What Does a Blue Christmas Light in New Jersey Windows Symbolize?
It's one of the most traditional Christmas sights.
A simple candle in the windows of New Jersey houses. Some homes may display a blue light instead of or in addition to the traditional one. What does this symbolize?
While the Christmas season is a joyous time, it is also a difficult time for those dealing with loss.
Especially those families who lost a loved one in law enforcement.
Blue candles are used to memorialize fallen officers and K9s.
You'll often see thin blue lines on patches or blue ribbons.
Point Facebook fan Jim Nowacki had the great idea to add a blue candle to your window this holiday season.
Not only will it show you support the men and women who keep us safe, but it will also provide comfort to those who are missing a loved one who gave their lives in the line of duty.
It's been difficult to find Christmas lights this year.
After poking around Amazon for a bit I found a set of 24 blue LED tea lights.
They're only $13.99 and in stock, so the delivery should be in just days.
Even if you don't have family or friends in law enforcement, you probably know someone that proudly serves.
What a small but impactful way of showing your support and caring.
A blue light can beautifully illuminate your window and would make a perfect addition to a traditional Christmas candle.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all, and thank you to all of our law enforcement officers and K9s.
I speak for New Jersey when I say we appreciate you.