"Wading neck deep in a swamp, your revolver is neither use nor ornament until you have had time to clean it" Mary H. Kingsley (1897)

Wandering Westward: The Light Of Votive Prayer



“..et lux perpetua luceat eis.”

“..and let perpetual light shine on them.”

Picture of votive candles taken in the Church of the Holy Comforter and St Cyprian, Washington DC

6 responses

  1. stunningly simple, but beautiful …

    July 15, 2012 at 2:15 am

    • Thank you, Beth.

      Incidentally, the first phrase in your comment has often been applied to me. But sadly, never the second!

      July 15, 2012 at 5:07 am

  2. Toffeeapple

    But you must have a beautiful mind.

    July 16, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    • In a Russell Crowe way, are you suggesting, perhaps?

      July 17, 2012 at 12:05 am

      • Toffeeapple

        No idea who Russell Crowe is, I’m afraid.

        July 17, 2012 at 6:24 pm

        • I don’t think you have missed very much!

          July 21, 2012 at 12:15 am

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