Candle Light

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I’ve always been in awe of candle light photography. I remember those photos I took of lighted candles at the St. Padre Pio Chapel near our place.

Watching the flickering flames somehow brings that inner peace in one’s soul, the quiet of the moment, fervent prayers uttered, the beauty of the Now.

A niece who is vacationing in France sent me some photos of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Paris and these is one of them. She knows that I love subjects like this and she told me, “I took those photos for you auntie”.  She hasn’t shared it on other social media sites, she said I could use them any way I want, be it on my blog or as personal collection.  Thank you Annabelle.

I am imagining myself right there at this moment, reflecting about life, its beauty and its angst while watching the flames sway and dance.

 

(re-blogged from Dreams and Escapes)

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About arlene

And here I thought it would be easy to create and start another blog. Starting all over again but that is the challenge of blogging. This is a continuation of my other blog called Dreams and Escapes. It is still a work in progress...

Posted on July 20, 2016, in candles, journeys, life, photography, reflections, thoughts and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. That is a beautiful photo. I like candles. Yes they do bring inner peace.

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  2. Something about a flickering candle that sets the mind wandering to a better place.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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  3. Arlene, go for it, photography is also a love of mine.

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