#fast4earth Candlelit dinner
Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. (Matthew 5:15)
Having a candlelit dinner can be very fun, and also makes us appreciate the value of electricity and commit to saving it when we can
The flicker of candlelight produces a lovely ambiance that simply cannot be replicated. Lighting a few well-placed candles in your home can really add effect and create a cozy and intimate atmosphere. Adding a candle here-and-there will create softness in your room and instantly make it feel warm and welcoming.
Candles are known for their soothing, healing properties and are often used by therapists, such as massage therapists, to create a peaceful ambiance in their therapy rooms. The sheer act of lighting a candle, its lovely flicker and the gentle glow it creates, helps ease and soothe the mind. Give it a try the next time you have a stressful day: light a candle, watch the flame and just breathe for a few minutes – even just 60 seconds can make a big difference.
Lighting candles and eating in the dark can turn a regular family dinner into a celebration or into a romantic dinner for two!
Scented candles are a perfect way to subtly add a wonderful fragrance to your space, and cover-up unwelcome odors. Candles such as Citronella can keep flies away.
MEDITATION & PRAYER
Lighting candles during meditation is a wonderful way to support your practice. You can focus on the flame of a burning candle while praying, it helps you to concentrate.