The Gift of Frankincense

The Gift of Frankincense – Healing and Sacrifice Like Myrrh, Frankincense comes from tree resin which hardens into beads when exposed to air. In Bible times, beads were burned on the incense altar in the Tabernacle and each of the Temples in Jerusalem. Throughout history Frankincense was considered one of nature’s most cherished gifts.  The…

The Gift of Myrrh

The Gift of Myrrh – body balm and medicine. Myrrh is the sap-like resin that comes from a thorny bush in the desert regions of Arabia, Ethiopia, and Somalia. After the gum resin is collected it is stored for about three months while it hardens into a fragrant beads. When crushed and mixed with oil…

Humble and Gentle

Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy to bear, and the…

Refreshed and Blessed at dotmom

I wrote this yesterday afternoon. I returned home from LifeWay’s dotmom event Saturday night physically tired but spiritually refreshed and exceptionally blessed. I made new friends with whom I talked so much I started to sound like Angie Harmon. 🙂 I wept while worshipping along with 1100 other women under the leadership of Melissa Greene….