Light and hope

The tradition of Lucia is my favourite time of year:

When the darkness is lit up with candles and song.

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The light comes in many forms —

Whether it is the hope

For better times to come

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Or as a metaphor for love and compassion:

Those two metaphorical candles that drive out the darkness.

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For more light, please visit: Our World.

72 thoughts on “Light and hope

  1. Fiona, that first shot of the choir is just beautiful! I love the way you captured the candlelight.

    And the final shot is MAGNIFICENT. Not only the image itself but also the feeling you get when you look at it – utter peace and serenity. It actually looks like a painting.

    Bellissima, my friend!

    X

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  2. Beautiful!!! Each image. I too would love the lighted choir.

    PS….love your fur baby’s babies on the “Our World” linking last week…I didn’t have a chance to pay any visits ’til today.

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  3. So beautiful, as always and such a wonderful way to wind down my day!! Thank you SO much for all you do! I hope you have a great week and a wonderful holiday season!! Enjoy!!

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  4. I love the choir singing by candlelight. I love the Sankta Lucia tradition which I was lucky enough to be part of one year in a Swedish community over here. Beautiful soft pink lighting in that third shot.

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  5. Always, we must have light in soul… we must be optimistic and have compassion! inspired by…
    And the “apricot” sunset light, as a color, it is magnifique…
    All the best and my greetings for the december and winter holidays! Happy Holidays to you and whole family!

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  6. Dearest Lady-fi; Wow, what amazing and timely captures of ‘Light and hope’ ♡♡♡
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in England, xoxo Miyako*

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  7. And the light is there at the beginning of winter !! Sometimes sweet it warms us !! Beautiful series – I wish you an excellent end of year festivities

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