We want you to know we are sorry for your loss. At the Valour Foundation, lighting a candle for a baby who gained their wings is an important ceremony. We remember them by both honoring and celebrating their life. Celebrating life isn't always associated with miscarriage, but their value should not be diminished because they did not get to say hello. It is important you know, you are a mother (and father); you will never be alone.
Many traditions believe that lighting a candle for a loved one who has passed sends a message to the other side that you love them and are thinking of them. And, the symbology of a candle lit in their name gives them strength as they wait to be reunited with you. In the end, this symbology is that hearts stay connected through love and actions taken through love that keep the bond strong. Any act of love carries this power. Keep this message close in your heart and you will never feel truly alone.
As you light a candle here today, remember this message. Your child is with you and the candle you light on this website has unending flame to connect you both. After lighting this candle, you will be a part of a larger family within the Valour Foundation. Every candle you see is another heart going through a similar pain. Through our love and loss, we are all family.