In traditional lore the healing qualities of minerals, or the healing crystals, generally remain subjective. Yet as the symbolic meaning of the crystals became part of the collective unconscious, their psychological or psychic qualities were thought to have an effect on our mind and body. As a crystal healer myself the gemstones are my everyday must-haves. I use them for daily healing and depends on the planetary ruler of the day and my need I carry associated crystals, most of the time I wear them in form of pendant or bracelets. I also use crystals to cleanse the aura of myself and space around me. In the past I perform crystal healing therapy on my clients, usually I would perform chakra clearing / balancing. Now I have spent more time on essential oils and tarot readings. Still crystals are always a part of me and they come in very handy whenever I need an extra boost of mojo to amplify sending positive energies to someone.
There is a direct link between crystals and astrology, since the Sun, Moon and Stars, as well as the Earth are all rocks. Crystals are also called the indigo children of heaven and earth. One reason attributable to the mineral facilities of healing is their ability to transmit and absorb light from the Sun. One interesting fact I learned is that there is a very potent link between human beings, the Earth and the Sun. The Earth’s equator inclines 23 ½ degrees towards the Sun in its orbit around the solar disc; this reflects the same inclination of the human heart towards the left side of the body also at 23 ½ degrees. Our human design is not coincidence. There is a direct link with the Sun, the Earth and the human heart. In astrology the Sun is associated with the heart. Such glimpse of knowledge of the divine plan humbles me.
The colours of the crystals. The variance of colour depends upon absorption and transmission of light bringing them beauty and radiance. The geometry of the crystals defines the metaphysical properties of the individual piece. Planetary rulership of plants and crystals serves as a guide for selection, and ultimately choice must always rest with the intuitive understanding of the astrologer.
My interests are in the mineral kingdom (crystals), the plant kingdom (essential oils) and the kingdom of the soul (astrology and the metaphysics). All of them correspond to each other, with lifetime study I want to become a better holistic healer to heal people’s mind, body and spirit.
Part of of day job is to decide what colours to go with my homeware products. It is one of the most fun parts and I enjoy very much. Colours brighten my life and make me happy. There are gurus in the trade advising colour trends of the season, which I make reference to them. I have many Pantone books, and an app called Pantone studio that I use for my work craft. More often I follow my intuition to select the colours I feel right, according to season trend and, their magickal significance.
Colour have magickal meanings that can work into your everyday life, your manifestation and spell work. Here is a colour guide for you and you will able to download them and save them on your devices.
Allow these beautiful colours to bring love and healing magick into your life, as well as the lives of those you love.
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Spring has just arrived, hurray! Goodbye to my cold, and goodbye to the long dark hours at night. She is my officially most favourite season of the year. Everything is fresh, everything is lively. Even my favourite cologne has her name on it:
Ostara (around 21st March every year), is the Spring Equinox. It is the time when the Sun enters the zodiacal sign Aries. On Ostara the hours of day and night are equal. Light is overtaking darkness, our Mother Earth impels the live creatures to reproduce. It is time to rejoice as it marks the first day of true Spring! The energies of nature subtly shift from the sluggishness of winter to the beautiful expansion of spring.
It is time to delight ourselves in the abundance of nature. Walk the green fields. Buy some flowers. Touch some plants. Connect with their energy and through it, all nature. Visualise yourself travel inside its leaves and stems – from your crown through your arms and fingers into the plant itself. Sense the miraculous processes of life at work within it. Feel the emergence of energies around you and show your gratitude to the wonders of nature.
This is a time of beginnings, of actions, of planting spells for future gains, and of tending your garden.
This is the day of winter solstice (22nd December, 2015), the time when we have the longest night and the shortest day in the Northern Hemisphere. Good news is from now on the day is getting longer and longer. Welcome, ever-returning God of the Sun! May you shine brightly upon the earth, and bless this fertile land once again.
The winter solstice has long been viewed as a time of divine birth. In a time of greatest darkness people prayed to the forces of nature to lengthen the days and shorten the nights. Wiccans sometimes celebrate Yule just before dawn, then watch the sunrise as a fitting finale to their efforts. Since the God is also the Sun, this marks the point of the year when the Sun God is reborn again. On this night I light a candle to celerate the Sun’s returning light.
In this special moment of time, I suggest to say a prayer to your deity with the 5 principles of Reiki:
Just for today, I will
Let go of anger
Let go of worry
Show gratitude & give thanks for my blessings
Be compassionate & honour all living things
So mote it be.
I believe in reincarnation, and many other things. Just in case there isn’t, that’s why I have been living to the edge in this life, making the most of it. I hope you do. Have a very blessed Yule.
Samhain is known by most people as Halloween. In pagan story, the veil between the worlds is at its thinnest during this day. Our plants are darken, leaves are fallen. The fields are barren. It is a Sabbat to remember, honour, or perhaps contact our ancestors – those who have crossed the river into the land of shadows. It is also the most potent night of the year for meaningful dreaming and divination.
Samhain, also known as Feast of the Dead, Feast of Hallows, November Eve, once marked the time of sacrifice. In some places this was time when animals were slaughtered to ensure food was sufficient throughout the depths of winter.
Indeed all the pegan festivals are very much food related. They are agriculture based and built on nature’s cycle. The pegan wheel of the year is masked by magical stories for people to remember the wonders of the Universe. This myth cycle speaks of the mysteries of birth, death, and rebirth. It also points out our real dependence on the earth, the sun, the moon and the effects of seasons in our daily lives.
At Samhain (31st October), the Wicca say farewell to the God. This is a temporary farewell, and then he will be reborn from the Goddess at Yule. Why is God the son, and then the lover of the Goddess? This is not incest, this is symbolism of an agricultural story that the fertility of the earth is a cycle.
Samhain is a time of reflection, of looking back over the past year. It is a time to come to term that we have no control of death, hence we should live a forgiving life and more importantly make the most of life.