"When you light a candle, gaze at the flame until you melt into it and become yourself a flame. If you learn to love this flame, to speak to it, gradually it will become your friend, and you will make it a habit of going to it to draw comfort, joy and inspiration.
The first thing you must do before lighting your candle is to pick it up and consecrate it, saying, ʻ‘I light this candle to the glory of light, to the glory of the Angel of Fire.ʼ’ You must always specify the purpose of what you are doing so that it will be properly orientated in the astral world.
"Gaze at the flame dancing joyfully before your eyes, so bright and lively. Admire its ardour, its movements, each shade of light and colour; the blue transparency at its base, the intensity at its heart and the brighter, clearer light at the tip." - Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov