The Sacred Tradition of Essential Oils in Scripture

For thousands of years, the knowledge of essential oils has been woven into the very fabric of history. As modern research continues to unveil the myriad benefits of these precious substances, it's helpful to revisit their origins through the sacred texts. Two particularly profound sections of the Bible that highlight the divine importance of essential oils are Exodus 30:22-35 and Numbers 16:46-50.


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Enhancing Christian Reflection and Service

In the hustle and bustle of daily life, many Christians seek deeper connections with their faith, whether through reflective prayer or active service in their communities. Essential oils, particularly pure unadulterated oils, provide a natural bridge that fosters both introspection and energetic engagement. But have you ever wondered why these aromatic oils are so effective? Let's delve into the science behind essential oils and how they can uniquely benefit Christians during periods of reflection and active service.
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Finding Forgiveness: Biblical Wisdom

Life is a beautiful yet unpredictable journey, often marked by moments that leave us feeling hurt or wronged. While forgiveness may seem like an uphill battle, especially when deep, personal wounds are involved, turning towards the timeless wisdom found in scripture can open up a path to peace. Today, we will explore the powerful biblical story of the the Israelites crossing the Red Sea to gain inspiration and insight in how we might forgive those who have trespassed against us
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The Unburnt Bush: Exploring Curiosity as a Path to God

In the heart of the desert, amid the silent whispers of sand and stone, a tale unfolded that would forever echo in the annals of faith. This ancient narrative, captured in the book of Exodus, chapter 3, verses 1-15, isn't merely a recounting of events past; it's an invitation, a guiding light for us today, illuminating the path toward a deeper, more intimate relationship with God. 

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THE HEARTWARMING JOURNEY OF HAVING A RESCUE PET: CHALLENGES AND REWARDS

Both of my pets are rescues... never a dull moment with these two! And of course we know that rescues, many times, need some special TLC and emotional support, whether they be dogs, cats or horses. Many of us who have opened our homes and hearts to rescue pets know that while the path can be challenging, the rewards of these unique relationships are immeasurable. The journey of caring for a rescue pet involves patience, understanding, and love, but the transformation and mutual bond formed are profoundly life-changing.


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STRESS-LESS SUMMER? IT IS POSSIBLE

Summertime is full of fun activities, but do your best to not overschedule yourself. If you’re taking a trip, don’t wait until the last minute to pack. If you’re throwing a party, take it easy on yourself and make it a potluck. The less pressure you put on yourself, the less stressed you’ll be in the long run. Check out my 5 tips to help with summer-time overwhelm.

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MANIFESTING THE AROMA OF LOVE AND GRACE

In the heart of our spiritual journey, we find the essence of our purpose beautifully encapsulated in 2 Corinthians 2:15, where Paul tells us, "For we are to God the pleasing aroma of Christ among those who are being saved and those who are perishing." This passage invites us to manifest the fragrance of Christ's love and grace in every aspect of our lives, touching the hearts of those around us in a profound and transformative way.


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