You have to know that Advent season is a time to hope and wait for miracles. You need to know that the four Sundays before Christmas day is what you call the Advent season. You need to know that the Advent is the preparation for the birth of the savior, Jesus Christ, this is something to ponder on. You should try and look up the origin of the term, Advent and what it means to the people. The birth of Jesus Christ is actually called Advent, the Latin word actually means coming and that is a fact.
For hundreds of years, the Advent season was represented and is still represented by the symbol of the Advent wreath for inspiration. When people see the Advent wreath, it gives that hope about the coming of the savior, Jesus Christ. Find out how to celebrate the Advent in the best way possible. You need to have your own Advent devotionals for the Advent season, that is how they make it more meaningful and you should do the same. It is better to have applicable bible verses while you light the Advent candles to reflect more on the true meaning of the coming of the savior, Jesus Christ.
The candles that are placed around the center candle will have different meanings to it. Almost all will also have different interpretations in their minds. People may have different interpretations about the candles surrounding the center candle but the center candle will always mean Jesus Christ to them. Some people look at the four candles and say they represent joy, love, hope and peace. Visiting churches during Advent seasons will be a amazing, you will see a lot of different candles. In other churches, the four candles may also mean to them as the four most important people during the birth of Jesus Christ, they refer to them as Mary and Joseph, the shepherds and the angels. There are also people who are still waiting for a sign to use as a guide to what these candles really mean to them. They are still waiting to have various meanings for the four candles that surrounds the center candle. The only candle that has the same meaning from all the other churches will be the final one, the candle in the center which means Jesus Christ.
The Advent devotionals will help you understand the meaning of these Advent candles. You will also have an easier time understanding the meaning of the Advent wreath and what you could possibly do while waiting for the coming of the savior, Jesus Christ. The first page of the Advent devotionals will start with the colors that you can find that is embedded on each candle in the Advent wreaths. You can learn more and understand more about the meaning of these candles. For a very long time now, the Advent wreaths had different colored candle, the one in the middle being white was the usual. The center candle will be then surrounded with candles with the color blue, pink or purple.