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Pamper Yourself with… Winter Solstice Bath Ritual

Posted by Funlayo on Thursday, December 22, 2011, In : Pamper Yourself 

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Blessed greetings to each of you today! I pray that the day finds you well and keeping warm if you’re in a cold climate like I am. Today is the winter solstice in the northern hemisphere (it happens in June in the southern hemisphere) – it is the shortest day and longest night of the year and it marks the beginning of winter in the northern hemisphere. The solstice has held significance for many cultures around the world since the beginnings of huma...

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New Year, Same You!

Posted by 'Funlayo on Sunday, January 2, 2011, In : Inspiration 

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Happy 2011! I pray that you were able to ring it in doing something fun! I took a wonderful white bath, said my prayers and then spent the rest of the night drinking hot cocoa, eating homemade biscuits with tupelo honey butter and laughing like crazy with my oldest brother. It was a relaxed yet fun-filled evening just like I wanted. Laughter is a great way to start – or finish! – just about anything.

I have to admit, although the celebratio...

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Happy 2010!

Posted by 'Funlayo on Saturday, January 2, 2010, In : Inspiration 

I pray that 2010 has gotten off to a wonderful start for all of you. For the first time in my life, I spent New Year’s Eve alone at home and it was a wonderful, wonderful thing! I partook in a delicious candlelight dinner, a cleansing white bath and a whole lot of prayer and reflection. 2009 was a year of a lot of accomplishments for me – including launching Ase Ire! – and I look forward to more great things in this new decade.

I found a little poem by Edgar Guest that captures my ...

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