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Sisters of Light

Sisters of Light

While most people would expect 10- and 12-year-olds to be a number of years off from catching the entrepreneurial bug, sisters Mia and Ava Cresap of Mandeville used their creativity, ingenuity, and enterprising spirit to start their own tie-dye tee-shirt business in December 2020. Their inspiration? The darkness they could see all around them in the midst of the pandemic. The design process began as it so often does, with the seed of an idea and a design that took shape at the kitchen table, with paper and pencils in hand. After Ava drew a half-sun with the words “Sisters of Light” under it, the girls’ mother saw a vision of the logo with a cross over the sun. The morning after that middle-of-the-night vision, she added the cross to Ava’s drawing—an addition that transformed the picture to a cross on a hill.  The girls loved it and began designing the back of four shirts, choosing inspirational messages as well as John 8:12, which says, “I am the Light of the World, He who follows me shall by no means walk in darkness.” 

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