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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Will add story later... For now I'm just going to relax by candlelight. 
    lovelywarpedlemon lovelywarpedlemon 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 30

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    I do enjoy the soft scent of a fragrant candle with a pretty flickering flame. Adds a little something extra to a nice relaxing atmosphere. Brilliantly :)
    Karliya Karliya 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    I feel christmas really on its way now I have been able to sing a few carols in candle light in a beautiful old church.  I got goose bumps.It takes away the bustle of shops...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    One thing I like is candles or fires. They bring up possibilities and a far away romance.
    jeresey jeresey 56-60, F 4 Responses 1 day ago

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    The Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree My Grandpa died in 1980 at the age of 81, and I remember him telling me and my sisters stories about life in the olden days. I recall one story...
    BadPam BadPam 51-55, F 4 Responses Dec 15

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    Romanesque Arches by Tomas Tranströmer (trans. Robin Fulton) Inside the huge romanesque church the tourists jostled in the half darkness. Vault gaped behind vault, no complete...
    ggould ggould 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    staying home, ordering in...lighting candles...watching movies ...wearing comfortable clothes. ..best night this week
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    "Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared." Buddha
    joyfulride joyfulride 36-40 Nov 25

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    I heard a whisper that touched deep inside my soul Like some familiar melody A hidden chapter from a story left untold I gotta feeling, I could believe in There is an angel in my...
    Lex2420 Lex2420 13-15, F Nov 27

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    As much as I love fire, I've been using a candle warmer lately because I don't want to use up all the wax X) It's a pumpkin spice candle :3
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F Nov 28

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    Monster - Imagine Dragons Ever since I could remember, Everything inside of me, Just wanted to fit in (oh oh oh oh) I was never one for pretenders, Everything I tried to be, Just...
    AveiraAmaria AveiraAmaria 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    On my way to Yankee Candle tomorrow! Chocolate cocoa candles are so in right now!
    motionlessH motionlessH 16-17, F Nov 28

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    Sitting in a dark room lit only by candles is comforting to me. I do enjoy it most while taking a hot bubble bath though. With all the lights off in my bathroom and just few...
    Aubrey0914 Aubrey0914 22-25, F Nov 29

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    You know those song no one knows? http://youtu.be/-foi5Ln-2kY Pieces - Saint Bernadette Tears rolled but I was cold I don't hold memories but memory made a fool of me as...
    Om3awaken Om3awaken 18-21, F Dec 14

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    It's such a shame that coffee candles smell nothing like coffee :x But if anyone one knows a good coffee scent-thingie (candle or air freshener etc.) let me know!!
    ChthonicMassacre ChthonicMassacre 16-17, F Nov 26

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    Phone Call From Ernesto The Caretaker: "Hello, Captain Lucky? This is Ernesto, the caretaker at your country house." "Ah, yes, Ernesto. What can I do for you? Is there a problem...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 28

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    candles. I need them. I shall love you forever
    LordDemington LordDemington 16-17, F Nov 28

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    "These Dreams" Heart Spare a little candle Save some light for me figures up ahead Moving in the trees White skin in linen Perfume on my wrist And the full moon that hangs over...
    Welllaugh Welllaugh 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 3

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    I love their candles. I can't get enough every time there is a sale I stock up. I am not about to pay 22$ a pop for them. I've tried to find similar candles but nothing compares to...
    trixypix1 trixypix1 26-30, F Dec 12

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    I want to get a big soak tub just so I can put a bunch of candles around it...just for the candles
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I have sensory overload issues, and candles help so much, especially during the night when I can't sleep.
    sheridanlugo sheridanlugo 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    So, this has been on my mind for a number of reasons, but those reasons don't matter at the moment. What matters is that I fear one of the most important of human emotions, if not...
    Aletheia14 Aletheia14 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love to cuddle during a rainstorm. Hearing the sound of thunder and lighting can be frightful, but the warmth you feel when you snuggle up close to someone makes the moment so...
    Fireflyz26 Fireflyz26 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 11

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     I have an AP2 S2000 that I want to get into StanceNation or a magazine so I have a lot planned to get it the way I want it to. So this is just me listing Mods some I may or...
    CoolIntellectualJames88 CoolIntellectualJames88 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    This song is always me... how it feels... You got me sippin' on something I can't compare to nothing I've ever known, I'm hoping That after this fever I'll survive I know I'm...
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F Nov 30

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    http://youtu.be/ij_0p_6qTss You got me sippin' on something I can't compare to nothing I've ever known, I'm hoping That after this fever I'll survive I know I'm acting a bit...
    ofthisgirl90 ofthisgirl90 22-25, F Dec 2

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    I took a bunch of selfies today because of my new Christmas sweater , lol. I think the lighting in this one is cool though, that's why I decided to share it.
    alicep67904 alicep67904 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Christmas tree lighting last night with my kids. Had a great time, then came home watch The Christmas story! My personal favorite! What's your favorite Christmas movie or tradition...
    Annemanic Annemanic 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 7

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    I love hearing the rain hit the roof and hearing the thunder . I like opening my door and watching the lighting show whit it rains and thunders .
    Wildman43055 Wildman43055 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    I love how artsy this picture looks, I don't have any makeup and lighting is all crazy haha my medusa pops(;
    Megan2134 Megan2134 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Selena Gomez-The heart wants what it wants You got me sippin' on something I can't compare to nothing I've ever known, I'm hoping That after this fever I'll survive I know I'm...
    undecided1129 undecided1129 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    On a dark desert highway, cool wind in my hair Warm smell of colitas, rising up through the air Up ahead in the distance, I saw a shimmering light My head grew heavy and my sight...
    RelaxItsJustANightmare RelaxItsJustANightmare 13-15, F Nov 25

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    This group just reminded me of a book I just read: the forty rules if love:a novel of rumi. I just think sometimes...rumi believed that one should move against the current. Make...
    stabbedtoceasersalad stabbedtoceasersalad 18-21, F Nov 29

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    I totally love quotes! I collect them since a long time ago. They helped me to take a lot of important decisions and to go through difficult situations. I'm fascinated by the fact...
    Jeanne506 Jeanne506 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Nostalgia is something that we often think about this time of year...It can affect us in so many capacities...Memories of our childhood come flashing back as it were yesterday...My...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    All He Ever Saw Was You - Words and Music by Kate Wolf And now the flame is out, but the light burns on No one ever said he was bigger than his songs So few ever knew the heart...
    Olvidado Olvidado 61-65, M Dec 2

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