As We Light the Shabbat Candles

May the light of the Shabbat candles cause us all to see each other as part of our shared community
May the light of the Shabbat candles glow with our warm feelings for all members of our community 
May the light of the Shabbat candles reveal our faces to be reflections of the other members of our open caring community 
May the light of the Shabbat candles help us to recognize the needs of others and show us a way to help them 
May the lights of the Shabbat candles guide us to see a path to a better life for all and show us a way to move there together
May the light of the Shabbat candles encourage us to find and to share life’s truths and use them to improve all our lives 
May the light of the Shabbat candles assist us to lift our spirits to help ourselves and others 
In the glow of the Shabbat candles, may we bond together to become an even better shared community
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