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Love and Pomegranates for Your Valentine

    The Essence of Pomegranate in Scripture: Ruby Red Seeds of Love  God is love, and God loves ruby red pomegranates! If I were the designer, I would incorporate what I love. First mentioned in Exodus, pomegranates were included in God’s design for the priest’s robe. Embroidered around the hem in blue, purple, and scarlet, […]

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Coloring a Spectrum of God’s Love

Let’s celebrate National Coloring Day! Friends at Cinnamah-Brosia’s Coffee Cottage love coffee and coloring pages. Go ahead. Grab your colors and coloring book, and let your creativity shine! The word color always brings to my mind a favorite Bible verse from The Message version: Matthew 5:14-16 Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be […]

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A Humble Background Enhances Our Acts of Love

Come Take a Sneak Peak Into The Essence of Humility . . . The Essence of Flax in the Bible Botanical Name: Linum usitatissimum; all portions of the plant used for clothing, food, and more; native to the Fertile Crescent (Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, southeastern Turkey and western Iran) My grandmother knew […]

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From “The Essence of Courage” – Cinnamon Goodness

What follows is an excerpt from Chapter 6: Cinnamon/Goodness from The Essence of Courage. Two previous devotional readings in this chapter pointed to cinnamon representing the fruit of the Spirit: Goodness. God led me to choose Eve as the woman of the Bible displaying this fruit in her life. Thank you for keeping that in […]

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Encourage Others: Share Your Stories for “The Essence of Humility”

For those who have read The Essence of Joy, you know Volume 3 in Cinnamah-Brosia’s Inspirational Collection was presented as The Essence of Love coming in 2018. Creating a list from 1 Corinthians 13 of all the things “love is,” guess what? Every one of them whispered the word “humility” into my spirit. And. . […]

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It’s Cinnamah-Brosia’s Birthday… and Mother’s Day… and a BIG Surprise

Bound to happen occasionally when your birthday is May 14th, it falls on Mother’s Day. Like me you may love the day because your own children are sure to remember and shower you with unending love. Maybe like me, too, you hate the day because memories surface of the mother who was often absent and […]

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Why I Wrote “The Essence of Courage” – Think Butterflies!

It all began with a symphony of butterflies! Asked the inspiration for Cinnamah-Brosia’s inspirational collection, The Essence of Courage, prompts different aspects of the answer. When you read The Essence of Courage, you quickly learn (if you read the introductory material – strongly recommended) that my story with this book began over 12 years ago. […]

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