The Messages Candles Send You Through Their Flames

Last updated by Susan Taylor

Candles have astonishing powers and are excellent allies in our requests, especially when it comes to black magic, white magic or even in certain rituals. If the color of a candle has to be chosen carefully, did you know that the way it burns could also be important in delivering a message? In fact, candles surely give you a significant message, so discover the meaning of their flames here.

If candles have an essential role to play in rituals, it is especially important to look at how the candle burns and at the movement of the flame. Candles can soothe souls and chase away bad vibes, but hidden messages can appear through the flame.


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What does a dwindling flame mean?

Observe the moment when the candle goes out, because its meaning will depend on what happens now:

  • If the candle goes out just after lighting it, your guardian angel will help you in the most difficult part of your request.
  • If it goes out several times, for no apparent reason, without any breeze or wind, don't neglect this clear enough message. You must stop the ritual immediately and try again later.

Blown out flame

Pay special attention to a flame that goes out suddenly. This can herald a major problem in the future, such as a love break-up, a health problem or loss of work. If it goes out after half of it has been consumed, your ritual will have little effect.

Smoking candle: Unmask your enemies

If the candle smokes a lot, it's time to review your relationships. Someone close to you is not playing fair. Whether it's someone in your professional, friendly or even family circle, someone doesn't mean well for you.

A hidden enemy can be discovered if a candle smokes a lot and then burns normally.

Candle that burns abnormally: Resistances

If it burns too slowly, it means that the person you are trying to influence is trying to resist your ritual. It can also be a sign that it is preferable for you to abandon a project in progress and wait before starting too quickly, this applies to a love relationship as well as to a new venture.

If, on the contrary, the candle burns out quickly, it reveals that your ritual is reacting positively. Beware, the charm will remain temporary, a second work will be necessary.

A dripping candle: Obstacles to come

If you notice that the candle collapses quickly, it is surely because your guardian angel perceives great obstacles in the realization of your request. 

Dripping candle

Beware if wax accumulates around the wick, a death may be foretold in your surroundings.  

Meaning of a candle flame

The flame also brings valuable information, take the time to observe it, how does it behave? Does it flicker or crackle?

  • A stable flame: If the candle flame is stable and bright, it means that a very positive period is about to begin.
  • A flickering or rising flame: A major upheaval is about to take place in your life. This change could occur in your professional, sentimental or financial life.
  • A swirling flame: Whether it is insincere or cheating, a traitor would be hiding among your loved ones. Beware that this can also lead you to infidelity from your partner.
  • A falling flame: Potential danger could occur. It is therefore very important to remain vigilant and not neglect this sign.
  • A hesitant flame: In the near future, a disappointment is likely to happen if the flame changes in intensity.
  • A crackling flame: A few problems could get in your way. Even if they are not serious, it will be necessary to solve them as soon as possible so as not to aggravate the situation. If a flame rises and crackles, it may also indicate the presence of a spirit in the room. The difficulty will then be to decipher the message it carries.

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Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

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