad things look and are. Peace, Faith and Love can shine brightly in our lives.

bodysnatcher81 54M

9/3/2006 10:44 pm

I liked that story very much. GREAT words to live by because with out hope we have nothing...

silvereclipes2 50M

9/3/2006 10:53 pm

this is a very good story lil and some very good words to live by too.

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