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He Promises to Do More That We Can Ask or Think

Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us, Ephesians 3:20 This is a beautiful verse that Paul was referring to us knowing the fullness and love of God. I think sometimes we tend to sit on that power, squash it down, and not dare to take Him at His word. However, the promise is that when Jesus Christ ascended into Heaven, the Holy Spirit inhabited the believers. The verse refers to this power of the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is the same power that was on Jesus while He ministered to others. What did Jesus do? He healed the sick, He raised the dead, and he performed many miracles. He said that He had to go so that the Holy Spirit would come to us. We need to just believe, have faith, and know that it is truth. What can we ask of our Heavenly Father? Jesus said we take faith as small as a grain of mustard seed and can go up to a mountain and tell it to move and it would. Have you seen a … [Keep Reading...]

Breathe Essential Oil Blend

Breathe is Perfect for Allergy Season Breathe is a blend of essential oils that promotes healthy breathing. The blend is perfect for lung, bronchial, and sinus health. Using Breath in a diffuser at night helps to bring about a peaceful sleep especially during allergy season. Breathe contains these doTERRA essential oils: Laurel Leaf Peppermint Plant Eucalyptus Leaf/Stem Melaleuca Leaf Lemon Peel Ravensara Leaf Allergies are just one respiratory ailment that Breathe helps. Anyone with respiratory issues can benefit from an infusion of these wonderful essential oils in the air. Each oil works within the respiratory system to help clear the airways. Application is done through aromatherapy by adding to a diffuser or by rubbing directly onto the chest. Breathe can even help relax snoring issues. This combination is not to be ingested. Breathe is great to use at the onset of any respiratory illness such as a cold or even the flu. Try using it in a nice steamy bath … [Keep Reading...]

Music that Moves Me

When I'm in the mood to write I find that music really moves me to write more. If I'm writing about faith, I'll listen to faith songs. If I'm writing about romance I'll listen to love songs. I found these two soundtracks really move me to creativity when I'm working on my fantasy and sci fi novels. I just wanted to share the beautiful music I found from Skyrim. While Skyrim is a video game (and a very popular one from what I understand) it has many soundtracks and each one is a unique piece of music. There are no voices, just instrumental. Please enjoy these works of musical art as I have. … [Keep Reading...]

PastTense

PastTense® - Natural Headache Relief Have you ever suffered with a migraine headache? If so you know how debilitating they are. I suffer from migraines and get one anywhere from one to five days a month. Before I went all out on essential oils I was popping up to 8 Advil a day. I hate having to take that much pain reliever and I certainly didn't want to have to see a physician for a prescription pain killer. But I discovered something that will help my migraines and other types of headaches - PastTense® by doTERRA. PastTense® is 100% all natural containing the very essential oils that help to fight headache pain and tension. All I have to do is roll a bit onto my temples and forehead and relax while it goes to work alleviating the pain. I keep a bottle in my medicine cabinet and use it on the whole family. Essential Oil Ingredients of PastTense® by doTERRA: Wintergreen Leaf Lavender Flower Peppermint Plant Frankincense Resin Cilantro Herb Marjoram Leaf Roman … [Keep Reading...]

Oregano Essential Oil

Top 7 Benefits of Oregano Essential Oil Most essential oils have a very strong aroma, but few are stronger than oregano essential oil. Open the cap on the doTERRA Oregano Essential Oil bottle and you think about spaghetti and pizza. While this brand of oregano oil is very useful with cooking it has benefits that go far beyond flavoring food. It has powerful medicinal properties offering anti oxidants to help boost the immune system and anti viral properties to help fight certain viruses. Below are the top benefits of oregano essential oi. Oregano essential oil has anti fungal properties and help to reduce or stop the growth of fungus. Oregano oil helps to fight yeast infections or Candida in the body. Oregano oil helps to deal with muscle aches when rubbed topically. Oregano oil taken either internally or topically will help to kill parasites. Because of the anti-bacterial properties in oregano oil, it helps to treat and fight MRSA, a very contagious and dangerous staph … [Keep Reading...]

Song and a Prayer

Worship music absolutely puts me in the mood to worship God. Praise and worship is one of my most favorite things to do. I'm the one standing there in church with tears running down my cheeks because the words are so profound. The words of such songs reach out and touch my very soul. I feel at times they are the Holy Spirit talking to me, even though most worship songs are of us talking to Him. I cannot sing the words without it touching me greatly. When you stop to think about it you are talking to God. You are talking to the One who created the universe. You are singing praises to the Son of God, who died on the cross for you. It is a very emotional thing for me. Sometimes I come across songs that the Holy Spirit sends to me just when I need to hear. Such songs that do that are Mercy Me - You Are I Am and Plumb - I Need You Now. But one such song has had such a profound effect on me that I listen to it as a form of prayer. And this song will drop into my head right at times when … [Keep Reading...]

Melaleuca Essential Oil

Top 9 Benefits of Melaleuca Essential Oil Melaleuca essential oil or also known as "Tea Tree Oil" has many health benefits that go beyond the use of normal essential oils. In most cases, melaleuca oil should be diluted in a carrier oil such as fractionated coconut oil or in water. It can be diluted in sweet almond oil, grapeseed oil, or even extra virgin olive oil. Not all melaleuca essential oils can be taken internally, so if you use a brand other than doTERRA make sure it is food grade. I recommend doTERRA because it is food grade and carries the CPTG symbol - "Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade." If you don't like the aroma you can add it with lavender essential oil to give it a light floral fragrance. Great skin cleanser as it rejuvenates the skin cells. Dilute in witch hazel. Helps to promote and strengthen the immune system. Add a couple of drops to a veggie cap or in your favorite citrus drink or water and take internally Soothes skin irritations from minor cuts, … [Keep Reading...]

The Many Hats I Wear

I thought it would be neat to get to know me a little better, since this is my website. I wear many hats. First hat I wear is I am a wife. My husband and I just celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. I thought that was cool in an age when divorce is so prevelant and when marriage is so lax. We credit the success of our marriage to putting Jesus Christ in the center of us. When I first met my husband I knew the moment we were introduced that I'd marry him. I kid you not, a voice in my head (God) said "This is the man you will marry." - Needless to say that freaked me out a bit, but suffice it to say that within 2 months we were engaged and we married before we had our 6 month meeting anniversary. And the rest, they say is history which leads me to my second hat.... I am a mother. We have six beautiful children. Our oldest is 18 and our youngest is 5. I love being a mother. I feel that God blessed me with each and every one of them. I would have loved more if it had been in … [Keep Reading...]

Peppermint Essential Oil

The Top 9 Benefits of Peppermint Essential Oil If you love candy or any peppermint candies, you will love the scent of peppermint essential oil. It literally smells like crushed candy canes in a bottle. I keep a bottle of peppermint essential oil in my medicine cabinet at all times. Here is a listing of the many wonderful benefits of peppermint oil: There is nothing fresher than or as refreshing as peppermint in the mouth. Add a couple of drops to a glass of water and swish for instant mouthwash. It helps to promote healthy breathing function. Open the bottle and inhale the fresh fragrance for immediate benefits with the respiratory system. It is especially helps for sinusitis issues. Have an upset stomach? Inhale the aroma of the oil help with an upset stomach (nausea, indigestion, heartburn), or rub a dab on the abdomen.  Great for use with food. Add a drop to a cup of hot cocoa for a chocolate mint drink. Add to any food in which peppermint can be used. Add peppermint … [Keep Reading...]

Rosemary Essential Oil

Top 10 Benefits of Rosemary Essential Oil I bet you thought rosemary was just an herb to use in cooking, didn't ya? Well, this wonderful herb when made into a pure essential oil has benefits that go beyond flavoring foods. Below are the top benefits of using rosemary essential oil. Rosemary essential oil is safe to use on adults however, it should not be used on pregnant women. Children under the age of six should only use it diluted. Rosemary is safe in these cases to use topical, right on the skin, aromatically in a diffuser, and internally. Rosemary oil is a great support for healthy digestion. Add to foods or rub over the belly for digestion support. Rosemary has antioxidant properties and helps to boost the immune system to fight off free radicals (cancer causing agents.) Rosemary may help to reduce the swelling and inflammation of joints due to arthritis. Rosemary is one of the top essential oils recommended for diabetes treatment by possibly helping to regulate … [Keep Reading...]