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Candle Significance
SWEET LIFE CANDLES

SWEET LIFE IS HAVING SOMEONE TO REMEMBER, AND BEING REMEMBERED. SHARE YOUR SWEET LIFE WITH BEAUTIFUL FLORAL CANDLES.

Most of us enjoy the splendor, glory and significance of candles. Candles are visible reminders of our triumph over darkness. Have you  ever noticed how one candle can go nearly unnoticed, yet when you have a group of lit candles, their presence creates a kind of magic, and you cannot ignore their impact?

The symbolism of candles can be reflected in various ways through religious and cultural traditions and can add special significance to your wedding.

Often, couples include a Unity Candle in their wedding ceremony. Here, two outside candles are lit by the couple’s mothers to represent the bride and groom’s lives to this moment. These two distinct flames, each burning alone, represent the faith, wisdom and love received from their parents.

During the ceremony, the couple light a single centre candle together, thus symbolizing their union. Their thoughts are for each other and from this point forward, they share each other’s joys and sorrows. The flames of the two smaller candles remain lit to symbolize how, although they are now one, they are still each unique individuals.

Here are some other thoughts about candles and the symbolism they can bring to your special day.

• A candle’s light represents the love between you. This love can light up your world together.

• A candle can wipe away darkness in the way that love can brighten your beloved’s life.

• When you are near a candle flame, you feel its warmth, just as you feel warmth from the one you love.

• A candle can give a sense of direction; it can draw people together, a reminder of how your love is a binding force.

• A candle, in order to fulfill itself, must burn out. If a candle is never lit, it never fulfills its purpose.

• When a candle burns, the melted wax on the candle represents the risk and element of pain that exists in a love relationship.

• Personalized candles can be included on your wedding day as unique ceremony and reception decorations, and as favours and gifts for your wedding guests.

• Scented candles bring back memories — your wedding day fragrance can be used in scented candles in your newlywed home to bring back memories of the happiness of your wedding day.

SWEET LIFE’S PROCESS

It takes hours to prepare the wax until it reaches the perfect consistency; then colour and fragrance are added. Each flower is created by piping wax — petal by petal. Then the flowers are arranged and other details such as leaves and flower buds are added. Each floral candle is a unique gift for someone you love. Contact Sweet Life Candles to find out the many ways they can personalize candles for your special day.

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