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“Every year we ring in the coming of Christmas by turning on the light. And light creates more than just a festive mood – light brings hope

“For Christians, Jesus is” the light of the world, “but we cannot celebrate his birth in the usual way today. People of all faiths could not gather as they would like for their festivals such as Passover, Easter, Eid and Vaisakhi But we need life to go on

“Last month, fireworks lit the skies around Windsor as Hindus, Sikhs and Jains celebrated the Diwali Festival of Lights, which offered joyful moments of hope and unity – despite social distancing

“Remarkably, a year that necessarily kept people apart has brought us closer in many ways. Across the Commonwealth, my family and I have been inspired by stories of people volunteering in their communities and helping those in need

“In the UK and around the world, people have faced the challenges of the year brilliantly and I am so proud and moved by this calm, indomitable spirit. I thank our young people in particular for the roles they have played

“This year, on the 200th Florence Nightingale’s Birthday Celebrates International Nurses Day As with other nursing pioneers like Mary Seacole, Florence Nightingale radiated a lamp of hope around the world

“Our frontline services shine to us today – supported by the amazing achievements of modern science – and we owe them to them

“We continue to be inspired by the kindness of strangers and comfort ourselves that even on the darkest nights there is hope in the new dawn

Jesus touched this with the parable of the Good Samaritan The man who is robbed and left on the roadside is saved by someone who did not share his religion or culture.This wonderful story of goodness is just as relevant to this day

“Good Samaritans have emerged throughout society who show care and respect for all, regardless of gender, race or origin, reminding us that each of us is special and equal in the eyes of God

“The teachings of Christ have served as my inner light, as has the meaning we can find when we come together to worship

“In November we thought of another hero – although no one knows his name The Tomb of the Unknown Warrior is not a huge memorial, but anyone who enters Westminster Abbey must walk around his resting place and honor this nameless warrior of World War I – a symbol for selfless duty and ultimate sacrifice

“The Unknown Warrior Was No Exception. That’s the Point. He represents millions like him who throughout our history have placed the lives of others above their own and will do so today. To me, this is a source of enduring hope in difficult and unpredictable times

“Of course, this time of year will be marked by grief for many: some mourn those who are close to their hearts and others miss friends and family members who are aloof for safety reasons when everything they really want for Christmas is easy Hug or a squeeze on the hand

“If you are among them, you are not alone and let me assure you of my thoughts and prayers

“The Bible tells how a star appeared in the sky whose light led the shepherds and wise men to the place of Jesus’ birth. Let the Christmas light – the spirit of selflessness, love and above all hope – guide you into the times to come

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World News – UK – In Full: Here is what the Queen said in her Christmas message

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