The extraordinary power of candlelight
December 13 is Worldwide Candle Lighting Day
There's something very comforting about the flickering glow created by candlelight. But there's also something very solemn about it too. The ability of candlelight to invoke a sense of emotion is extraordinary. It's why candles are used symbolically in religious ceremonies, commemorations, festivals, and anniversaries. The candle also provides heat and illumination—an essential source of energy during a power outage.
Browse this gallery and be enlightened by the impressive power of candlelight.
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