Light a Candle for Wishes and Prayers

Lighted Candles: what do you light a candle for?

In addition to lighting the dark, burning a candle is above all a sacred ritual. Many people around the world light a candle for a prayer or (birthday)wish and for example for meditating. lighting a candle is intended to express more than words can say.

To get more insight in why people burn a candle, we started a survey. Here are some of the results:

"I light a candle for love, wisdom and strength."

Sebastiaan, The Netherlands

"I light a candle because I always receive an answer to my prayer(s) and it helps people like myself get through hard times although at times it's not always how you expect the answer(s) to your prayer(s) to be but must try accept it."

Alex, United States

"Lighting a candle helps me through my day. It is in fact my saving grace."

Catherine, United Kingdom