Spidey’s Serene Sunday – Part 89 – Diwali Special

“It’s better to light one candle, than to curse the darkness.” – Unknown

Spidey and I thought it would be good to dedicate today to Diwali, or Bandi Chhor Divas, the Festival of Lights, as us Sikhs, and Hindus out there celebrate annually

If you are unaware of the festival, please read about it here. I posted last year about why we celebrate!

The quote Spidey found was ideal, in my eyes.

It is full of positivity.

We light candles, or divas, today, to celebrate the coming out of the darkness of our of our Gurus.

But that candle is metaphoric. To me, it symbolises one positive thought or action that we could make, to release us from the negativity of the world. One thought in the right direction that could make what seems to be a situation of no hope, into a situation of possibilities.

To me, it symbolises one positive thought or action that we could make, to release us from the negativity of the world. One thought in the right direction that could make what seems to be a situation of no hope, into a situation of possibilities.

Today, I will spend Diwali with my family, enjoying our time together. We will go to the temple and literally light a candle, and in turn, ignite a flame of hope that positivity reigns in this world.

So now Peeps, I am off to celebrate, light candles, eat lots, and have fun!

If you are celebrating, a very Happy Diwali to you!

If you aren’t, my wishes of happiness and prosperity, and an abundance of positive light, are still winging their way out to you!

Enjoy your day Peeps!

41 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Tikeetha T
    Nov 04, 2016 @ 15:05:57

    Just catching up on my posts. Happy Diwali to you!

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  2. Fourth Generation Farmgirl
    Oct 31, 2016 @ 17:14:36

    Happy Diwali, Ritu!

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  3. Marje @ Kyrosmagica
    Oct 31, 2016 @ 09:22:58

    Sounds like a lovely custom, lighting candles is always positive in my mind, as is spending tims with family. Happy Diwali to you and your family. 🙂

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  4. Dorinda Duclos
    Oct 31, 2016 @ 03:21:20

    Happy Diwali!!!

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  5. Eliza Waters
    Oct 31, 2016 @ 03:13:31

    Happy Diwali!

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  6. Judy E Martin
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 18:30:18

    Happy Diwali Sis to you and your family xxx

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  7. quillella
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 15:13:11

    Happy Diwali! It’s a beautiful holiday with all the lights- I wish it could be more integrated into mainstream Western culture, like some Christian holidays.

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  8. Lisa A.
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 14:50:16

    Happy Diwali Ritu! I don’t know too much about it so I’m going to read your post about it from last year.

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  9. Southern by Design
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 14:45:08

    Beautiful! Have a wonder day of celebration and many thanks for sharing 🙂

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  10. Erika Kind
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 14:30:10

    Happy Diwali, sweet Sis! Enjoy! Having my sister with kids, uncle, mom, girlfriend and boyfriend of my kids over in 30 minutes…. love it but it’s a challenge when you are heaving a sinusitis…

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  11. Sue Vincent
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 12:04:51

    Happy Diwali to you and your family, Ritu!

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  12. willowdot21
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 09:16:33

    Thank you for your wishes Ritu may I wish you and all your family peace, abundance , light and joy too. Xxxx

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  13. Nandini Bharadwaj
    Oct 30, 2016 @ 06:33:02

    It’s so rare to see a Diwali post on here. Such a refreshing break from all the spooky Halloween stuff. Happy Diwali to you and your family! 😀

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