STORY INSPIRATION - The Four Candles - A Powerful Story of Hope!

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By Jatinder Singh, Associate Partner & Mentorship Coach, Lighthouse International

Have you ever felt despair? Perhaps some things were going wrong in your life, or you had been under intense pressure and felt overwhelmed? Can you remember what helped you out of that situation? For many, it starts with a feeling of hope, and that there is light at the end of the tunnel.

Here's a wonderful story about the power of hope, and how it can ignite us when we feel low!

The Four Candles burned
slowly. Their Ambiance was so
soft you could hear them

The First Candle said, "I Am
Peace, but these days, nobody
wants to keep me lit." Then
Peace's flame slowly
diminishes and goes out

The Second Candle said, "I Am
Faith, but these days, I am no
longer indispensable." Then
Faith's flame slowly
diminishes and goes out

Sadly The Third Candle Speaks,
"I Am Love and I haven't the
strength to stay lit any
longer. People put me aside
and don't understand my
importance. They even forget
to love those who are nearest
to them." Waiting no longer,
Love goes out completely.
Suddenly...A child enters the
room and sees the three
candles no longer burning. The
child begins to cry, "Why are
you not burning? You are
supposed to stay lit until the
Then The Fourth Candle speaks
gently to the little child,
"Don't be afraid, for I Am
Hope, and while I still burn,
we can re-light the other
With Shining Eyes the child
took the Candle Of Hope and
lit the other three candles.
Never let the Flame Of Hope go
out of your life. With Hope,
no matter how bad things look
and are...Peace, Faith and
Love can Shine Brightly in our

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