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Blurb from the latest Blog! You can read the full Blog here: Wild Violet | Growing and Thriving | Fragrances of Eden (fragrances-of-eden.com) "Maybe the lesson of the wild Violet is that, under the worst circumstances we can grow? Maybe the wild Violet is here to remind us that no matter the restriction, we can thrive in Christ? Maybe the best thing for us, is the rocky and barren places? Maybe the wild Violet and the conditions surrounding it are for our benefit and trying to remove ourselves ...
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Blub from the Latest Blog! Follow the Link to read the full Blog: For the Beginner | It starts Small | Fragrances of Eden (fragrances-of-eden.com) "Gardening can seem intimidating, trust me...I know. For years I thought I had a, "black thumb" but that wasn't the truth. The truth was that not all plants thrive and some years I have more success than others. Each Gardening Season is here to learn and grow from. After I had success with a small Basil plant in a simple pot out front, I was hooked...
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Blurb from the lastest Blog! Follow the Link to read the Blog on the Website: Seed Starting | Sowing in Faith | Fragrances of Eden (fragrances-of-eden.com) "The garden is a beautiful picture of God's never ending Faithfulness to those who love Him and who are diligent in sowing. From experience I can say that when I'm stingy, I receive little. When I'm generous, I experience generosity. We all literally, reap what we sow. 2 Corinthians 9:10, 11 says it this way, "Now He who supplies seed to t...
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“Now Dinah, the daughter Leah had borne to Jacob, went out to visit the women of the land.” Genesis 34:1 Dinah made a choice to hang out with the women of the land. She probably just wanted to have friends outside of her brothers. She probably thought something like “What harm could it do? I will just talk to the ladies, see whats going on in town, maybe see if there is something new in the market.” This choice of being in the wrong place at a bad time had serious repercussions. She herself at...
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"So Jacob served seven years to get Rachel, but they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her." ~Genesis 29:20 Love binds two people together in beautiful ways. It can make time fly. We are told that God created time when we read Genesis 1:1 “In tbe beginning God created...” God made the beginning. So He created time....
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"May God give you heaven's dew and earth's richness— an abundance of grain and new wine. " ~Genesis 27:28 Jacob has tricked Isaac into getting Esau's blessing. This is how Isaac begins. He is praying that God will give him rain, good soil, food from the earth and good things to drink....
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"'May he give you and your descendants the blessing given to Abraham, so that you may take possession of the land where you now reside as a foreigner, the land God gave to Abraham.'... There above it stood the Lord, and he said:' I am the Lord, the God of your father Abraham and the God of Isaac. I will give you and your descendants the land on which you are lying.'" ~ Genesis 28:4,13 Rebekah realized that Esau is so angry at losing his blessing and birthright to Jacob that he is only waiting ...
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“Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the Lord blessed him.” ~Genesis 26:12 Isaac was told by God to stay in the land even though there was a famine. He obeyed and put faith in God's word to provide. But, Isaac didn't sit back and wait for the grain to be given to him. He knew that it required effort on his part for God to bless him and his family. Isaac knew God called on humans to care for the earth and so to him tbe reasonable step was to plant s...
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"Then Jacob prayed, 'O God of my father Abraham, God of my father Isaac, Lord, you who said to me," Go back to your country and your relatives, and I will make you prosper," I am unworthy of all the kindness and faithfulness you have shown your servant. I had only my staff when I crossed this Jordan, but now I have become two camps. Save me, I pray, from the hand of my brother Esau, for I am afraid he will come and attack me, and also the mothers with their children. But you have said, 'I will s...
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"Then God remembered Rachel; he listened to her and enabled her to conceive. She became pregnant and gave birth to a son and said, 'God has taken away my disgrace.'" ~Genesis 30:22, 23 In Biblical times and in many countries today it is a disgrace to be baren or to lose a child before birth. Many believe that it is a sign of God's displeasure or a lack of love and compassion on His part....
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“But Esau ran to meet Jacob and embraced him; he threw his arms around his neck and kissed him. And they wept.” ~Genesis 33:4 In the 20 years Jacob has been away God has been working in Esau's heart as well....
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"Then the Lord said to Jacob, 'Go back to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.'" ~Genesis 31:3 20 It is time for Jacob to return to his family home. Isaac and Rebekah are both dead now so Jacob is returning to his brother Esau. The same man who he fled from 20 years before in concern for his life. This would be a test of his courage. But God has promised to make him a mighty nation and to give him these lands he is returning to....
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