We are living in crazy times, I tell ya! Not only is it flu season but now we are also staying healthy to prevent Coronavirus. One thing I have clung to this entire time is facts and faith over fear. I know that one thing I can do is be proactive and keep things clean, so I wanted to share this DIY hand sanitizer recipe with y’all. I opened up a little about this on a recent Instagram post:
Click the image above to read how we are all facing our fears in uncertain times.
Just a few short weeks ago, I was traveling in Pittsburgh. Looking back, who knew that would be one of the last few weeks we would feel “safe” flying or traveling without at least a few questions running through our minds?
Fear of the unknown can be crippling. It’s a scary thing but I keep coming back to the fact that we have HOPE and security in a sovereign God. I’m grounding myself in that truth.
Today, I’m choosing faith over fear. Today, I’m choosing to take it one day at a time. Today, I’m not allowing panic to overwhelm me. I’m turning off the news when I feel anxiety creeping in. I’m taking control of my own emotions and thoughts. I’m listening to wisdom and the Bible verses that cast out fear.
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27
I would love to hear how you face fears in the comments below when you feel like your circumstances are closing in on you in?
DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe
If your stores are sold out of all the essentials like hand sanitizer, I am here to help! Being a boy mom, we use hand sanitizer on the REGULAR. As in constantly washing our hands while on-the-go! I am excited to learn how to make my own – not just to survive Coronavirus but also to help save money!
- Aloe Vera Gel
- Rubbing Alcohol (Isopropyl Alcohol)
- A Few Drops of Essential Oil in Fragrance of Your Choice (Optional)
- A Pump/Squirt Bottle or Container of Your Choice
- Combine 2 parts 99% Isopropyl Alcohol to 1 part Aloe Vera Gel
- Stir in Essential Oil if Using
- Transfer to Any Type of Container
TIP: Another “cleaner” recipe is 3 oz of witch hazel, 2 tablespoons of aloe vera, and 45-50 drops of essential oils!
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Recipe source: https://www.themakeyourownzone.com/homemade-hand-sanitizer/