Christmas Memories

I remember little Santas, so old that they were cracked in places, with cotton stuffing that peeked out. Multicolored lights were also strung on the outside of our house, and it was fun to see how beautifully other people had decorated their homes. Our yearly, after-dark drive through the more upscale Van Nuys neighborhoods was a big event.

Flame of Truth

FLAME OF TRUTH

By M. C. Pehrson

Word Count: 154

Rating: G

Summary: A prayer to Truth

Previously published on: January 23, 2017

Image credit: https://jp.lt/prezidente-pareiske-uzuojauta-del-pussimti-gyvybiu-nusinesusio-gaisro-rusijoje/

Glorious flame of Truth,

Make of each heart a candle

And send us out into the world

To spread Your light.

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