Candles themselves cannot pray, but they can help us to pray. In different ways they accompany us through our lives. A candle also reminds us of baptism, the beginning of our way with Christ and our call to life - to eternal life. -sourceEvery colored candle has its meaning.You can check them out here. A candle and a prayer strengthens our faith and gives hope to us that we can overcome every problem we had along the way. Always remember big blessings come in small packages.
Ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.