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  • "Light," Augustus & Julius Hare said, "when suddenly let in, dazzles and hurts and almost blinds us: but this soon passes away, and it seems to become the only element we can exist in... "Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe. It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished," Michael Strassfeld added...
"What is to give light must endure burning,"  spoke Viktor Frankl... Rabindranath Tagore chimed in, "Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark."... "Though my soul may set in darkness,
It will rise in perfect light,
I have loved the stars too fondly, To be fearful of the night", sung Sarah Williams... "Sadness flies on the wings of the morning and out of the heart of darkness comes the light," replied Jean Giraudoux...
Finally, Isabel whispered, "For every shadow, no matter how deep, is threatened by morning light."

    ... and I blew out the candlelight.
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