Fire is believed by many to represent passion and purity. It is also associated with the security of home and family, as the warmth of the hearth and the “home fires.”
We kindle this light in harmony with all that is good in life. Its’ dancing flame symbolizes the beauty and vitality of the love that has brought Bride and Groom here today, which will enrich and sustain their lives through the years ahead.
Bride and Groom will now light the outside candles representing the light of their individual selves.
Bride and Groom, as together you now light the single candle, while leaving the separate candles burning, may it be known to all that you are individuals, each unique and different. You have chosen the common commitment of sharing your lives, your hearth and your home together.
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