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A Blue Candle Event ♥

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A Blue Candle Event ♥

Time: October 31, 2017 to October 30, 2018
Location: Anytime, Anywhere, Any Home or Office
Event Type: family, event, celebration, reunion
Organized By: A Blue Candle Event Group - Alicia from Texas
Latest Activity: on Friday

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Event Description

When you're missing your Sailor -- Light a Blue Candle!

A wonderful way to honor Sailors Anytime, Anywhere!

During Boot, PIR, specialized training, deployment or when you're just thinking about your loved one on distant shores.

Don't forget holidays, family events or birthdays - Just light a a blue candle, any type of blue candle (Blue for Navy) and allow its warm glow to bring you comforting joy & peaceful solace, and while separated from your Sailor.

Blessings to all our Sailors all over the World ♥

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Comment by Baker on Friday

Very nice looking Navy Blue Candle! 

Comment by Storymom on Friday

very nice krikkris ♥  

Comment by krikris on January 16, 2018 at 10:19am

Lighting my Blue Candle today for TG11 at RTC, Great Lakes as they begin BST-21.  

Ready to welcome the new sailors to the World’s Greatest Navy, including my daughter in Div 068

Comment by Storymom on January 15, 2018 at 12:36am

  HELLO, TO ALL NEW MEMBERS  ❤️

Comment by Storymom on January 1, 2018 at 12:15pm

Comment by Anna on December 26, 2017 at 10:34pm

Thank you so much Storymom and Baker.  I agree with you so much Baker, and that is the way my daughter felt - commitment for life.  Unfortunately her husband "said" that in his vows but in the end didn't mean it!!!  One Day At A Time is right!!!

Comment by Baker on December 26, 2017 at 2:34pm

Oh why do relationships have to be so hard? Anna, our thoughts and prayers are going your way. Love is spelled: "Commitment!" Husbands and Wives "Commit" to each other for "Life!" 

We just spent 6 days with our Sailor and his beautiful wife in Virginia Beach. My eyes are watering as I try to type this. WE love our Son's and Daughter's so much it hurts. WE want only good things to happen to them. Live is not fair. That is why we: "Take One Day At A Time!" 

Our blue candle is Glowing for all our Sailors, Family, Friends and Babies  waiting to be born!

Comment by Storymom on December 26, 2017 at 1:48pm

anna...so very sad for your daughter.  Blessings to her & you &hubby during this stressful ytime  

....such a shame huh, at Christmas time :(
Comment by Anna on December 26, 2017 at 12:10pm

Merry Christmas everyone and enjoy your time with your sailors!! I'm here in Oklahoma with my officer daughter, but it's a very sad time for her.  When she came home from her deployment her husband announced he didn't love her anymore and wanted a divorce. He had been planning this whole thing while she was deployed and then moved out one week before Christmas!! She knew he was unhappy but she was trying everything to fix their problems because divorce was never an option in her mind.  She's just so brokenhearted that he didn't want to try to work things out. Please say some prayers for her to get through this.  Now my hubby and I are going to have to move into her house to help take care of her pets this next year of deployments until she transfers to a shore tour. Such an adjustment for all - hubby and I are not dog people and she has 3!!!!!

Comment by Baker on December 24, 2017 at 10:34am

Merry Christmas Friends!

Every Christmas is different. This year we are in Virginia Beach with our Sailor and his beautiful wife who is expecting twins in March! What a present that will be! It is just fun to be with them and do everyday things with them. 

It would be wonderful if every Christmas was like this. We know that is not always possible for everyone. 

Our blue candle is Glowing for all our Sailors, Family, Friends and Babies  waiting to be born!

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