Can One Celebrate a Miracle

Music: Concerto for Organ and Orchestra Op7 no1 mvt3.
By George Friedrich Handel.
Performed by the Advent Orchestra at the Free Music Archive
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Can one celebrate a miracle,
Having no belief that one occurred?
A row of candles might be beautiful:
Need one recall their reason seems absurd?
Underneath the story lies the meaning
Kindled by the ritual memory,
A tale of faith that one might find redeeming,
However secular one's faith might be.

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