The extraordinary power of candlelight
Witness the impressive strength of a lit candle
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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