Stepping inside a small chapel tucked in a side street in Volterra, Italy, these long tapers were burning in tribute and prayer. The wispy streams of smoke twisted up into the sacristy air.


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  • Roger Vaara
    Roger Vaaraover 1 year ago


  • roger
    something peaceful and calm about seeing these kinds of candles. Thanks for stopping by

    – phil decocco

  • Gilberte
    Gilberteover 1 year ago

    Perfectly taken…the testimony of people’s belief and prayer

  • gilberte
    something about the simplicity of this symbolic example of faith……

    – phil decocco

  • walela
    walelaover 1 year ago

    Very beautiful, very meaningful

  • Walela
    So glad you liked this one! Many thanks for your comment!

    – phil decocco

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