The Destruction of Mayan Written Records

Diego de Landa, a Spanish bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Yucatán, burned most of the Mayan codices. 1524-1579. United States Public Domain photo. Why are there so few Mayan records? Because they were intentionally destroyed. Against instructions from Spain, Bishop Diego de Landa instituted the methods of the …

Ep53: 2018 Convention QuickCast Day 3

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here We’re bringing you highlights from the 2018 International Grand Convention (June 13 – 16) in Salt Lake City with your host, Deidrene Joyce. Join us for inspirational words, behind-the-scenes stories, and audio tours of convention events. Related Content:  2017 Convention Podcasts 2016 Convention Podcasts

Ep52: 2018 Convention QuickCast Day 2

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here     We’re bringing you highlights from the 2018 International Grand Convention (June 13 – 16) in Salt Lake City with your host, Deidrene Joyce. Join us for inspirational words, behind-the-scenes stories, and audio tours of convention events. Related Content:  2017 Convention Podcasts 2016 Convention …

The Codices: Mayan Written Records

Plates 10 and 11 of the Dresden Maya Codex.  Photo credit: Lacambalam – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 The written record of the Mayan people is called a codex. The Mayans made their version of paper from the inner bark of wild fig trees, amate (Ficus glabrata). Mayan codices were made …

Ep51: 2018 Convention QuickCast Day 1

Listen to Podcast by Clicking Here     We’re bringing you highlights from the 2018 International Grand Convention (June 13 – 16) in Salt Lake City with your new host, Deidrene Joyce. Join us for inspirational words, behind-the-scenes stories, and audio tours of convention events. Related Content:  2017 Convention Podcasts 2016 …

How to own your Dragon Time

**We love Young Living essential oils and blends. They change our lives for the better, and they inspire us to have fun! We’re playing a bit here, but the suggestions are serious! Enjoy!** If you can’t stop crying after your friend sent you the cutest video of a baby kitten, …

A splash of color: DIY bathtub crayons

We know how hard bath time can be—rounding up your little one, prepping the tub, then actually getting your child clean can be a handful. Make things easier with these DIY crayons that are made for bath and shower walls—they even double as soap! Your child will love how they …

The Gumbo Limbo Tree and Its Cousin

Like frankincense trees, the gumbo limbo tree has a reddish, peeling bark. Photo by Ryan Sholin – Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0 The gumbo limbo tree (Bursera simaruba) is from the same family as our frankincense varieties: Burceracea. I wonder if it shares any of the same benefits as frankincense. …

Essential oils 101: Beginner’s guide

Can essential oils change your life? They sure have changed ours! From a Lavender-infused bedtime routine to a cleaner-smelling Lemon-y kitchen, we have the tips and tricks you need to start using essential oils. Read on for our ways to go from beginner oil user to supreme oil enthusiast! What …

Young Living Essential Oils: Value in Every Drop

Pop quiz! For fresh fish, would you pick: A) something you found in the refrigerator case at a gas station 1,500 miles inland, or B) a fillet served at a long-established restaurant on the coast? We hope that for the sake of your stomach you chose B. Now think about …