Come Into The Light

June 27, 2014



Before Christmas became a commercial festival, it had a spiritual purpose. Houses across the country would light candles in every window to welcome strangers in from the cold, a metaphor for the birth of Christ.

This has evolved into flickering fairy lights and festive displays that can be seen from space. While some deride these light spectaculars as garish, those behind them often have the most Christian of motives.

Here we meet five of them.

Originally Published in the Irish Independent

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