Candles are a common household item that can also be used for spiritual purposes. When used in a spiritual context, candles can represent the light of God or the presence of a particular deity. Candles can also be used to cleanse an area or object, to promote healing, or to bring about a specific intention. Some of the benefits of using candles in a spiritual context include the ability to focus one's attention, to create a sacred space, and to connect with the divine. In this category of posts we look at various different ways candles are used in spirituality and magic.