At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
(This is a different version of the earlier quote of his. I prefer the wording in the other but the point is made in both. I’d have to add; there might be the ability in every person, to light that flame within us…but very few of us allow just anybody. I’m grateful for the few that have inspired so much in me, and saddened by my clumsiness in handling my affairs. Things are easier when you let them be, what they will.