Neither.... but here's an essay that gives you one perspective on it all, along with how it ties in with a major holiday this time of year:
I'ts imbolc, or candlemas, or St. Brigid's Day.
The First of February belongs to Brigid, (Brighid, Brigit, Bride,) the Celtic goddess who in later times became revered as a Christian saint. Originally, her festival on February 1 was known as Imbolc or Oimelc, two names which refer to the lactation of the ewes, the flow of milk that heralds the return of the life-giving forces of spring. Later, the Catholic Church replaced this festival with Candlemas Day on February 2, which is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and features candlelight processions. The powerful figure of Brigid the Light-Bringer overlights both pagan and Christian celebrations.
You can light all your candle's in house to encourage the returning of the sun (at dusk), you can lay outside your door a piece of green cloth (brigid is said to bless it, and keep it on your altar,(Brigid's mantle) you can make a brigid's cross and hang it above your stove or door for good luck,
Here is good site for beginner's http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/imbolcrituals/Imbolc_Rites_and_Ritu...
Patti Winginton did this for about.com and she did a really good job explaining wicca.
thats the one
thanks everyone =D