What is the light?

«Each thought poured out to others with an intention illuminates, sometimes that light is like the lightning that allows a glimpse of the landscape for an instant, at other times it becomes the torch inside a cave that breaks through leaving darkness behind, other occasions it is the bonfire where humans gather to share and reflect, what is yours, how many more do you know? «

The Messenger

The somewhat nervous women were wondering that afternoon if any of them had managed to learn through Dayami what the men who were waiting hungry thought of them, but no, there was no way they were going to be given anything in advance that they need to discover.

So four of them were the first to take the clay pots with fruits and atole, tamales and some other local delicacies to offer them in the venue where all the men chatted with Erandi casually and cordially.

The first to approach was Xochitl, she carefully and kindly observed face Javier’s, at the moment she offered him to choose from the fruits of his clay pot, they both stared at each other and that was the beginning of a smile that led to a good understanding between them, Javier took a deep breath and looked at his companions with that spark of joy that let everyone know that their fears were unfounded.

The second maiden to appear was Metztli, behind her appeared Quetzalli and finally Tonalli; The first maiden Xochitl, carried a special meaning in her name, beautiful flower, the second we already know, of Otomí origin was sent to celebrate the ritual of the Moon with a couple of rabbits, the third lady to appear carried her name a very particular meaning that refers to a bird with a very beautiful and colorful plumage, a symbol of the wisdom of the Aztec people and the fourth young woman carried the energy of the day and the heat in her name.

Metztli directed her steps towards Santiago, who was pleasantly surprised to realize that he was before the face of the woman who had encouraged him to trust in the possibility of falling in love, leaving aside all prejudices of his past life and both with that synchronicity that provides happiness, they smiled broadly at the same time as she placed a tamale in his hands.

Quetzalli approached Evaristo, who nervously arranged his hair trying to see himself deserving of such beauty, she placed in his hands some fruits that he recognized immediately and understood that they were going to get along.

Finally, Tonalli approached Zila who with his flushed face realized immediately that she had held his hand waiting for the shameful misunderstanding to be resolved and they both smiled discovering that magic gave them light on the encouraging path.

Erandi at that moment pointed out:

-Four is the sign of the different places where the Sun makes its way; above, below and to the sides (Cardinal Points), may the offering of these foods be the beginning of a new stage in your life. Having said this, she looked again at the space where four other maidens were waiting to go out to share pots of food …

Life is a constant preparation, in it it is very difficult to know what awaits us, there are crossroads, insurmountable crossroads, in the end, it will depend on your preparation that life rewards you or get lost in the labyrinth. 

Author´s notes:

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Por Ariadne Gallardo Figueroa

Escribir es una de las actividades creativas más fascinantes que existe, indagar lo caminos de diferentes versiones, encontrar motivos para acrecentar el cauce de un relato y motivar a la lectura, es agradable para todo el que escribe

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