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by Robert Bike
The Bible mentions about 232 plants by name, or closely enough to figure out what plant is meant. Of these, 24 are aromatic plants; that is, parts of the plants can be pressed or distilled to get an essential oil. Essential oils are the lifeblood of plants and have tremendous healing capabilities.
healing power of plants is the basis for modern medicines.
Originally published in manuscript form in 1999, I completely revised the book and added illustrations.
Biblical Aromatherapy in paperback,
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events have happened in Freeport and Stephenson County, Illinois,
and remarkable people have lived there. These are stories gathered
about people and events from 1835 through World War II.
Carlile, columnist for the Freeport (Illinois) Journal Standard,
featured this website in her column on January 19, 2007.
Life Purpose is to inspire my friends
Robert Bike, LMT, LLC
Sunday Picnic at Krape Park's Flagstaff Hill
At the very end, those few of us who lingered on gathered for a group photo. This is something we should have done at every session. There is a ringer in this picture. Which one is not a classmate?
Back row: Bruce Holtan, Al Nettles, Chris Theodore, Robert Bike, Sherry Ingram, Chris Nichols; Front row: Priscilla Tucker, Linda Hendrickson, Jeanne Jeffrey, Laura Jaeger, Debbie Reed, Dolores Senn
(Chris Theodore is the ringer; he's the husband of Chris Nichols.)
Linda Hendrickson & Chris Nichols
Chris Nichols & Bill Carroll
Bill Carroll & wife Cindy
John McKinney, Chris Nichols, Linda Hendrickson
Theodore, Cindy & Bill Carroll, me,
my mom (Anna Wienand Bike Otte, Class of 1939!), Kathy Heidenreich,
Al Nettles & Bob Miller
Sherry Ingram & Jeanne Jeffrey
Al Nettles, Andy Fraser & Laura Jaeger Fraser, Bob Miller
Me with Bill & Cindy Carroll
Denny "Chopper" Schmidt and Debbie Reed
Spouses Carolee Schwendiman, Chris Theodore, Andy Fraser
Steve Schwendiman says grace.
Jaeger Fraser, Chris Nichols Theodore,
Sherry Ingram Maves,
Debbie Reed Savory
We eat again.
Schmidt, Cindy Dollarhide, unknown in cap,
Kathy Heidenreich, Debbie Reed
Dave Boettner stopped by to chat.
Jim Gitz & his son bicycled up the hill to see us.
Hendrickson, Andy Fraser with back to camera,
Robert Bike checking out Jim Gitz's sore wrist
Priscilla Tucker & Laura Jaeger, Jeanne Jeffrey in background.
Sherry Ingram, Bruce Holtan, Jeanne Jeffrey
Linda Hendrickson, Chris Nichols, Dolores Senn, Chris Theodore
Group scene. It's almost over.
The Krape Park shelter house on Flagstaff Hill.
What a beautiful park!
Can you name these old timers?
row: Peter Frey, Robert Bike
Middle row: Jeanne Jeffrey, Andy Fraser, Laura Jaeger Fraser,
Sherry Ingram Maves, Chris Nichols Theodore
Front row: Debbie Reed, Dolores Senn
One last photo!
Bruce Holtan, Al Nettles, Priscilla Tucker, Chris Theodore, Linda Hendrickson, Jeanne Jeffrey, Robert Bike, Laura Jaeger, Debbie Reed, Sherry Ingram, Chris Nichols, Dolores Senn