ray of light


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ray of light

1. Literally, a beam of light. A ray of light warmed my face through the window. How can you read in here? There's hardly a single ray of light!
2. Someone or something that brings one joy and/or hope, especially in a challenging situation. My daughter has been a real ray of light these days—I'm so glad to have her here as I fight this illness. After we moved, we got a puppy, which has been such a ray of light for the kids as they adjust to life in a new place.
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DAVE CURTISS, who lives in west London, wrote Ray of Light several years ago and it was later adapted by MADONNA as the title song for her eponymous album.
But the Catholic-raised star's support over the years could well have been worth more to the centre than the official figure through the Ray of Light foundation.
Ray Of Light nearly claimed the Czech Triple Crown in 1999, just missing out by inches in the St Leger.
What's more, as he turned the crystal, the ray of light faded and the other one appeared.
There is a ray of light in the veto message in that the Governor noted his support for `ensuring that persons have access to information and referral to social services'," noted Marin, who also serves as executive director of INFOLINE of Los Angeles, which provides hotline and similar services throughout Los Angeles County.
HAMMERED 52-10 by New Brighton at Burrows Hill Winnington Par suffered their 19t defeat in 21 games as a disastrous season moves towards a clos and relegation to South Lancashire and Cheshire One beckons Typically, skippe Matt Patterson remains optimistic, saying: "W desperately want to finish on a winning note and it's to Rochdale we go on Saturday hoping for a ray of light before the summer recess.
MADONNA is to perform her classic tracks Ray Of Light and Like A Prayer at the Live 8 gig next month.
As the one ray of light, when oil companies switch over to winter gas, an easier formulation to produce, supplies should become more abundant.
The design shows Christ in Majesty beneath a golden ray of light, flanked by two angels and a spiral motif.
Here the veteran Queen of Pop performs in her hometown of Michigan, USA, as part of her spectacular world tour, featuring songs from her 'cowboy punk' album Music, and other hits including Frozen, Substitute for Love, Ray of Light and Beautiful Stranger.
John Egan, who finished fourth in the jockeys' championship in Hong Kong with 51 successes, enjoyed a successful trip to Velka Chuchle, Prague, on Sunday, winning the two big races on Ray of Light and Tribal Instinct.
A RAY of light amid the continuing political gloom and doom has shone out at Belfast's Waterfront Hall.
American Pie" follows in the electronic dance steps of her Grammy-grabbing smash Ray of Light.
A particular hotel room; a ray of light projecting a geometric form from a window onto a floor; the space between a stove and a table; a mirror at the point when a certain image appeared on a given date - together these things constitute a person's secret history.
One day a ray of light shines on Valentina's life when she's reacquainted with the handsome and accomplished Orestes (Juan Pablo Raba), who sees through Valentina's appearance to discover the wonderful person hiding within.