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[Photo Journal/A-Z Photo Story Challenge] C is for Candles

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Myra here.

I am glad to join Frizztext’s A-Z Photo Story Challenge this week once again. Last week, I shared a few photographs from Batam Indonesia. This week, I am sharing a few more pictures from our temple visit with…

C is for Candles

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“Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” 
― Anne Frank

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“When the sun has set, no candle can replace it.” 
― George R.R. Martin

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“There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” 
― Edith Wharton

Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

3 comments on “[Photo Journal/A-Z Photo Story Challenge] C is for Candles

  1. happy, to read: “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ― Anne Frank = Anne Frank is a great hero symbol for resistance vs. the Third Reich. As for candles: you make me remember the fate of princess Diana / Marilyn Monroe:

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  2. This reminds me of the beautiful song: Go Light Your World –
    “Carry your candle, and run to the darkness
    Seek out the helpless, deceived and poor
    Hold out your candle for all to see it”

    Beautiful post today!

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  3. OOoooh, do I love (unscented) candles! And thes setups are gorgeous! Great videos, too. Love this one by Chris Rice which I’d never heard/seen. Thank you 😀

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