Lighting a Candle

Photo by Jessica Delp on Unsplash

I remember attending Mass with my mother when I was a child. There would be stacks of votive candles on either side of the altar, and after Mass, my mom would often given me a quarter to put into the devotions box so that I could “light a candle” for someone who we knew that was suffering. Such simple acts of faith — the lighting of a candle and a short prayer at the altar…

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Aunty Jean

Aunty Jean

Constantly curious, dog-loving, anti-racism, politically progressive, book-loving, vegan lady. I want to keep learning every day, exploring other points of view