The Cape Florida Lighthouse at Key Biscayne, Florida has been preserved along with a house that the light keeper and his family would have lived in. The job description for the "Keeper of the Light" is on the wall of the house. As I read about the duties of the light keepers, I was reminded that they are like the duties of the priests in the temple and the responsibility of those of us who carry the light of God within us.
For the Light Keeper, self-sacrifice, loyalty and dedication to the care of the light and the property around it were of utmost importance. Here are some of the duties of the Keeper of the Light:
Joan E. Mathias