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I Love Candle Lighting

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    Candles Light Up My World.

    I love the warm light and scent of a burning candle.Just to lay on the floor and look at flickering light til my eyes feel weary.Time to think and to forgive.Time to remember and laugh.Time to let go of the past.Time to plan and to ask God for wisdom.Time to thank him for all he...
    makesmewonder02 makesmewonder02 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2011

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    The Only Light

    I have dozens of candles from tea lights to huge, triple-wicks... Many time, during the day, I picks the scents I want, and that is the only light I have. I'm sitting in a garden level room (so half underground) and the windows are blacked out... I love the it - the warm glows...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 17, 2011

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    Tis The Season

    There is always a scented candle burning in my home. I have an old silver tray the is stuffed with different shapes and sized candles on top of burnt down candles. Since it is the holiday season, Christmas time, every room has a flickering light in it. This little light of mine...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F Dec 3, 2012

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    Lighting For The Soul

    The way I see it, candle light is amon the oldest man-made methods of lighting an environment, and in more recent centuries has become a highly popular method of air freshener, but to many such as myself, a candle is so much more than that. As a pagan, candles are especially...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Jan 9, 2012

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    Happy

    looking into fire (at a candle) just makes me happy. when i was little i was not very religious but i ould go to church once a year, on christmas. after it was over and i went home i got all excited to go there again next year. you know why? because we lit candles and i just...
    cookielove4 cookielove4 16-17, F Dec 25, 2010

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    They Spell Romance

    Nothing says romance like scented candles. They create such a sensual atmosphere.  I love having the candles lit and set up for  a bubble bath or a massage for that special lady.  The only other things you need for a fine evening are some oil and some baby-making-music. And a...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Nov 25, 2012

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    It's Beautiful.

    Makes me feel so relaxed.  And you can use candle lighting for so many different occasions!
    BamaBabe87 BamaBabe87 22-25, F Sep 4, 2010

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    Candle Lighting

    "All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle."  (Saint Francis of Assisi)  I am adore simply candle lighting from my early child hood. remembre, sometimes in our apartment was cut off electric and how my parents light a candle in rooms.  I felt...
    Bekther Bekther 22-25, M 2 Responses Sep 3, 2010

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    Gorgeous

    I love the warm soft light and the way they flicker, so much calmer and more soothing than electric light. If I have a long soak in the bath with a glass of wine and candles around I'm in heaven!
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F Jan 1, 2012

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    The Spark

    i have always loved candles. I collect them. Many of my friends give them to me as gifts.I like to sit alone on my bedroom and light a candle. I use matches. I love the smell of a matches.  I focus just for a moment on just the  candle and stare flame. Looking into the...
    moonstar312 moonstar312 36-40, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2011

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    Candles are so romantic! I have candles in my fireplace that I will light in the spring & summer. Candles on the mantle, on the island in the kitchen. Bubble bath candles around...
    sandybeaches4me sandybeaches4me 41-45, F 3 days ago

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    Everyday when I get a shower I light about five candles and then turn the lights off! I just think it makes my shower so much more relaxing and comforting!... No shame in my game...
    owens321bam owens321bam 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Except for when I almost burn down the house
    autumnwinds20 autumnwinds20 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    A Candle for J3It is just a small candle and many would not even notice.The light from this little candle reaches to the heavens and back to make my world a brighter place.The love...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 3 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    I love to watch thunderstorms,watch the lighting as it goes across the sky hear the thunder watch the rain fall,everyday occurence in the summer in the state where I live amazes me...
    sunnyday55 sunnyday55 46-50, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I really, really REALLY love smoking. I started at age 12, was up to 1ppd by 14 and 1.5-2ppd since I was 16. I started on Reds but went to Marlboro 100s sometime in high school...
    smokingrocks1 smokingrocks1 56-60, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Its exciting to see rain pouring down, the thunder booming, the lighting lighting up my room and see garbage cans fly threw the alley but its also making me sleepy. Good night ep...
    sexycapricorn29 sexycapricorn29 26-30, F Jul 23

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    I love to feel cold and suddenly be able to sit near a fireplace getting that cozy warm wich makes you feel like the sun itself,slowly warming up when comes out in the morning.It...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 9

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    I love to invite a few friends over for a late night dinner party. We cook a large meal together. Then we set a table outside under the full moon. We start a few candles burning...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    Balsam & Cedar You are slow to anger and quick to forgive. Life is too short for grudges. You are self-sufficient and independent. You would never want to be a burden to others...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F Jul 2

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    I do not know how to pass this day Unmarked - would it pass like any other? All others now are also marked. I was lucky to be there that day I watched and waited those hours When...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 20

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    It is currently rainy season where I live. Most nights it's raining, thundering, and lighting. It makes things so much easier when you hear the sound of rain, it is so soothing...
    LoverofKids LoverofKids 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    I do love sailing and I have sailed for the last forty years. I write this from the forward cabin in my boat and later today I will take her out on the lake with my family and our...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    I love having my picture taken and I enjoy taking picture for others, but whenever I take someones picture i take a ton of really nice ones, in different angles and lighting, when...
    kaco00389 kaco00389 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    I do love a good storm not one that does a lot of damage , but one moth list of thunder and lighting. I grew up in the Midwest then lived in Texas for 10 years there was lots of...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Jul 18

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    Lighting it up right now. Love the feeling. Really enjoying life right now. Haha
    linda8a linda8a 22-25, F 2 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    True Story of Two Wisconsin Duck Hunters Heard on a Wisconsin Radio Station A guy buys a new Lincoln Navigator for $42,500.00 with monthly payments of $560.00. He and a friend...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70 2 Responses Jul 8

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    I miss offshore sailing. Being land based is like a curse. That endless watery horizon, the sunrises, the sunsets, the trillions of stars on a clear night, the yellow brick road...
    Triscuitan Triscuitan 26-30, M Jul 9

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    After my wedding shoot yesterday...one of the hottest days of the year in the uk ... I went home ...showered...and mrs mlc and i went to the next town...to see a friend singing...
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 19

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    Dim lighting , shadows , deep orange and the smell of spice
    leaom22 leaom22 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    DON MCLEAN "American Pie" A long, long time ago I can still remember how That music used to make me smile And I knew if I had my chance That I could make those people dance And...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 4

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    I love the idea of love , I love to think that one day one will love me and love all of my flaws and all my heart even when I'm crying or when I'm laughing so hard I can't breathe...
    hiddenname23 hiddenname23 16-17, F Jul 6

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    Everyone is always saying that true true love only exists in fairy tails. They're always saying that I'm looking for a fairy tail, Is wanting to save my virginity for a special...
    Stayhopeful79 Stayhopeful79 18-21, F Jul 9

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    I love this show!! :) Hyacinth Bucket (pronounced Bouquet) is the funniest lady ever and although I love her antics, I would not want to live next or near her. I feel sorry for...
    MindvsHeartAJ MindvsHeartAJ 18-21, T 1 Response Jul 12

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    (The following 'Connection Tips' post was originally posted by Yalanda, but her account was deleted for whatever reason. I wanted to share this information in the hopes that others...
    joshwilburn1017 joshwilburn1017 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 23

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    To be honest My conscience is givin' me caution I'm dealin' with all this nonsense To be honest... I'm talkin' to all my aunts and they givin' me bad responses Girl, Ima be...
    levitation143 levitation143 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I love them. I love jasmine , citrus , apple, mango, raspberry, cupcakes , vanilla, lavender... I have a whole collection. I also have a collection of bath bombs. Life is all...
    Mangostrawberrybanana Mangostrawberrybanana 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I never knew what love was until I fell in it with him, did I ever really love my husband? I love him now yes but was I ever in love with him? I dont think I was and it couldn't...
    katharine8891 katharine8891 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It's the one time of the year that my family actually gets together and talks to each other. It's probably because we all like to blow **** up, but still, not even Christmas bring...
    Guuuu Guuuu 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4

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    Awwwwwww yeeeeessssssss!!! It feels so good. Get the water to a slight tingly burn and then lay back and relax. Helps me wash away my anxiety. Oh and when period time roles around...
    SylenaEverlasting SylenaEverlasting 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    I really love bath & body works, but I HATE UPS ground! 😡 I placed an order sunday, I was suppose to receive it Tuesday. Ups broke it so BBW resent me another package for free...
    D0miniques D0miniques 22-25, F Jul 12

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    I love trippy stuff (No drugs, I promise) I'm really amused by creepy stuff that breaks the fourth wall. Or stuff like "Candle Cove" (please tell me you know what that is...
    mournwiththemoonandthestars mournwiththemoonandthestars 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Conway Twitty - Tight Fittin' Jeans Lyrics She tried to hide it by the faded denim clothes she wore but I knew she'd never been inside a bar before and I felt like a peasant...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    It's been a while - Staind http://youtu.be/araU0fZj6oQ And it's been awhile Since I could hold my head up high And it's been awhile Since I first saw you And it's been awhile...
    yeronlyman yeronlyman 41-45, M Jul 23

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    I loved my ex more then anyone in this world but I know that things that happened would never be able to be worked out. When I was invited to his wedding (he is marrying my best...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Touch of Grey- The Grateful Dead Must be getting early Clocks are running late Paint-by-number morning sky Looks so phony Dawn is breaking everywhere Light a candle, curse the...
    holdhope holdhope 36-40, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Mostly I read fantasy like, "Harry Potter," "13 Treasures," "Fablehaven," etc. but I also love books on: herbs, plant and mushroom identification, wild edible plants...
    MikjallFimbultyr MikjallFimbultyr 36-40, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love to listen to music to alter my mood. For instance, if I am down and want to feel better (or sometimes worse if I am feeling really depressed :) then I listen to something...
    OC01 OC01 36-40, M 19 hrs ago

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