FAITH. For your heart. Your soul. To act as salve. To bring you back to a place of hope. To remind you that there are greater forces always at work and it is your job to call in those troops. And perhaps above all else at this time in history, to help you on the days when your faith wavers.
Some of our favorite mantras for Faith:
I have Faith that I am supported in all ways, seen and unseen.
Particularly during tough times, I will bolster my Faith that everything will be okay.
Faith : Reminding me to trust that there is a larger plan always at work in my life.
Jojoba oil,* Rosehip Seed oil,* Vitamin E (non-GMO)
Essential oils of: Frankincense,* Rosewood,* Patchouli,* Neroli,* Lemon,* Cypress*
is all about Mystery, connecting us to forces beyond ourselves. It is a great spirit ally: supporting you in all of your soulful endeavors. This oil is a master of the Unknown and delights in helping us to cross into spirit realms, meditation and shamanic practices that support us in moving through life’s twists and turns. When your Faith wavers, particularly in the face of unexpected circumstance, call on Frankincense to guide you through that unmapped territory.
brings a solid, loving note to this blend. It is a constant, pure vibration that will help you to stay steady and true to the path ahead, even when you don’t know what’s in store. It also elevates brain function, so will allow your mind to expand and stay open to possibility.
for Earth connection. To keep you grounded, solid in your belief that all will work out. Reminding you that, whatever life throws your way, you can stand on your own two feet and draw strength from that simple act. When you are feeling wobbly or uncertain about your future, call on Patchouli to bring you back to solid ground.
touches on the sweetness of Faith. The beautiful, magical qualities that can stem from moments of true belief that all will be well and that you are taken care of. This high note will lift you from moments of doubt or heaviness, bring you back to the tremendous grace that shows up when you access your Faith with full trust.
cuts through doubt and cynicism. This citrus powerhouse will keep your mind clear of nay-saying and despair, remind you that you always have access to Faith and the belief that you are on exactly the right path. When you feel negativity creeping in, Lemon will steer you back in the right direction.
comes from the magnificent, ancient Cypress tree. The essential oil will help you to move beyond this lifetime, connect to both your ancestors as well as the accumulated wisdom of the earth. Because Faith is such a vast concept, this is the oil that will help you to settle into that expansive, intangible quality and trust that you have a larger tribe of elders – in the form of ancestors, guides and spirit support – that are lighting your way forward.
Essential oils of: Rosemary,* Black Spruce,† Ginger,* Vetiver,* Frankincense,* Lavender†
is strong medicine in this blend. Its powerful, herbaceous scent will wake up all systems of your body, particularly the immune system and the part of your brain that knows how to direct the body toward self-healing. It is an insistent oil that will strengthen you from the inside out.
brings expansiveness and depth to this blend. It likes to burrow in deep, getting into areas that have been hiding or asleep for a long time. It will gently coax those aspects of you to slowly return to the surface and fill themselves out so that all systems are on-line.
stirs things up when they need stirring up; particularly when you are feeling sluggish. It will also help you to “burn off” what your body no longer needs to carry: an illness, a body pattern, any form of excess.
brings a solid, slow frequency to this blend so that you remain grounded as you wake your body up in new ways. It will help you stay connected to Earth, which provides great stability.
taps into energies that go well beyond what your mind can wrap around, calling on the part of you that is bigger than your physical body, capable of great self-healing. It will support you to embrace the inexplicable, mysterious aspects of your healing journey.
will help your central nervous system to stay centered as it adjusts and calibrates through any healing process that you initiate.
O, Sweet Surrender! As human beings, it is in our nature to grasp, hold onto, get entangled in expectation. Lest we be wholly defined by our clinging, we must welcome and practice surrender. Surrender is not about letting go of the reigns of our life, but about loosening the hold on those reigns so that we can open to and be more accepting of all that comes our way.
Use 4-6 pumps of this oil where it feels best on the body, committing to new layers of surrender as the day passes.
Some of our favorite mantras for Surrender:
I release all that does not serve me, known and unknown.
I will be okay, even if I let go of the things that I want to control.
I surrender to a power greater than me, letting go of my need to understand everything to feel safe.
Essential oils of: Vetiver,* Bergamot,* Lavender,† Black Spruce,† Ylang Ylang*
acts as a grounding agent in this blend. It will keep you from coming unhinged when you experience feelings of overwhelm or fear when letting go.
assists with the letting go. It will help you to loosen your grip, to tap into the relief and exhale that come when you realize that clinging to things or people is rarely helpful.
to calm your nerves and bolster the inner assurance that letting go is a good thing. Surrender often brings up feelings of fear and doubt, which can easily take over and sabotage us. This oil will keep you from being governed or paralyzed by those feelings.
leads in this blend with its commitment to digging deep into your old, most ingrained patterns. It will slowly and patiently burrow into the furthest reaches of your system – physically, emotionally, energetically – to rout out your most deeply-rooted resistances to and fears of full surrender.
brings a high note to this blend. To remind you that surrender can be an uplifting experience. It acts as reminder that you are meant to be unshackled and free.