A Candle Glows Within Your Heart

Within the Church a candle burns
and somehow you seem to know;
God's spirit's captured in the flame
and it won't let Him go.

And in the window of your Home…
shines bright candlelight;
placed there to greet the wanderer
from the shadows of the night.

In troubled times, so silently…
a candle draws us near.
As we watch it glowing in the darkness…
its beauty calms our fear.

A candle burns and scents the air
with a perfume of its own;
when you become aware of it…
you know you're not alone.

A candle glows within your heart…
in a secret sanctuary
where a soul can be remembered…
into Eternity.

A candle's flame's not always still…
sometimes it "bobs about";
but its light is so encouraging
when the stars have all gone out.

Poem title: A Candle
~by Roslyn (Ros) Mansell
© Copyright Ros Mansell 2010

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