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Written by
Sam Alderson
Published
7th September, 2018


So, it’s not something that we always want to talk about but it is part of life. And we all have to deal with it at some point in our lives. Since a young age, I have celebrated this holiday in one form or another, not know that there was a holiday about it. To this day I still do it. I am going to add a caveat that I am not religious and I have nothing against those that are. I do this more out of respect to the person than for a religious reason.

I have travelled here there and everywhere, and there are still a few places on my list to visit. However, if I am in a city and I happen to visit a church, for the architecture, not for prayer. I will always and I mean always donate and light a candle for those that have passed in my family.

At first, I did this as a way to help that church continue and it was a way for me to take a couple of minutes to remember those that have pasted. Though now that I am getting older I have more names to remember, that doesn’t stop me from taking the time to light a candle and just run through those names in my head. So, no matter where you are in the world take that time and light a candle and remember those people in your life that are no longer there. Also, take the time to cherish those that are still with you and are just a phone call away!