Perfect Peace: a different perspective on mindfulness

I have just returned from another cross-country mission trip and am yet again full of peace.  Following my first disaster relief trip to Greenbrier County, West Virginia, I shared a post called The cure to my anxiety (read it here).  In it, I told a bit of my story, and how I came to find inner … Continue reading Perfect Peace: a different perspective on mindfulness

My favorite uses for lavender essential oil

I love mornings like the one I just had.  My favorite worship playlist, a warm cup of tea, and spending a few hours in my own little oily world of imagination and creativity.  Reading, organizing, and DIY-ing. When I first started my essential oil journey a year ago, I admit I was in the category … Continue reading My favorite uses for lavender essential oil

An intro to oils + a free bottle of Lavender!

From time to time, I scroll through my blog and read the very first post I ever wrote.  I use this time to center myself and be reminded of why I began this blog in the first place: To point myself and others back towards our awesome Creator, in order to discover what true wellness … Continue reading An intro to oils + a free bottle of Lavender!

How to prepare grains properly + a recipe

With the weather beginning to cool, I find myself craving more and more comfort foods: foods that are warm, baked, and spiced with cinnamon, clove, or ginger.  If we slow down and pay attention, we can see that our bodies are so in-tune with the rhythm of nature.  Eating with the seasons, and listening to your body's … Continue reading How to prepare grains properly + a recipe

The cure to my anxiety

I will start by saying that anxiety is a very real thing.  Many of us struggle with it to varying degrees, from mild to crippling.  I know that everyone's anxiety story is different, and this is mine. To me, anxiety has been - at times - an inescapable, pit-in-your-stomach, butterflies-in-your-chest, scared-for-no-reason, occasionally irrational, and dreaded … Continue reading The cure to my anxiety