Itís All About Light: Holiday How-To

Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Christmas, Yule, Diwali, and the celebration of Buddhaís enlightenment all take place in December, the darkest time of the year. All of these festivals have one thing in common: they focus on light and renewal. Think of all the words about light that fill us with hope: radiant, brilliant, glowing, warm. It is a special joy to imagine these light-filled celebrations taking place throughout the world.

In the spirit of creating more warmth, more light, and more loving intimacy in our own lives and homes, we offer you these lovely ways to make the season merry and bright–safely and naturally. Find out some simple light-based rituals to do with your loved ones, which candles are the healthiest to burn, and more. Itís all about light, right here:

Seven Easy, Energizing Ways to Light Up the Holidays.

The best candles to burn and why: The Brilliant Beeswax Candle: Natural Air Purifiers and More.

For a fun holiday project, see Make Safe Candles Yourself.

Or you could make Handmade Luminaria. Itís easy.

By Annie B. Bond


LMj Sunshine

Thank you for sharing!!

LMj Sunshine

Thank you for sharing!!

LMj Sunshine

Thank you for sharing!!

LMj Sunshine

Thank you for sharing!!

Danial W.
Past Member 3 years ago

thankyou for sharing

Natasha Salgado
natasha salgado3 years ago

Candles are beautiful and add so much warmth to any room!!!! Thanks

Chris C.
Chris C.3 years ago

I remember making candles out of melted paraffin, using a Pringles can or smaller cans.
Now I only use the safer, flameless candles. I have both the LED and battery operated types but prefer the battery operated for a brighter, longer lasting light.

Karen Martinez
Karen Martinez3 years ago

thanks for the article.

Penny C.
penny C.3 years ago

Happy Diwali!

Sue Matheson
Sue Matheson4 years ago