Why We Celebrate Christmas

Merry Christmas! Praying you and yours are having a fantastic day filled with faith, family, fun, and food…but is that really why we celebrate today? Christmas is my favorite holiday. The reason has changed over the years. As a child, I loved the anticipation of what I would get, of seeing family, enjoying time with […]

Three Gifts of Christmas: Myrrh

Part 3 of a 3 Part series. Don’t miss the previous posts on Gold and Frankincense. Myrrh is a resin that is cut from the bark of the Commiphora myrrha tree. The resin can be harvested from  natural splits in the bark or the tree can be cut to allow resin to escape through the […]

Three Gifts of Christmas: Frankincense

Part 2 of a 3 Part series. Click HERE to read last week’s post on Gold. Today when we think of frankincense, we often think in terms of how we use it as an essential oil. What is an essential oil, anyway? Essential oils are made from different parts of plants, specifically the part that […]