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Sparkle Plenty.

I don’t mind the darkness. 

In the face of the lack of something, humans seem to instinctively make an effort.

Light. My Nordic ancestors celebrated Saint Lucia in a festival at this time of year. Girls dress in white dresses with a red sash and a crown of candles… Latin “lucere” to shine. 

Although we don’t have processions in white dresses here in Pawtucket, I love the holiday lights. People in our neighborhood make an effort to decorate their houses. It creates upliftedness, a sparkle. It reminds me that in this world fraught with darkness on so many levels, there is a basic human need to shine.

Until next time, in these shortest of days, see if you can offer a little light and make someone’s life a little brighter. That might inspire others to do the same. CREATE.

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