Monday, May 31, 2010
The Story of the Candle
Once upon a time--many, many years ago in internet time--there was a group of women who came together to share common beliefs about parenting. As the group, which started in 1995, grew and grew, there developed several off-shoot groups, known as "email lists."
Because we differed so widely in belief systems, and yet, worked so hard to be respectful of others' religious and spiritual beliefs (not that we didn't snipe at each other for things like cloth vs. disposable; stay-at-home vs. work-out-of -the-home; hospital vs. homebirth), we needed to develop something to symbolize our focused energy, be it prayer, meditation, blessing, chants...whatever.
One of these women, was Katie Granju, at the time Mama to to two young children and a third on the way. Shortly after little Elliot was born, he became quite ill. Feeling helpless, yet wanting to help, the other mamas decided to focus their energy on Katie and Elliot by lighting candles in each of their homes and spending time, wherever they were in the world, sending their healing energy to baby Elliot.
Elliot made a spectacular recovery.
Thus, the Story of the Candle was born.
Ever since then, Mama candle power has been called for when needed.
Katie needs the energy from the Mama-verse
Posted by dawn h-s at 10:04 PM