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The light of the third candle of Yule shines brightly this night

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Dark Blessings.

As we continue to mark the Path of the Sun through the stations of our Lives, we come to the night where we honor our place in the world. Where we honor where we live, insofar as our country, our community, our society. Now is the time to ask for the Lord and Lady to keep hold of our Land and its peoples.

So far, the Journey has progressed into the first three steps into the Twelve Days and Nights. How can we honor this night with loved ones? By doing something that recognizes the good that is inherent in where you live.

If you live in Detroit, there is a general feeling of loss right now, but that does not make it real unless people accept it to be so. Detroit is wonderful. There is art here, theatre, music, sports, scholarship, community, spirituality, and a communal drive that powers the land and the folks who live on it.

Michigan is a wonderland of diversity. Every kind of nationality can be found and flavors and sounds of their cultures add to the tapestry that blankets our community. No one is less than any other, no community less than any other. This is a good time to pray for the well being of all the towns, cities, and village in her bosom.

Every time you look at a sidewalk, know that you are blessed that you are not walking in a sewage filled ditch. When you venture out, there is not a landmine at your doorstep. If you go to the store, you do not have to worry that you will have to bribe someone in order to be allowed to shop.

Keep it in perspective. If you are able to lend a hand to help beautify your neighborhood in any way, this would be a good time to make this pledge in the light of the fire and add it to the altar. Those three bright points of starlight should be a guide to illuminate your view of how beautiful your town is.

Sing a song that celebrates where you live. It can be about your town, your state, or even this nation. Teach the songs to the family and have a singalong. Put power behind it and celebrate. For the Detroiter, learn the song in the video that is alongside this article. Sammy Davis, Jr. did us proud with "Hello Detroit".

Lift up Detroit in Prayer and Rituals. Lift up your town if it is not in Detroit.



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