Lydia was a woman of commerce.
Her Scent is a warm, sweet aroma including essences of Lotus, Peppermint blend, and Rose Otto.
A woman of Thyatira, a “seller of purple,” who dwelt in Philippi, a leading city of the district of Macedonia, a Roman colony (Acts 16:14, 15). She was an entrepreneur having the knowledge and skill to run a profitable business. She was not a Jewess but a proselyte, a worshiper of God. Lydia met with other women by a river on the Sabbath for prayer and was apparently the leader of the group.
lThe Lord opened her heart as she heard the gospel from the lips of Paul (Acts 16:13). She thus became the first in Europe who embraced Christianity. And when she and her household were baptized, she begged the apostles, saying, “If you have judged me to be faithful to the Lord, come to my house and stay.” (Acts 16:15 She was a person apparently of considerable wealth, owning a large house which she used to display her hospitality, for she could afford to give a home to Paul and his companions.