Candles to Christmas

Advent begins on Sunday, and it’s a time of preparation for Christmas. The season can be used for introspection and prayer, turning to confidence and delight. It’s also four weeks of baking, shopping, and stress. But the symbols for the season, the wreath, the Jesse tree, and candles, remind us to slow down …

CANDLES TO CHRISTMAS

let hope                                             223..10.17.13
glow
in your eyes

let peace
warm
heart and mind

let joy
shine
as bright flame

let love
blaze
from your heart

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About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she is now living in Shawnigan Lake, BC. She is married to Robert, an accountant, and they have three sons, Andrew Jon Mark ... and two cats, Alice and Chaucer. Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more... Clarity House Press has published several of her chapbooks including: Berry and the Birthday Band (2010) One of These Little Ones (1987) – out of print Cuernavaca Diary (1990) – out of print Seasons (1993) – out of print Watch-night (2005) – out of print
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