Clover, Bee, and Revery
Reverie (revery) –(n.) state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing; a fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea
Psalms from the Hive, by Jeannie Saum
7:30 am and we’re on the road, By 9:00, unpacking the truck
Unload, set up, and pray for good luck!
The whirlwind hit promptly at one, and didn’t let up until it was done.
No sitting or resting or lunch!
We talked and shared and met new folks, interested in blessings from bee and hive.
We sold lots of products and spread the word
We dedicate these blessings to God!
Today, we are recovering from our first business adventure, a whirlwind two days at the Lithopolis HoneyFest. We are absolutely exhausted, but thrilled with our experience and success. We are blessed! We debuted our Hive and Honey BEEpothecary line of health and skin care products, and spent two days meeting new people and sharing the amazing benefits of honeybee hive resources. Our products sold very well and we are thrilled with the response we got from customers. We had two people come back the second day to report success and pain relief from using our products for just one day!
Our grown children were a great help to us – filling in when we needed a break, bringing us food and drinks, loaning us a phone when we had cell coverage issues and just being generally supportive and encouraging. Our friends came out to support and encourage us, too. And we got to see lots of old friends and aquaintances and reconnect. And the perfect ending to the weekend was what we believe was a God-inspired meeting of a delightful young couple who blessed us with their faith, openness, encouragement, and their prayers. We have a feeling that blessings will come from this encounter and have plans to see them again.
We still need to unpack, but today we start thinking about next steps! What do we do next? How soon can we be ready to do another event? What products do we need to make more off? What sold well or didn’t sell well? How hard do we want to work?!
WE have also been able to get our online store up and running. It can be located through a link on the Our Products page of this blog. Check out our all natural skin care and health products made with amazing honeybee resources!
We are truly blessed! We aspire to share the blessing God has given to us in our natural world and the honeybee!
Psalms 841 How lovely is your dwelling place, Lord Almighty!2 My soul yearns, even faints, for the courts of the Lord; my heart and my flesh cry out for the living God.3 Even the sparrow has found a home, and the swallow a nest for herself, where she may have her young— a place near your altar, Lord Almighty, my King and my God.
4 Blessed are those who dwell in your house; they are ever praising you.