Welcome to Musings.
My blog, Musings, will document some of my fantasy novel writing journey. It will cover topics from writing tradecraft to interesting information I glean about the myth and lore of the fantasy world. It may even include book reviews I do for the YA fantasy genre. I hope you will join me often!
Purpose: Frankincense is a great oil for meditation, and it helps reinvigorate the skin with a youthful appearance. Complementary oils: Frankincense goes well with citrus oils like Lemon, Grapefruit, Lime, Bergamot and Orange, and other oils such as Cypress, Lavender, Geranium, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang, … Continue reading →
Purpose: Ylang ylang helps create a calming environment, moisturizes the skin, enhances the appearance of skin, and nourishes the hair and scalp. It also positively impacts the limbic system which is the emotional control system. It is also used as … Continue reading →
Purpose: Vetiver supports the circulatory and immune systems. It also positively impacts the limbic system which is the emotional control system. Great complimentary oils include sandalwood, lavender, and Clary Sage. Vetiver oil has a sweet, woody aroma and can be … Continue reading →
Many oils have interesting, and sometimes surreal historical usage. Today I’m going to share my findings on Bergamot. Purpose: Sometimes popular culture references herb usage too. “Clary raised her eyebrows at Jace. ‘You hate bergamot?’ Jace had wandered over to … Continue reading →
You might wonder how long humanity has known about a variety of herbs and their oils, and what they were used for historically. That is where your Sunday Scribe comes in! Today, we will focus on Cedarwood. Purpose of Cedarwood: … Continue reading →
Have you ever wondered about The Oils of Ancient Scripture? I have! So, today I’m going to share my findings. We will start with Cassia. Purpose: “Cassia was a key ingredient in the incense used in temple worship. (Psalms 45:8)” … Continue reading →
You might wonder how long humanity has known about a variety of herbs and their oils, and what they were used for historically. That is where your Sunday Scribe comes in! Today we will focus on Clary Sage. Purpose of … Continue reading →
I’m thinking about building a business, and it is terrifying. I don’t know anything about running a business. Both of my parents and one of my brothers were all self employed for at least part of their lives, but I … Continue reading →
Do you ever feel like the world is against you? A lone warrior facing unending obstacles in your quest for righteousness and honor? Sometimes it’s true that life is stranger than fiction. And sometimes fiction just seems to reflect … Continue reading →
To Be a Writer, Write! A writer is someone who writes. This is so simplistic. It sounds like a child answering the question, “What is a writer?” on a test. Kids are awesome. They understand about getting back to fundamentals. … Continue reading →