Candle in the Wind

Elton John sang “Candle in the Wind”. He used the life of Marilyn Monroe as a metaphor for the fragility of fame and life in the spotlight. The candle, in this context, is a symbol of something delicate and easily extinguished by the winds of change, struggle, or tragedy.

Norma Jean wasn’t the first and won’t be the last to have such a life experience. She was only used and discarded.

Proverbs 6:17 

Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,

Proverbs 17:20 

A man of crooked heart does not discover good, and one with a dishonest tongue falls into calamity.

Those pitfalls or perils can easily trap the unsuspecting.  Don’t let life use you and then discard you as trash. Turn to the One who makes life worth living.

Give it some thought.


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