Essential Oils: An Introduction

Essential Oils: An Introduction ||

I have a secret. I’m a bit of an essential oils junkie! As with most secrets they eventually get found out, mine was no exception. I spent the first several months after being introduced to them, keeping things under wraps. Essential oils weren’t a popular topic in any circles I connect with. At that time,… 

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Essential Oil Support for Pregnancy

Essential Oil Support for Pregnancy ||

Pregnancy is a wonderful time in a mother’s life.  The excitement, plans and process of development and growth is something that one never forgets!  Along with the excitement can also come many unwanted guests, nausea, fatigue, swelling and stretching to name a few!  When I realized how essential oils could help during pregnancy I almost… 

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What is in Your Food?

What is in Your Food

All things are lawful for me, but not all things are helpful; all things are lawful for me,but not all things edify. Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being. 1 Corinthians 10:32 (NKJV)   It was our first science fair project. My 5th grader, being definitely my child, decided to do his science… 

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Back Pain Fixes for Every Body

Back Pain Fixes for Every Body ||

You know you’re getting old when you start complaining about your aching back. It was last summer when it hit me—my back wasn’t hurting any more. I have had mid and lower back pain forever. I was constantly twisting around, trying to pop my back, hoping that one of the little cracking noises would offer… 

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Four Simple Ways To Eat Better

4 Simple Ways to Eat Better

For the past few months, our family has taken on the challenge of consciously weeding out more and more of the processed foods we have become accustomed to and working our way towards a more whole food based diet.  There is a lot of talk about the benefits of eating whole foods but the reality… 

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Dump Your Good Intentions

Dump Your Good Intentions ||

Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it. 1 Corinthians 9:24 (NKJV) We’ve all heard about good intentions, and people often talk about living intentionally. What does that mean, exactly? I fully intended to eat healthy… 

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Getting Real About Obstacles to Weight Loss

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“My soul, wait silently for God alone, for my expectation is from Him.” Psalm 62:5 There are major physiological obstacles to weight loss that no one ever wants to talk about. Why? Because it’s uncomfortable. Ladies, can we get real about our bodies for a moment? I love watching The Biggest Loser. It’s extreme weight loss,… 

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The True Reason

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Okay, today is the day.  Today is the day that I am going to start eating right. Well, I am going to start with eating just meat and I will exercise five days a week.  Forget the fact that I am 100 pounds overweight and I have rheumatoid arthritis.  I am going to do this. … 

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