The following is a long time legend, as told by D. Gary Young at 2004 Convention:
In 1992 a beautiful lady came to me and said, “Gary, my husband hates the oils. He doesn’t want me working with the oils, he doesn’t want me having anything to do with the oils. He won’t let me use them in the home. I want to use the oils. I just know how much value they are going to have, and I don’t want to be without them. What should I do?”
“I won’t be without my oils. That’s all I’m going to say. What kind of a relationship do you have?” She said, “Well, it hasn’t been that good. We’ve been married 27 years and he has never told me that he loves me.”
I said, “What! You’ve been married 27 years and he has never told you he loves you? Where do you want to go with this?” She said, “I don’t want to divorce him,” and I said, “Why? If he doesn’t love you, why do you want to live with this man?”
“Well, we have children and grandchildren and our religious belief is not conducive for that. I am really sure I don’t want to divorce him because he’s a good man. I think I love him. He’s really a good man, but he just has some weird ways. Is there any of the oils that could help?”
I said, “If he doesn’t like the oils, he doesn’t like them in the home, he doesn’t like to use them–there are options. Try this: men never smell their underwear before they put it on. Just sprinkle a couple of drops on his underwear!” She laughed so hard she nearly passed out and I said, “When he is out of the house diffuse Joy in the house and when you know he is going to come home from the field, then open the windows and doors and air the house out.”
She thought that would get rid of the smell, but I told her - it would get rid of the smell, but it will not get rid of the frequency because the oil will go into the drapes, into the carpet, into the furniture. It will go into everything and permeate everything in the home. It’s not about the smell; it’s about the frequency.
So she took it literally and she did it. She practiced this for two weeks every day and after two weeks of doing this she had the diffuser running one day and he had gone to the field for the harvest. The machinery had broken down, and he came back to the house early. The door opened, she was ironing and she said, “I just froze when I saw him. I didn’t know what to do!” He walked in and began to sniff, “What’s that smell?” and she said, “It’s just Joy, honey.” She thought for sure he was going to explode.
He said, “Wow! I haven’t smelled that before! That’s really nice.” She was still at the ironing board, and he walked across the floor to her and grabbed her and held her and said, “I love you.”
She shared this with me just a few months ago and she said, “Gary, our relationship has been the best it’s been in our lives.” and that couple is serving a mission for their church today. These are things you cannot put a price on–the value and how it worked. So just take a lesson–always check the underwear!
Thank you to Sandy Poettiger for sharing this story with us!
Joy and Lemon are great together, as well as Joy and Jade Lemon, Grapefruit or Orange.
Bergamot (Citrus aurantium bergamia†), Ylang ylang (Cananga odorata†), Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens†), Lemon (Citrus limon†), Coriander (Coriandrum sativum†), Tangerine (Citrus reticulata†), Jasmine (Jasminum officinale*), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis†), Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii†), Rose (Rosa damascena†) †100% pure, therapeutic-grade essential oil *100% pure absolute
Update to this blog! THIS is the blend I had going in my office tonight as I blogged. 'Joy... in your man's underwear?' was actually written and posted on the blog yesterday, along with 'DIY lingerie sachets', and this blend was on my mind from yesterday's session. So I used it tonight at a 1:1 ratio - 10 drops each - in the Aria diffuser. (which is A LOT!) My husband came home from work, walked in, went *sniff sniff* and said, "What is that? Is there lemon something in there? Smells good in here!" I was so shocked, all I could do was smile and say, "That's very good, honey." Then he walked over to me and kissed me hello! On the inside was like OMG, I can't believe that just happened! WHAT A TRIP! How wonderful! But a part of me I was like, "Don't you love me too?!?" LOL! I should have known...that eventually (3 hours later as I AM UPDATING THE UPDATE (OMG!))) he would walk over, give me a kiss and say, "I love you." WOW. God has a sense of humor. Slow in the timing there, but OMG, who is going to try this?? Those are the exact sequence of events! Even though I know this was supposed to happen...I am at a loss.
Does your husband need some Joy on his underwear? LOL! It sure won't hurt! Here are a few blends for your diffuser, inspiring romance.
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