What It Means When Your Candle Burns A Certain Way

Candles have a lot of different meanings and have long served different purposes in life. It also symbolizes light in the darkness and gives hope in times of trouble. For that reason, it’s used in ceremonies, rituals, and prayers. However, not all candles burn the same nor do they ever burn the same twice, and the way that they burn can have a different meaning.

If you think about it, the way a candle burns depends on the environment it’s burning in. A candle can burn out suddenly if it’s in a windy room for example. Sometimes there is an invisible energy that could make it look like it blew out for no reason, but if you pay attention, you’ll be able to interpret the energy, vibrations and events that are influencing the way it’s burning.

A Flame Between Two Worlds

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The way that a candle burns holds its own meaning. Because it’s impacted by the energy of everything around it, many believe it is influenced by spiritual spirits, and outwardly energies.

In fact, for centuries the past candles were used as a vessel to gain spiritual insight. Especially because a candle holds such a powerful element and is a conduit for fire, it is seen as really powerful. Candles are symbolic of power, magic, and transformation as well. They can hold answers if we pay attention.