Merry Meet and Welcome!
This week I was drawn to a green emerald that has been cut into the shape of a human skull. In lore and legends, emeralds were believed to sharpen wits and strengthen the memory. As with most gemstones, emeralds have been highly prized in many cultures, credited with making the owner more intelligent, honest, and eloquent. Traditional meanings ascribed to emeralds include bringing joy, love, and luck, instilling sensitivity and loyalty, and strengthening the intuition.
Those who are drawn to emeralds are already well-aware of any of their shortcomings, failings, or weaknesses and really do not need them to be pointed out! Emeralds encourage us to accept and embrace our limitations, and remind us that our vulnerabilities can be used as catalysts for us to begin to make necessary changes
When worn as a talisman, emeralds were believed to grant riches, power, and eloquence. They were credited with giving one the ability to predict future events. It is likely that many may experience a heightened awareness in the days ahead, a possible increase in our psychic abilities, as well as an easier time with manifestation.
In the next few weeks, meditation may be helpful, presenting many timely opportunities to connect with our power, heart, divinity, and spirituality. Understand that it is possible, and helpful, to love ourselves, even if we are not perfect. Avoid the tendency this week to overthink, over-stress, and overanalyze. What we ‘feel’ will likely be more important than what we ‘think.’ Watch for opportunities centered around daring to love and accept ourselves, despite what we perceive to be our inexperience and shortcomings.
Please continue to support your favorite magical, mineral, and metaphysical shop, as well as your artist, crafter, and small business friends – your patronage will mean a lot to them during these challenging times! A special shout out and thank you Sue Ustas of ZuZu’s Healing Arts, Inc in Melrose, Massachusetts for her support, as well as her photos of rough and polished Emeralds, currently available for purchase.
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Merry Meet and Welcome!
I am Terry Milton, also known as “The Stone Lady.” I have been active in the psychic field since 1976, and I am the creator of ‘Stone Readings’ – grounded, empowering psychic readings that provide guidance through stones and crystals, while emphasizing similarities between Mother Nature and Human Nature and subtly reminding you that you, too, are a gem!
To select the stones that I write about for my ‘Messages from the Stones,’ I focus on the question, “What do the stones want us to know at this time?” Using the palm of my hand as if it were a dowsing rod, I feel pulled to a stone, and attempt to interpret the underlying messages coming from the stones and Mother Earth.
I usually associate black moonstones with the new moon, receptivity, balance, awareness of our cycles, heightened psychic abilities, the goddess, and our emotional selves. Black moonstones will often remind us that it is time to prepare for fresh starts and new beginnings, and to cultivate a mindset geared towards moving forward. In addition, black moonstones can warn us of the likelihood that some of our deepest and most hidden things will start to emerge from our psyches in the coming days and weeks.
Black Moonstone often speaks of our willingness to do some intense work on ourselves, using compassion and understanding to create necessary changes. It is a week to trust our first impressions and our instincts. We may begin to notice subtle forms of healing this week, especially in areas that we associate with restoring balance, easing depression, and releasing stress.
Some of the markings on this particular black moonstone hint of undercurrents of confusion, while other markings suggest we have come full circle and are ready to move forward. If possible, stay focused, have clear boundaries, and attempt to deal with one challenge at a time. Watch for opportunities to examine, question, and let go of that which no longer serves our highest good.
There could be opportunities with the potential for an accelerated form of emotional healing this week, along with a touch of wanderlust or wishing it were possible to be in two places at the same time. In the lore and legend of stones, any stones with complete rings or circles are said to be “wish stones.” These special stones were said to have been created by the mermaids, as gifts for mortals. Each ring is redeemable for one wish. The thicker the ring or the fewer number of rings, the greater likelihood of having your wishes granted! There is potential for manifesting at this time, but we are advised to pay attention to the old adage, “Be careful what you wish!”
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- May 18 at 10 AM – May 19 at 5 PM
The New Hampshire Renaissance Faire 2nd Weekend Hosted by The New Hampshire Renaissance Faire Brookvale Pines Farm 154 Martin Rd, Fremont, New Hampshire 03044
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