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Thieves

Thieves

Not to worry, no theft! Yet, an historical event, Bubonic Plague, centuries ago, gives us knowledge to stay healthy, to protect & support our immune system. The story tells of a group of thieves surviving after having stolen jewelry & other items from the homes & off the bodies of those who died. During their sentencing, the judge offered to lower their sentence if they could explain why they were able to survive. They were spice & perfume traders, wearing the spices around their neck, rubbing spices on their body.

Gary Young, founder of Young Living Essential Oils, learned of this history. With research, he discovered the spices used were cinnamon, clove & oregano. Gary created a blend of essential oils and named it in honor of the Thieves. Continue Reading

Soul Loss: Part 4 – Silence

Soul Loss: Part 4 – Silence

Question four brings us into sacred space to explore and embrace our spiritual essence. It leads us inward, to spend time in stillness, opposite to the world we race in. As long as we scurry, we may actually be running from our most valuable resource—internal or external. Take a moment to breathe deeply three times and… Continue Reading

Soul Loss: Part 3 – Stories

Soul Loss: Part 3 – Stories

Welcome to our 3rd exploration question regarding soul loss. Our traditional medical forum is trained to assess symptoms and prescribe an antidote. Our soul loss process assesses a deeper level of our existence—being acutely aware of our holistic framework—body does expose symptoms, our mind contributes & our soul suffers loss if we are not consciously… Continue Reading

Soul Loss: Part 1 – Voice

Soul Loss: Part 1 – Voice

Indigenous shamans or medicine men diagnosed sickness with questions of a holistic approach, including issues such as depression, sadness, lack of energy, motivation, etc. They understood that symptoms were not the cause, rather the pathway to the source or root of the sickness.  They were as concerned about the soul, as about the body and… Continue Reading

Opening The Way

Opening The Way

I have spent several years, speculating and pondering writing options, i.e., a book, a blog, poetry……and time keeps passing. It has finally dawned upon me that my dragging of feet is due to a pattern of comparison. I am fairly certain that I have not been alone with this onerous behavior and subsequent belief system that concludes… Continue Reading