Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas! Have a safe and joyous day!

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Hope

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Life is hard.

Pain and hurt are real.

No one is exempt.

I’m a Christian, and I wish I could tell you that Christians are free from pain and suffering.

But we’re not. At least not yet. The Bible promises that, in paradise, believers will have complete freedom from pain, sadness, and evil.

But the Bible makes no promises of that during our time here in our earthly bodies.

And don’t believe anyone, televangelist or not, who tries to tell you otherwise. 

You have a 100% chance of experiencing pain and suffering.

But surely I didn’t write this post to leave you feeling hopeless.

Nope. Because there is hope.

Don’t misunderstand me. I’m not saying there is a way OUT of your pain. But there can be a way THROUGH your pain.

Because as big as your pain is, Jesus Christ is bigger.

He’s BIGGER.

Oh, I still feel pain. I still suffer. But I am comforted and held by Jesus during all of it. Because He’s bigger than anything I can ever experience. He’s big enough to let me know that this is not going to last forever. But while it does, He will hold me close. Even if it’s until my last breath on this earth.

I never give up. You know why?

Because He doesn’t let me.

Not because I push through it. Not because I gather up enough strength for another day. I can’t. I would never have enough strength. I would never have what it takes to make it another day.

But He does. He gives me the next breath that I need. And the next. And the next.

My pain doesn’t define me. Jesus does.

“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” John 16:33b

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Gift Ideas

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Just checking in to see how everyone is doing with their gift lists.

Still have more to go?

Remember, Young Living has an awesome deal called the Premium Starter Kit which is an incredible value. Eleven of the most commonly used oils, a diffuser, samples….all at a fraction of the price that it would cost to purchase all of that individually.

And there is the 2015 Holiday Catalog which offers limited time gift sets and special items.

Or, if you are already regularly using oils, check this out – Young Living’s December promo offers an Every Day Oils kit with a 300pv order!!

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Ten of your favorite oils as a FREE gift with your 300pv order. If you’ve never ordered before, ask me how to get this! 

 

Ok, one more quick gift idea.

Are you looking for an extra diffuser?

Amazon has this really cool diffuser at an incredible price right now. But hurry, because these deals usually don’t last long!

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Ok, so there are some quick and easy gift ideas to help you finish your shopping.

Let me know if you have any questions or some more gift suggestions!

 

 

 

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Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Giving the Gift of Wellness

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I don’t do Black Friday.

Which may seem odd, because I loooove getting a good deal.

But, no. Uh-uh.

Now…I am not judging any of you who actually do get out there and snag those awesome bargains.

I’m just not quite as brave as you are.

But – give me a laptop and a credit card, and I can shop all day long. It’s easy, it’s quick, and I can do it while sipping tea in my PJ’s.

So, if you’re like me, you’ll be downright tickled (that’s right, tickled) to hear that you can score some unique and affordable gifts from Young Living.

Online.

No stores, no lines. No fear of getting trampled for a $3 waffle iron.

And these gifts promote wellness. Which is perfect.

Because right after Christmas comes New Year’s, and all the resolutions. For health and wellness.

So check out Young Living’s Holiday Catalog for all of the cool gift sets and treats.

Or check out the Premium Starter Kit which is really like a bunch of gifts all in one package (not to mention the best value).

And then head over here to place an order.

From the comfort of your own home.

You’re welcome.

 

(and for the rest of you – be safe out there!!!)

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

2015 Young Living Holiday Catalog

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I apologize in advance.

I am well aware that we are in early October.

I know that there are many of you reading this right now with a look of utter disgust on your face.

However…

Young Living released their holiday catalog a few days ago. And it’s really exciting. And I didn’t want you to wait to see it.

Plus, there are some of you who have already started Christmas shopping (show-offs), and then there are those, like an unnamed family member of mine, who have already started pulling out the holiday decorations (you know who you are).

So, if you’d like to check it out, here it is.

This year, there are a number of new gift sets that are perfect for just about anyone on your gift list (including Fido!)

Also, keep in mind that you can avoid paying the full retail price by purchasing a Premium Starter Kit.

The Premium Starter Kit introduces you to the 11 most commonly used essential oils, plus a home diffuser! And once you’ve purchased a PSK, all of your future orders (think Christmas gift sets) will be available to you at wholesale pricing – 24% OFF!

If you’ve been wondering about essential oils or alternative health options for a while, now is a great time to get started.

Young Living offers free items and promotions all year long, but they go crazy at the holidays! You do not want to miss out on all that is coming these next several weeks!

Head here to get started, and feel free to ask me any questions you may have.

Happy shopping!

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Celebrate Jesus

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You’ve heard it said: Jesus is the reason for the season.
(And He is).

I get it. The point is to have us all remember that Jesus should be our focus for the Christmas season, not presents and trees and candy canes.

But, really He is the reason for EVERY season. He should be the focus of every season.
Which doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy all the other things. I think we should enjoy them.
But we should remember where our hearts need to be. Not just at Christmas time, but ALWAYS.
Here’s why.

We’re sinners. Every last one of us. Babies are born with a sin nature. No one is immune to sin.

And while most people think they are “good” people, none of us are. Not really. Not when we compare ourselves to the goodness and holiness of God.

Isaiah 64:6 says “All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like filthy rags; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind our sins sweep us away.

And here’s the kicker:

There is nothing we can do about it.

NOTHING.

We cannot make ourselves good enough for God, no matter what we do or how hard we try. It is impossible.

BUT….

Jesus, Who walked this earth as both God and man – He did it for us. He made a way for us to be “good enough” for God. He made a way for us to live eternally with Him, without the fear of ending up in hell – which is what we deserve.
He died for us. He took our sins upon Himself in the ultimate selfless sacrifice.
We just have to believe. That’s it. There’s nothing else we can do anyway.

We just have to believe in Him, and His sacrifice. Believe that He was resurrected 3 days after His death. Believe that we receive His Holy Spirit upon believing. So that when God looks upon us, He doesn’t see the awful stain of our sin anymore. He sees His Son.

How beautiful is that?

Kind of makes all the other distractions in our lives pale in comparison, don’t you think?

And let’s face it. We’re not perfect people. We’re not going to remember to put our focus on Jesus all the time.
But, as believers, we are better off for the times when we do remember.

Because as Philippians 4:7 says “And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

So, I hope that each and every one of you that reads this has a wonderful Christmas. I hope that you enjoy the decorating, the presents, and the family time.

But I really hope that you know Jesus. Or that you come to know Him this Christmas.

And I hope that we all remember that He needs to be our focus this season, and ALL seasons.

Because it’s not about the tree.

Not about the presents.

Not about essential oils.

Not about you. Not about me.

It’s all about Him.

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Order Now for Christmas!

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I hope you are all enjoying the craziness of the holidays. Here in Florida we’re enjoying tolerating the craziness of the snowbirds.

Is it really necessary to drive a perfectly capable vehicle at 22mph in a 45mph zone? During rush hour?

Anyhoo, there are certainly many things to enjoy and be thankful for this time of year.
One thing I am VERY thankful for is online shopping (see snowbird comment above).
Is there anything better than sitting at home, ordering Christmas presents, and then having them come right to your door a few days later? I just wish I could get them shipped pre-wrapped. Wrapping presents is not my forte. As anyone in my family will attest.
The presents I wrap usually have a whole extra hunk of paper at the ends, typically folded over 17 times.
Or they have a big “paper patch” taped on in the middle, which is where I had to fill in the paper shortage.
I have wonderful hand-eye estimating skills.
But – back to online shopping.

If you are looking for a really cool, unique gift for someone…..how about Young Living essential oils?
Pure and healthy oils that have, oh, I don’t know, about a BILLION practical uses?
Maybe a Premium Starter Kit?
They will get a box jam-packed with 11 oils, a diffuser, and a bunch of samples and other materials.

Go to the Order Oils page  to place an order for a Premium Starter Kit, or for any other items you would like.

And, as always, if you have any questions, just ask!

Happy shopping!

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.

Christmas Diffuser Blends

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Since I know you’ve all been loving the fall diffuser blends that I posted about, I thought I would share some Christmas blends that I came across.

I did not invent these blends myself, however, I did name them myself to differentiate them.

Christmas Tree Blend

3 drops Idaho Blue Spruce essential oil
4 drops Pine essential oil
4 drops Cedarwood essential oil

Snowy Forest Blend

2 drops Idaho Balsam Fir essential oil
2 drops Orange essential oil
2 drops Cinnamon Bark essential oil

Christmas Treat Blend

3 drops Wintergreen essential oil
1 drop Cinnamon bark essential oil

Candy Cane Blend

5 drops Peppermint essential oil
2 drops Ylang Ylang essential oil

Mmmmmmm. I can just smell them already.

And remember, you can experiment by blending your own oils to create a specific holiday scent.

Comment with a holiday blend that you came up with, and I will add it to this post!

Disclaimer: The information on this website is based upon my research and personal use of Young Living Essential Oils. I am not a doctor. Products and techniques mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician.