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Chalice Lighting: “There is Light

In the beginning
There was light
Infinite and expansive
Flowing out from an unseen center.

Throughout Creation
There is light
From the steady Sun
The glowing Moon
The flashing Meteor
The twinkling Stars
And the auroras dancing in the northern skies.

Within each part of Creation
There is light
Slowed down and held close
By every cell and molecule
By each atom and element.

Within you
There is light
The same light as the Source
The same radiance that is in all creatures.

May this small flame
Be a constant reminder to you
Of your true nature
And your kinship with all beings.

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Last updated on Wednesday, May 7, 2014.

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