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Italy. By Paul Goldfinger ©

Italy.   Photo by  Paul Goldfinger ©  Re-post from 2014 on Blogfinger.net.  Passover and Easter are approaching.

 

By Paul Goldfinger,  Editor Blogfinger.net

 

The writing on top is in Hebrew. It is the blessing for lighting the candles on the eve of  the Sabbath. If you try to read it, you need to go from right to left.

Is it wrong to mix these two religions in this post?  I don’t think so. Religion in its most elemental form consists of people seeking God in one way or another.

Candles give off light, just like the sun, the moon and the stars. All people share the gift of light, regardless of religion or no religion.  So, as in this church, anyone can light a candle anywhere and find peace in the light.

And anyone can find God when listening to Mozart, even in the dark.

 

CLARINET CONCERTO IN A MAJOR, ADAGIO

 

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