Heaven-Pathways-Earth

Reverend Dr. Sheryl T. Martin

AGATE

KEYWORDS: Protection, Strength, Harmony, Grounding

 •KNOWN AS: “Earth Rainbow” for their swirls of color bands which form in nearly every color the earth can produce.

 •USES: All agates can remove blockages from any chakra and can cleanse and stabilize the aura.

 •Agate is said to strengthen the body and the body's connection to the earth.

 •Agate is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, enhancing creativity as well as gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears.

 •Agate superior for easing anxiety and stress.

 •HISTORICALLY: Agate was used as healing amulets dating back to Babylon and was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength.

 •PHYSICALLY: Agate is said to be particularly helpful with tooth and gum issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, insomnia, and detoxification.

AGATE OBELISK

•Obelisks are a symbol of the ancient world - with their beginnings in Egypt. Ancient Egyptians placed them at the entrance of the temples and were designed to release the built up energies beneath the crust of the earth.

 •Obelisks are tall narrow four sided stones that have a pyramid shape at the top.

 •They can be used to direct energy or can be placed in the environment to help radiate energy outward from the stone into the area it is placed.

 •Refer to Agate meaning for more information.

AMETHYST

KEYWORDS: Psychic, Sobriety, Inner Strength

KNOWN AS: “Sobriety Stone”

 •USES: Amethyst is associated with the third eye and crown chakras.

 •Amethyst is a meditative and calming stone which works in the emotional, spiritual, and physical planes to provide calm, balance, patience, and peace.

 •In the psychic and spiritual realms, amethyst is an excellent all-purpose stone that can increase spirituality and enhance intuition and psychic powers of all kinds. It does this by making a clear connection between the earth plane and other planes and worlds. Amethyst is also excellent for meditation, lucid dreaming and communication with angels.

 •HISTORICALLY: It has been used for millennia to prevent drunkenness, and is used to assist in getting rid of addictions to alcohol, drugs, smoking, and destructive compulsive behaviors of all kinds.

 •PHYSICALLY: Amethyst is said to heal the withdrawal symptoms of any sort of addiction, help with headaches, insomnia, arthritis, diabetes, pain relief, circulatory system issues, endocrine system problems, chronic fatigue, immune system deficiencies, asthma, phobias, pregnancy and preventing miscarriage, menopause, PMS, and general healing.

AMMONITE FOSSILS

KEYWORDS: Healing, Protection, Stability

 •KNOWN AS: “Powerful Earth Healing”

 •USES: Its spiral shape symbolizes continual change and evolution. Ammonites have absorbed cosmic energy over eons of time and help to stimulate the life force within.

 •The Ammonite is also often recommended to put in the home to attract health, prosperity and success.

 •The Ammonite draws off all negative energies by acting as a filter. It moves dense energy through the spirals and releases them as fresh, positive life forces.

 •HISTORICALLY: The extinction of ammonites coincided with the extinction of dinosaurs. Ammonites inhabited the world’s oceans and now appear as fossils in marine rocks. It has been believed to ease birthing pains and bring relaxation. It helps to remind us to keep breathing, due to its circular design.

 •PHYSICALLY: Ammonites can help to increase stamina and vitality as well as help with issues of blood pressure or problems with the ears, lungs and degenerative disorders. Ammonites will also help to lift the heaviness that is sometimes felt during depression.

 •FROM: The fossils are from Madagascar and are millions of years old.

ANGELS

KEYWORDS: Protectors, Connecting heaven and earth.

 •KNOWN AS: Angels are symbolic of communication between higher energies and lower energies or as communication between “god” and “man”.

 •USES: Angels can be an energetic channel facilitating communication between you and your  own idea of the divine.  Angels can be the laison between heaven and earth.  Angels are like a super highway connecting information from higher realms and lower realms – they carry concepts, thoughts and ideas to be dispersed throughout countless dimensions of experience.

 •HISTORICALLY: Angels have and continue to represent a prominent role in the affairs of mankind, with some viewed as warriors, others as messengers, and still others as protectors.

 •PHYSICALLY: Symbolic angel meanings deal with: Messages, Divine awareness, Purity, Love, Faith, Courage, Compassion, Perseverance, Interrelating, Renewal, Protection, and Illumination.

ARROWHEADS

 •It is believed that wearing a hand-carved arrowhead, as a talisman around your neck, is a symbol of protection, courage and strength.

 •It is also believed that the arrowhead protects from illness and acts as a guard against the Evil Eye.

ART BY SARAH

 •On February 12, 1993 Sarah’s family went to the mountains in Shaver Lake, California for a weekend getaway in the heart of the snow. It was a very cold, dark night by the time they arrived at the house. Sarah’s dad decided to light the fireplace and as he did the entire house exploded, due to a propane leak. Sending debris 100 feet in all directions.
• Sarah was only two years old and had been thrown, knocked unconscious, and buried in the debris. It took fire fighters two hours to find Sarah. As a result of the accident, Sarah suffers from organic brain damage, schizophrenia, bi-polar disease, and is mentally delayed. She also received burns to her face, hands, legs, feet, and suffered a severely broken leg. Over the years Sarah has had numerous surgeries but has always maintained a positive attitude. Sarah loves horses and attends a therapeutic horse riding program weekly.
•Sarah also enjoys drawing horses. This art work is drawn free hand by Sarah and is exclusively available through Heaven-PATHWAYS-Earth.

AUTUMN JASPER

KEYWORDS: Comfort, Tranquility, Connection

 •KNOWN AS: Protects against negativity and is a powerful healing stone

 •USES: Autumn Jasper helps you to ground and center. It provides supports during times of stress and inspires tranquility and wholeness. It clears negative energy, both inner and environmental. It encourages a strong connection to the earth, reminding us that we are connected to the circle of life.

 •HISTORICALLY: Jasper is chalcedony quartz. Multicolored due to impurities, which will turn the stone yellow, orange, brown and green, are the most popular colors. Jasper has additional metaphysical properties based on its color and specific qualities based on its mineral formation, such as the addition of iron in red jasper or ocean jasper, found close to the sea. Jasper stone was used in ancient Persia and Syria as jewelry, bowls and adornments. Native American traditions use jasper for connecting with the spirit world and for protection when traveling.

 •PHYSICALLY: Jasper is used in the treatment of tissue deterioration, kidneys, spleen, bladder, liver, stomach, sense of smell and the nervous system. It also balances the regulation of the supplies of iron, sulfur, zinc and manganese in the body.

BLACK TOURMALINE

KEYWORDS: Protection, Grounding, Positivity

 •KNOWN AS: “Schorl”

 •USES: Black Tourmaline is a powerful stone for protection against negative energy of all kinds, as well as being a strong spiritual grounding stone.

 •It balances and clears the root chakra and aura.

 •It encourages positive attitudes, good luck and happiness, regardless of the circumstances that you find yourself in.

 •Black Tourmaline keeps an electric charge causing it to release negative ions and shields harmful electromagnetic radiation.

 •HISTORICALLY: Black tourmaline has been used since ancient times by Shamans and healers for protection. Black Tourmaline is considered by many to be the most powerful protective stone and it is one of the only stones that protects and heals on all levels - physical, emotional, mental and spiritual.

 •PHYSICALLY: Protects from negative energies, strengthens immunity, relieves stress and anxiety, promotes detoxification, increases alertness, supports organs, eliminates toxic heavy metals, helps circulation, improves metabolism.

BLOODSTONE

KEYWORDS: Centering, Abundance

 •KNOWN AS: “Heliotrope” “Stone of Courage”

 •USES: The bloodstone is used to stop bleeding, especially nosebleeds.

 •The bloodstone has been used as an amulet to protect against the evil eye.

 •Bloodstone is excellent for centering and grounding.

 •It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations.

 •It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization, and lessening confusion, stress, and anxiety.

 •It is said to be particularly good for helping emotional traumas and grief.

 •HISTORICALLY: There is a legend that says the bloodstone was formed from the blood of Christ dripping on the green earth and solidifying. It was also called heliotrope by the Greeks and was thought to bring change.

 •PHYSICALLY: Bloodstone is said to be helpful in treating anemia and other diseases of the blood, blood pressure, bleeding, cardiovascular system, cramps, diabetes, lupus, colds, endocrine system, kidney, bladder, physical strength issues, flu, physical traumas, and post-surgical issues.

 •Bloodstone is used in the alignment of all the centers of the body. A healer must do this alignment while the patient lies on his stomach. It also aids in the circulation of blood.

BONE SKULL

•Hindu Goddess Kali inspired malas are made with bone beads carved into the shape of skulls.

 •Bone brings strength and the life force energy known as prana to the beads and the Kali inspired skull design symbolizes liberation, knowledge and wisdom.

 •Let the beads remind you of the balance needed between masculine and feminine energies.

BRAZILIAN AGATE PYRAMID

•Pyramids have an ability to amplify and focus the energy of one's intention.

 •Brazilian Agate is known for balancing the four energies: physical, mental, emotional and spiritual.  It does this by cleansing and stabilizing the “aura”. 

 •The result is improved strength, courage, calmness and critical thinking ability, as well as better concentration, more confidence and an overall feeling of composure.

 •Brazilian agate is used for stress relief and has been known to improve digestion, blood circulation and help with bruises, muscle spasms, headaches, gastric ulcers and even childbirth.

BUDDHA

•The Buddha(Siddhartha – which means fulfilled) was born a prince in Northern India. He had all he could ever ask for, and although he was happy, he was curious to see how ordinary people lived outside the palace walls.

 •One day he snuck out of the palace and saw four important sights – an old man, a sick man, a dead person and a calm looking hermit. The first three sights made him very sad. Because he was told that everyone grows old, falls sick and dies. He felt terrible. He thought ‘If only I knew the answer to stop people from growing old, falling sick and dying then everyone would be happy.’ Then he recalled the fourth sight of the calm and happy hermit that comforted him a little.

 •The Prince then left the palace to learn about life and to find true happiness. Siddhartha studied with many well learned teachers but none could give him a clear answer of how to be happy. So he decided to leave them and search for an answer for himself. Siddhartha found a perfect spot under the Bodhi tree and began his final journey to seek Enlightenment.

 •Buddha means the fully Enlightened One, perfect in Wisdom and Compassion. He became Enlightened without any help from others and is known as the Teacher of Gods and Men. Dhamma, The Teachings of the Buddha, teach us to do good, avoid doing bad and make our mind happy.

•According to legend, if you rub the Laughing Buddha's great belly, it brings forth wealth, good luck, prosperity and happiness. There are many different symbols and meanings for objects with the Buddha.

•Bowl – a begging bowl represents living off what is given and asking for help. If the bowl is raised above his head, he is asking to receive abundance from the heavens.
•Fan – a fan is a symbol for happiness and joy and is waved to banish troubles.
•Sack – a cotton sack over the shoulder represents traveling. It was sad he wandered collecting peoples’ sadness and putting them in the sack.
•Money Bag – The bag of blessings represents wealth and good fortune. Standing or sitting on the money bag symbolizing the protector of wealth.
•Beads – prayer beads are worn to symbolize never ending meditation practice.
•Ball – the ball has a few meanings, one being the ball of wealth which brings wealth and prosperity. The ball also symbolizes pearls of wisdom and medicine balls.
•Gourd – contains the elixir of youth, for a long life.
•Parasol – Deflects misfortune

CARNELIAN

•KEYWORDS: Creativity, Individuality, Courage
•KNOWN AS: “Actor’s Stone”
•USES: Gives energy
•Protects from bad vibrations
•Guards against poverty
•It is also a stone of protection in general from anger, jealousy and fear.
•Carnelian can help ease or remove sorrows. It also helps stabilize energies in the home.
•HISTORICALLY: Carnelian was once considered strictly the property of the noble class. People holding a high social status were often buried with this gem stone.
•PHYSICALLY: Carnelian has been used in crystal healing to heal open sores, rejuvenate tissues and cells, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems, gall stones, colds, pollen allergies, and neuralgia.
•It is also an energy booster and is said to increase the appetite.

CITRINE

KEYWORDS: Success, Abundance, Personal Power
KNOWN AS: “Success Stone” “Stone of the Mind” “Lucky Merchants Stone”
USES: If you are in any type of sales, just put a citrine in the cash drawer and watch what happens.
•Citrine is used to protect from the negative energy from someone else's abuse.
•It opens the mind to new thoughts and promotes clarity of thought.
HISTORICALLY: Ancient cultures believed that placing a citrine on the forehead of an elder would increase his psychic power.
PHYSICALLY: Citrine is sometimes used by healers to help with digestion as it is considered beneficial to the endocrine and digestive system - cleansing, purifying and eliminating poisons that have built up.
•Citrine is an excellent stone to calm and soothe distressed conditions. Some use it to help relieve depression, digestive problems (including constipation and diabetes).

COPPER

KEYWORDS: Healing, Protective, Increases mental agility, Spiritual
KNOWN AS: Spiritually, copper is considered a metal capable of storing healing properties holistically, as well as having protective properties. This is why it was used in ancient times for totems and talismans.
USES: Copper increases mental agility. It is a conductor of energy and facilitates the connection with higher realms.
HISTORICALLY: On a holistic level, copper has historically been associated as the body metal, and is considered a grounding metal for the human body and spirit. (Silver is the metal of the spirit, and gold is the metal of the mind.)
PHYSICALLY: Relieves the symptoms of arthritis and circulation problems.

DRAGONS

•KEYWORDS: A symbol of Power, Strength, and Good luck
•KNOWN AS: Dragons bring change and transformation, wisdom, infinity, longevity and movement through space, supernatural.
•USES: Helps you develop independence, self confidence, strength, courage, and fortitude.
•HISTORICALLY: They were generally portrayed as protectors, guarding treasure, temples, or even heaven itself, keeping watch over sky and  waterways.
•PHYSICALLY: The dragon provides us with fierce protection and possesses inherent magic. Dragon represents the supernatural and infinite self.

DUMORTIERITE

KEYWORDS: Aid intellect, Stabilize emotions, Patient, Increase psychic abilities.
KNOWN AS: Ability to aid intellectual activity within the brain, and will assist you to develop enhanced mental abilities.
USES: Stabilize your emotions, and this is helpful as these stones can create a large degree of change. If you are willing to work with the change, these crystals bring many gifts to you.
•They will also assist you to be patient, which is always an asset especially if you work with the public. It is primarily a stone of the third eye chakra but it will also have a beneficial effect within the crown chakra and the throat chakra.
HISTORICALLY: The meaning of its name comes from the name of the French paleontologist Dumortier, who it was named after.
•Deposits have been found in Madagascar, Namibia, Sri Lanka, Canada, Poland, France, Brazil and the USA. It is often found in the massive form, and may be found as a radiating aggregate. 
PHYSICALLY: Dumortierite may aid you to boost your telepathic abilities, meaning it may amplify your capacity to hear the thoughts of others.

ELEPHANT

DESCRIPTION: Feng Shui, an ancient Chinese system, often uses small statues of lucky animals to fix energies that are out of balance in a home or office.
DIRECTIONS: Place it facing the main entrance door to symbolize arrival of good fortune.
SYMBOL: The elephant is a symbol of strength, greatness and dignity. Made in China. It is believed that an upward trunk ensures that good luck and prosperity do not run out, while a downward trunk signifies mourning.

EVIL EYE

•Protects against bad luck, spells, jealousy.
•Originates from Turkey where it was believed that when people looked at each other, they could transmit their bad energy with only one look.
•Wearing the evil eye can help protect you from looks charged with negative thoughts. It was believed that this eye saw all the wickedness in the world and removed poverty and ignorance.
•It stares back at the world to ward off evil eyes and keep you safe from harm. The bead also reflects the evil intent back to the onlooker.

FLOURITE

KEYWORDS: Clarity, Purpose, Order
KNOWN AS: “Genius Stone”
USES: Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, protection, and brings peace.
•Fluorite is a stone of mental order and clarity.
•It can improve learning for anyone, enhance focus and concentration, and reduce learning disorders.
•Fluorite is a great stone to calm and relieve anxiety, tension, and stress by detoxifying the emotional body.
•Flourite is an excellent all purpose healing stone that promotes healing on all levels. It also promotes self-love, and can remove blockages and narrowmindedness, bringing in new ideas and creativity.
PHYSICALLY: Fluorite is used in crystal healing for blood pressure, detoxification, cholesterol, bones, teeth, dizziness, vertigo, balance of brain hemisphere, neck cancer, pain, joints, respiration, posture, nerves, strengthen body, colds, flu, insomnia, protection from contagions, and ideal health.

GREEN ADVENTURINE

KEYWORDS: Luck, Wealth, Opportunity
KNOWN AS: “Stone of Opportunity”
USES: Green Aventurine is thought to be the luckiest of all, especially with bringing wealth and prosperity.
•Green Aventurine is the stone chance and is said to increase perception and creative insight.
•It also helps one to see alternatives and potentials in all situations, giving a positive outlook, courage and inner strength.
•Said to uplift the spirits and enhance the sense of humor. It has a positive effect on the psyche and strengthens one's sense of well-being.
•It is a heart chakra stone.
PHYSICALLY: It is beneficial for blood, circulatory system, balancing blood pressure, sinus problems, nausea, headaches, general health, allergies, eczema, fever, and sleep disorders.

GREEN ONYX

KEYWORDS: Physical healing, Abundance, Fertility, Growth, Young, Material success, Renewal, Endurance, Balance, Dependence and Friendship.
KNOWN AS: Good to help people improve their public speaking ability. It encourages you to speak your thoughts and feelings, and improve your creativity. Because the stone is related to the heart chakra, it also represents the unconditional love, acceptance, and compassion. This particular stone is an excellent tool to bridge your lower three chakras and upper three chakra.
USES: Can be used for relaxation, neutralize the eye, winning the mind, stimulates creativity.
HISTORICALLY: This stone is believed to have a soothing element, which brings great benefits during your hard or stressing time. Not only great to give you calmness mentally, green onyx meaning is also advantageous to release your physical stress, particularly when you are facing the difficult situation. However, as different type of onyx has different uniqueness and charm, you can see some of the best quality green onyx as a symbol of stress-reliever.
PHYSICALLY: Beneficial in terms of healing physical and emotional problems. To help people cope with their physical problems, the green onyx deals with physical impairments such as nervous breakdown, leucoderma, impotence, abdomen-related diseases, treating eyes, nose, and nervous system, maintain the blood pressure, and treating skin disease.

GREEN OPAL

KEYWORDS: Heart Chakra, Energy, Health, Prosperity, Abundance, Rejuvenating
KNOWN AS: Green Opals activate the Heart Chakra and utilize Wood energy, the energy of family and health, prosperity and abundance.
USES: Whether helping one to unburden the heart or providing assistance in relationships, Green Opals have the ability to filter information and reorient the mind, giving meaning to everyday life and bringing a spiritual perspective.
HISTORICALLY: Opal is most known for its ability to bring one’s traits and characteristics to the surface for examination and transformation. Just as Opal absorbs and reflects light, it picks up thoughts and feelings, desires and buried emotions, amplifying them and returning them to the source. While magnifying one’s negative attributes may prove to be uncomfortable, it allows for understanding how destructive these emotions can be and assists the process of letting them go. Opal also illuminates the positive actions and emotions of the self, enhancing the good and true, and fostering one’s highest potential. It is a karmic stone with a reminder that what one sends out will return.
PHYSICALLY: Green varieties of Common Opal, a mixture of Opal and nontronite. A cleansing and rejuvenating stone, bringing energy and quick recovery from illness, exhaustion or mental angst.

HEMATITE

KEYWORDS: Protection, Courage, Strength, Endurance, Dissolves Negativity
KNOWN AS: Hematite grounds and protects us.  It strengthens our connection with the earth, making us feel safe and secure.  It endows us with courage, strength, endurance and vitality.  A "stone for the mind", Hematite stimulates concentration and focus, enhancing memory and original thought.
USES: Dissolves negativity and prevents you from absorbing the negativity of others.  Hematite is strong, supporting timidity, boosting self-esteem and survivability, enhancing willpower and reliability, and imparting confidence.  It helps to overcome compulsions and addictions, treating overeating, smoking and other forms of overindulgence. 
HISTORICALLY: Hematite utilizes the magnetic qualities of our yin-yang energies to balance the meridians within the body and to provide a stable equilibrium between the ethereal nervous system and the physical nervous system.  It focuses energy and emotions for balance between the body, mind and spirit.
PHYSICALLY: Hematite restores, strengthens and regulates the blood supply, aiding blood conditions such as anemia.  It supports the kidneys and regenerates tissue.  Stimulates the absorption of iron and formation of red blood cells.  Treats leg cramps, anxiety and insomnia.  Hematite aids spinal alignment and fractures.

HOURGLASS

•The hourglass was one of the earliest timekeeping devices. Its connection to time-related symbolism is undeniable. It stands as reminder that all bad things will soon pass and also to appreciate the time that you do have.
•The hourglass forces us to acknowledge the ever-changing nature of our lives.
•It symbolizes the eternal passage of time, the sand slipping away until there is no more, and therefore a continual reminder that life is finite.
•With its two containers, the hour glass is an analogy between the upper and the lower, and the need to turn the hour glass symbolizes the continual cycle between life and death.
•One part of the hour glass is always full, the other empty and this cycle of emptiness and fullness follow each other - just like in life, where joy and sadness often follow each other in cycles.

LAVA

KEYWORDS: Protection, Strength, Fertility
KNOWN AS: “Stone of rebirth”
USES: Lava stone provides stability in times of change.
•It often helps to dissipate anger and provide guidance and understanding.
•A very grounding stone, black Lava strengthens our connection to Mother Earth.
•Lava energy is good for the Root or base chakra, and contains the fire of the Kundalini.
•Natural lava rock beads include naturally formed voids and irregular surfaces – which makes each bead unique.
HISTORICALLY: Lava stone is easily the oldest and most frequently found stone in the world. It literally comes from the core of the earth. Lava stone is natural igneous rock, hardened after a volcano eruption.
PHYSICALLY: Excellent to aid healing, especially when you are feeling depressed or lacking energy and vitality. They have an association with feminine energy and were used in the past in fertility rituals to aid conception of a child.

LEOPARDITE

KEYWORDS: Acceptance, Encourage
KNOWN AS: The ‘Stone of True Acceptance’, encourages an accepting and understanding manner, whether this is for oneself or of other’s.
USES: Leopardite brings a sense of peace within where there is an insecurity about oneself, inner or outer, this is a stone to help the journey of acceptance flow peacefully.
HISTORICALLY: On a Divine level, Leopardite help’s one to connect with inner wisdom brought through the many year’s from ancestral learning and teaching’s. Use such stones to “remember” ancestor’s and awaken this inner wisdom within the human genetics and DNA.
PHYSICALLY: This is a stone to keep close at time’s where there is possible judgment towards oneself. Leopardite help’s one to not take all to heart and to understand where the judgment is coming from and why.

MOONSTONE

KEYWORDS: Intuition, Psychic Abilities
KNOWN AS: “Psychic Stone”
USES: It is said if you give your lover a moonstone necklace when the moon is full you will always have passion with each other.
•Moonstone brings good fortune and assists in foretelling the future
•It enhances intuition, promotes inspiration and brings success in love as well as business matters .
•It has been worn as an amulet to bring good emotions to the wearer, while protecting those of a sensitive nature.
•Moonstone is a very personal stone. It is a reflection of the person who owns it. It does not add or detract, only shows how it is. This is why the moonstone is said to perceive that which "is". Moonstone is an excellent stone to use in meditation to understand oneself.
•Placing it in the moonlight of a moon reaching its fullness, not a full or waning moon, can revitalize it. The most powerful time to use the moonstone is in a full moon.
PHYSICALLY: Moonstone is used by healers to stimulate the functioning of the pineal gland and balance internal hormone cycles with nature's rhythms. Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength.

MUSIC MAKERS

The Double Fire Burn Mini-Drum Shaker features two fire burned drums and a twine wrapped looped handle which makes for easy drumming. It is made of bamboo and metal, in Indonesia.
The Pangi Fruit Shaker features two wood bead side clappers. When the wooden beads strike the fruit shell it produces an earthy rich tone. It is made in Bali.
The Rain Stick is 16 inches long, made from various materials such as bamboo and rattan, stones, seeds and shells. Each stick is unique in diameter and painting. The sound created by the moving particles is like falling water. Myth has it that ceremonies using these sticks will bring rain. They can also be used as ritual or meditation tools, for they bring an atmosphere of relaxation.

OM

The Power of Chanting Om:

•The chanting of Om drives away all worldly thoughts and removes distraction and infuses new vigour in the body.
•When you feel depressed, chant Om fifty times and you will be filled with new vigour and strength. The chanting of Om is a powerful tonic. When you chant Om, you feel you are the pure, all pervading light and consciousness.
•Those who chant Om will have a powerful, sweet voice. Whenever you take a stroll, you can chant Om. You can also sing Om in a beautiful way. The rhythmic pronunciation of Om makes the mind serene and pointed, and infuses the spiritual qualifications which ensure self-realization.

LOTUS FLOWER

KEYWORDS: Purity, Rebirth and Divinity.
KNOWN AS: Symbolize the Sun and the Creation.
USES: A person’s path in life is said to be similar to that of the Lotus. Starting at the seed stage, early in the karmic cycle, through to the bud emerging from the dirty water, representing a person following the path of spirituality and leaving attachment behind, and finally blossoming, this is when a person has become fully awakened and has achieved nirvana.
HISTORICALLY: The lotus flower has come to be associated with purity and beauty in the religions of Buddhism and Hinduism respectively; the ancient Egyptians scholars observed that in the night-time the lotus closed its flowers and sank into the water, and came up with a different association with the flower related to rebirth and the Sun; in actual fact the Lotus slowly emerges from a pond over a three day period and then blooms in the morning until mid-afternoon.
PHYSICALLY: A bowl-shaped perennial, the lotus is often confused with water lilies. There are over 100 species of lotus, but you’re probably most familiar with the white single-flower lotus, which has around two-dozen petals. Other types include the double-flowered lotus, which can have over 100 petals, as well as pink and red varieties.

PENDULUMS

•A Pendulum is a weight hung from a fixed point that can swing freely backward and forward.
•A pendulum can be thought of as an extension of the intuition, since it is used to gain access to information that exists at the subconscious level of the Inner Being.
•It could be said that it strengthens or amplifies the intuition because it converts the subtleties of the intuition into a more obvious form of physical motion. When you ask a question of the pendulum, it is your own intuition that answers it. The pendulum merely allows you to physically see what the intuition already knows.
•As an extension of the intuition, the pendulum can give you information from the same two sources as the intuition: from your own subconscious mind; and from your guidance, spirit, or guardian angel.
•Because of how it operates, the pendulum can only answer questions that are phrased so that the answer is either "yes" or "no".

QUARTZ

KEYWORDS: Power, Energy, Clarity
KNOWN AS: “Universal Crystal” because of its many uses.
USES: It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. It channels universal energy. Quartz also enhances thoughts, as they are a form of energy. Because it directs and amplifies energy, it is extremely beneficial for manifesting, healing, meditation, protection, and channeling.
•It is also beneficial for storing and retrieving information of all types, as information is a form of energy pattern also. This makes them particularly good for programming to use for a particular purpose.
•Quartz is also good for energizing other crystals.
•Quartz is a stone of clarity which dispels negativity and clears away negative energy. It can be used to purify and clarify on the spiritual, mental, and physical planes. It is powerfully protective because of these properties.
•It also enhances spiritual growth, spirituality and wisdom.
•It can also help particularly with concentration, studying, and retaining what one learns.
•Quartz is also a stone of harmony because it balances energies, and is even helpful in romantic relationships.
•Quartz is a powerful stone. It is used for psychic protection because it counters black magic and protects from negative energy.
•Quartz is very useful on the third eye chakra for clarity of psychic vision, and can be used to communicate with spirits and other worlds.
•Quartz is a stone that can access ancient wisdom and bring it into the present. It is a very good stone for astral travel, manifestation, scrying, channeling, dream recall and dream work.
PHYSICALLY: Quartz is a Master Healer stone. It is an excellent all purpose crystal healer stone. It is said to amplify healing energy and is used to perform diagnostic healing. It has been used historically to detect food poison. It is said to draw out pain. Quartz is used in crystal healing to strengthen all body systems. Quartz is reputed to be particularly effective for chronic fatigue, arthritis, bone injuries, depression, diabetes, fibromyalgia, intestinal troubles. It also is said to improve mental and physical energy, stamina, and physical strength.

QUARTZ CRYSTAL CLUSTER

•Quartz crystal clusters and quartz crystal points should be in every home to bring harmony to the life force in the home. Quartz crystals have been used for healing, meditation and expanding the mind to touch the spirit world.
•A crystal cluster formation has many points embedded in the base. The emerging crystals may be large or small. Crystal Clusters radiate energy into the surrounding room or space and also are used to absorb negative energy.
•They are often used to cleanse a room or other stones by leaving the stone overnight on the cluster.

RAINBOW FLUORITE

KEYWORDS: Protective, Stabilizing, Grounding, Heightens Mental Abilities
KNOWN AS: Fluorite is a highly protective and stabilizing stone, useful for grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy. When working with the upper Chakras, Fluorite increases intuitive abilities, links the human mind to universal consciousness, and develops connection to Spirit. Fluorite further anchors intuitive insights into the physical plane, allowing mental and physical coordination.
USES: Fluorite heightens mental abilities, assisting in rapid organization and processing of information, and can bring mental clarity and stability to an otherwise chaotic situation. Fluorite absorbs negative energies from the environment and is effective at Auric and Chakra cleansing. Fluorite can also shield the user from psychic manipulation. Fluorite should be cleared often.
HISTORICALLY: Fluorite promotes spiritual and psychic wholeness and development, protection, and brings peace.  It helps one meditate and learn to go past the "chatter" that our minds tend to generate when first learning to meditate. Deeper meditation past the "chatter" can give access to cosmic truth, attune to spirit guides or animal totems. This energy can be used to manifest one's life purpose.
PHYSICALLY: Rainbow Fluorite exhibits a combination of colors inherent in Fluorite crystals, such as purple, blue, green, clear and yellow and, as such, it blends all of the properties of each color.

ROSE QUARTZ

KEYWORDS: Love, Self-Worth, Rejuvenator
KNOWN AS: “Stone of love”
USES: Rose Quartz opens the heart, increases self-acceptance and the ability to love others.
•It soothes heartaches and brings peace, compassion and kindness. It relieves childhood trauma and guilt, and eases transitions.
•It helps the user feel a strong sense of self-worth, therefore being worth love.
•Rose quartz is the stone of universal and unconditional love.
•Rose Quartz has a gentle vibration of love for the owner. It gives inner peace and helps in all matters pertaining to love in all its forms. Rose Quartz opens the heart to love.
•It is said washing the face in water charged by rose quartz will help fade wrinkles and keep the skin young.
PHYSICALLY: Rose Quartz stimulates the proper functioning of the heart and circulatory system. It aids in relieving tension and stress, palpitations or skipped beats, and may stabilize irregular heart rhythm. It is ideal for premature babies or young children with heart weakness or disease, or anyone who needs a stronger, more stable heart.

SALT LAMP

10 Reasons to have a Salt Lamp in Every Room:

•Cleanse & Deodorize the Air
•Reduce Allergy & Asthma Symptoms
•Eases Coughing
•Increase Energy Levels
•Neutralize Electromagnetic Radiation
•Better Sleep
•Improve Mood & Concentration
•Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder
•Reduce Static Electricity in the Air
•Environmentally-Friendly Light Source

SELENITE

KEYWORDS: Mental Clarity, Psychic, Angels
KNOWN AS: “Moon Stone” because of its moon like glow.
USES: Selenite is a stone of mental clarity. This clarity enhances mental flexibility and enables strong decision making abilities.
•Selenite is used for contacting and communicating with angels for guidance.
•It is excellent for enhancing the properties of other stones and for clearing and charging them.
•Selenite is a stone of powerful intuition and psychic awareness through its influence on the third eye chakra.  You can access past lives and do past life work and healing with it. It is also beneficial for psychic efforts, especially clairvoyance.
•Meditations become sparkling clear over time when working with selenite and it brings a clarity to your spiritual understanding of the universe and your place in it.
PHYSICALLY: Selenite is used in crystal healing for removing blocks to healing, dissolving secondary gain issues, confusion, particularly from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, aligning the spine, decreasing epilepsy and seizures. It also promotes flexibility, assists with absorption of calcium and other minerals and vitamins. Selenite is used to promote fertility, increase the libido, and is a protector of pregnancy and motherhood.

SERPENTINE

KEYWORDS: Protection, Balance, Peace
KNOWN AS: “New Jade” and gets its name from the word 'serpent' because it resembles the skin of a snake.
USES: A very strong energy source, which can bring a sense of protection and increase psychic abilities. Brings balance to one's emotional state, helping to solve conflicts peacefully. It is said to aid in detoxifying the body and blood.
•Serpentine makes an exceptional meditation stone. It helps you to find inner peace.
•Nursing women used it to regulate their milk supply and balance mood swings.
•It can be used as protection against poisonous creatures such as snakes, insects, etc.
•Serpentine also encourages the ability to solve conflicts by peaceful means.
HISTORICALLY: It has been used since ancient times to guard against disease and sorcery. Serpentine was carried in ancient Assyria to request the gods and goddesses to provide double blessings.
PHYSICALLY: Serpentine can be placed directly on the skin. It is an aid to kidney and stomach complaints, relaxes cramps and menstrual pain and helps women who are unable to reach orgasm due to tension.

SHARK TEETH

•In order for these teeth to fossilize, they must sink the seafloor and be quickly covered by sediment to protect them from weathering and scavenging.
•The process of fossilization is a slow one that usually takes thousands of years.
• Depending on which minerals are present teeth can be found in a wide variety of different colors, ranging from blue/grey to black to orange/red to white to green.

SINGING BOWLS

DESCRIPTION: Handmade in India.
•Singing bowls produce sounds which invoke a deep state of relaxation which naturally assists one in entering into meditation, the ultimate goal being enlightenment.
DIRECTIONS: They are a quintessential aid to meditation, and can be found on private Buddhist altars, and in temples, monasteries and meditation halls throughout the world.
•In addition to their traditional usage for meditation, Tibetan singing bowls are used for deep relaxation, stress reduction, holistic healing, Reiki, chakra balancing, and World music.
SYMBOL: OM means oneness with the Supreme, the merging of the physical and the spiritual body, it is the symbol of Hinduism. Considered as the most powerful mantra.

SMOKY QUARTZ

KEYWORDS: Centering, Grounding, Remove Negativity
KNOWN AS: “Nature's Stone of Endurance”
USES: Promotes personal pride and joy in living, creativity in business
•It opens the path for perception and learning.
•Smoky Quartz is a protection stone that cleanses and clears negative energy.
•Smoky Quartz is a grounding stone that transmutes negative energies and facilitates your ability to get things done in the practical world. It enhances organizational skills and is good to have around in the workplace or home office.
PHYSICALLY:  Smoky quartz has been used in crystal healing to treat many different problems associated with the lower torso including kidneys, abdomen, pancreas, reproductive organs, menstrual cramps, fertility issues.
•Smoky quartz also is used to remove toxins from the body and helps the adrenal glands. It is also very helpful for regulating body fluids and relieving fluid retention.
•Smoky quartz is also a preferred crystal healer's stone for dealing with insomnia, nightmares, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder and depression.

SPIRIT ANIMALS

Bear: helps you establish the communication with your own soul and make that journey inside. It can assist you to understand the meaning of your dreams.
Cat: Helps you develop your intuition, remain confident in moments of darkness and overcome challenges with agility.
Dolphin: Helps you become more playful and loving, improve your sense of connectedness, and remember your dreams.
Dragon: Helps you develop independence, self confidence, strength, courage, and fortitude.
Elephant: Helps you remove obstacles out of your way and lead your life with stability, honor, and happiness.
Horse: Helps you to meet challenges, take risks, make choices and move forward while remaining solidly grounded.
Lion: Helps you to learn to hold your head high, stand tall and to have faith, even in times of discord.
Owl: Helps you tap into the spirit knowledge and develop your perceptions and your intuition.
Parrot: Helps you better understand other points of view and improve the way you communicate.
Turtle: Helps you to unite Heaven and Earth; acting in the material world without losing sight of the mission of your soul.
Unicorn: Helps you with issues of virtue and honesty, within yourself or to see it in others. Unicorns protects the wearer from evil.
Wolf: Helps you to adapt to the different situations of your life without losing focus of your own goal

TIGERS EYE

KEYWORDS: Protection, Grounding, Integrity, Willpower
KNOWN AS: Tiger's eye is also a very protective stone which is especially protective during travel. It can also help one see clearly without illusion.
USES: Tiger's Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilizing and grounding.  It enhances integrity, willpower,  self-confidence, practicality and correct use of  power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, often in the form of money.
HISTORICALLY: Tiger's Eye also comes in blue and red.
PHYSICALLY: Tiger's eye brings a special boost to the solar plexus chakra  and to one's personal power.

TREE OF LIFE

•The Tree of Life meaning tells us that although we are rooted in the Earth plane, we are reaching for the Spiritual Realms. Here we are each alone... there we are one.
•The Metaphysical meaning of the image of the Tree of Life is simple... You are a child of the Universe; You have the right to exist, You have the responsibility to grow to be yourself.
•In Metaphysics, we study the messages of the natural world as explanations for the spiritual... science, religion, philosophy, and mythology then merge in our understanding.. All things effect all things... and we become more open to the Light of the Divine Understanding - the goal of being unique while a part of the Oneness which we spiritually seek.
•A tree of life is a common motif in various world theologies, mythologies, and philosophies. It alludes to the interconnection of all life on our planet and serves as a metaphor for common descent in the evolutionary sense. The term tree of life may also be used as a synonym for sacred tree.
•Tress may look the same, especially when they first begin - but they grow, thrive, change, are battered by storms and weather, become broken and, as they age, become very unique. They become as we all wish to be, Individuated. A Metaphysical spiritual process whereby we become our own unique self and therefore fit right into the niche where we are needed and meant to be. It is a part of the Ascension process.

TROLLS

DESCRIPTION: Handmade out of fimo (clay), in Peru.

•Each troll is unique, with different eyes and facial expressions with a large hole through their hats that will fit most cords or chains.
•The 3-dimensional troll pendant has been crafted from a earthy brown colored fimo and holds a natural crystal point.
DIRECTIONS: Quartz crystal points are used for healing, meditation and expanding the mind to touch the spirit world. Quartz crystals are used for protection and capturing and changing bad vibrations.

TURTLES

DESCRIPTION: This Feng Shui inspired statue features three turtles seated atop of each other.
DIRECTIONS: When placed at the back of the house, turtle provides protection and enhances energy.
SYMBOL: The 3 turtles represent protection, longevity and family unity. When depicted with a coin in the mouth the turtle also attracts health and wealth.

WORD STONES

•Positive words can soothe a troubled soul, heal a broken heart and brighten a cloudy day.
•Engraved stones make sending messages of inspiration easy.