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Spiritual Journey

My first thoughts that I remember are when I was 3 years old. I always felt strange and out of place even then. Like I didn't belong here in this strange body, feeling all these strange unpleasant sensations and feelings. I always felt confused and never knew what was the right thing to do. I was jealous of my younger siblings because they seemed to be loved and accepted and I wanted that. 
My grandmother was very religious and taught me about God and Jesus and brought me along to her "meetings" and "conventions" She was very strong in her beliefs and scolded me many times for my thoughts and actions and even for the fact that I had nail polish on. Hell was a predominant threat.  But, even though she did that, I loved her and loved listening to the Bible stories she told me with rapt attention. I loved going to meetings and conventions and singing the hymns. I even wanted to be a "worker" when I grew up.
But, it was apparent that that was not in my futu…

February Oil of the Month

Spark Natural's Oil of the Month for February is......................
Marjoram.

Use code: Granny for 10% off your order

What exactly does one do with marjoram? Glad you asked.
Marjoram is good for respiratory issues like asthma. When inhaled (by diffusing) this essential oil relaxes the respiratory system helping it calm down. 

It has analgesic properties, so it's good for massaging your muscles and joints with a carrier oil and it helps bring a fever down. 

It can be used to treat wounds by disinfecting and preventing infection. 

You can also treat anxiety. (which is what I will be using it for). 


For other uses for this universal oil, you can do your own research. There is plenty of information out there. 
The easiest way to use the oil is either by diffusing in a diffuser, or putting a few drops with a carrier oil or some of your own homemade salve. You can also put some in a roller bottle with some carrier oil.  I find that 5 or so drops in a 1/6 ounce or 5 ml roller bottle and to…