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Smell the Healing Power of God

Aromatic oils and perfumes have been essential in the lives of people since the days of antiquity. In biblical times, these ointments and perfumes were very significant for worship, burial, and fragrance. Moses was commanded by the Lord to take sweet spices and make incense for the priests to use during worship in the Tabernacle [...]

By | August 21st, 2010|Aromatherapy, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

The Call to the Wild

I'’ve spent most of my life traveling - wandering through a variety of natural, wild areas where I am responsible for managing the wildlife.Whether they be marshes, bays, wooded swamps, forests, old fields or grasslands, I never cease to be pleased by the many forms of life that are visible to the observant eye.  During these [...]

By | August 21st, 2010|Fragrance of God, Living Green|0 Comments

The Fragrance of God

And so, dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living and holy sacrifice—the kind he will find acceptable. This is truly the way to worship him (Romans 12:1-New Living Translation). How can our worship become the [...]

By | August 21st, 2010|Balanced Living, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

Fragrance of God: How the Sense of Smell can Draw us Closer to God

 An ancient Christian hymn of the first century speaks of the senses as strings on which the Spirit of God plays, just as the wind glides through the harp. This is a wonderful reminder that it is in and through our bodies that God has chosen to draw near to us. God made the human [...]

By | August 14th, 2010|Balanced Living, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

Prepared for Battle in South Africa

Sitting in the jet during this 14 hour flight over the Atlantic Ocean, my mind is at ease.  By the grace of God, we have come out victorious over all of the home front battles that tried to prevent this trip to South Africa. Against the roar of the jet and rumble of the cabin, my [...]

By | August 14th, 2010|Fit for Missions, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

Create a Fragrant Dinner

It’'s a sensation which captures our imagination and attention. It is powerful, yet under-appreciated. This is the sense of smell. Most people consider the sense of smell the least powerful of our five senses. We are not often attuned to our sense of smell as we are to our sense of taste. Yet herbs, with their [...]

By | August 10th, 2010|Balanced Nutrition, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

Get Fit in your Garden

Most people do research to find out how to make their garden more beautiful.  Whether it be a flower garden and striving to orchestrate the correct color scheme or a garden to grow vegetables and fresh food, the idea is to make the garden as beautiful and as healthy as possible.  However, did you ever [...]

By | August 10th, 2010|Balanced Fitness, Fragrance of God|0 Comments

Mango Recipes

Mango Salsa 2 mango (med dice) 1tbs jalapeno (minced) 6 grape tomatoes (quartered) 3tbs red onion (small dice) 1/2 avocado (med dice) salt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients and enjoy with baked tortilla chips. Mango Smoothie 2 mango (med dice) 1 cup mango nectar 1 whole banana (peeled) 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 1 [...]

By | August 10th, 2010|Fragrance of God, Recipes|0 Comments

Mango-Sweet Fragrance

The human body is a living organism. The more live food you consume the better your body will perform. If you believe that we are what we eat then the quality of food we consume does matter. I recently chatted with a good friend who just last year relocated to the Island of St. Croix. [...]

By | August 10th, 2010|Balanced Nutrition, Fragrance of God|0 Comments