Prayer when lighting a candle
Lord, may this candle be a light for you
to enlighten me in my difficulties and decisions.
May it be a fire for you to burn out of me all pride,
selfishness and impurity.
May it be a flame for you
to bring warmth to my heart
towards my family, my neighbours
and all those who meet me.
In leaving this candle I wish to give you myself.
May I continue my prayer in everything
I do this day.