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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.

In Hinduism, emeralds were the ‘gem of good luck’ – thought to have the ability to improve one’s wellbeing. In Ancient Greece, emeralds were strongly connected with Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, while the Romans aligned emeralds with Venus.
Emeralds are in the beryl family of gem. While clarity is considered important in most gemstones, inclusions and imperfections are expected with emeralds. Rather than being hidden, an emerald’s flaws are often pointed out to show that the stone is natural rather than man-made.

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 our society skulls are often associated with death, yet many ancient cultures viewed a skull as a means of honoring life. The human skull was viewed as a symbol of great awareness, and often epitomized divinity. It was honored and revered as the place when the soul resided, and viewed as the essence of humanity.Tumbled, polished Emeralds

 

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.

I am now offering virtual and telephone Stone Readings, and am beginning to schedule safe, socially distanced psychic Stone Readings parties and consultations for small groups. For further information, please text, message, or call me at 978-290-8822, or email me at Terry@TheStoneLady.net.

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.
Please contact Sue directly for more information, and remember to like her pages to be kept current of special events including live crystal shows!

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Merry Meet

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.

Messages from the Stones: Black Moonstone
For this week’s “Messages from the Stones,” I was drawn to a black moonstone sphere, a fairly recent discovery from Madagascar. The round shape of the black moonstone suggests we be prepared to “roll with the punches,” and hints at upcoming major transitions.

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!”

Please continue to support your favorite magical, mineral, and metaphysical shop, along with artists, crafters, and small businesses! They will appreciate your ongoing patronage during these challenging times! Several have revamped their online presence, and offer a fun, safe, and uplifting shopping experience!

Special thanks to

Sue Ustas, of
ZuZu’s Healing Arts, Inc, for her photos of black moonstone, currently available for purchase. Please “like” her Facebook page to learn of upcoming Live Crystal Shows, special events, and much more!
I now offer Stone Readings via FaceTime and Telephone. I am scheduling safe, socially distanced psychic Stone Readings for small groups in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. Please “like” my facebook page,(facebook.com/TheStoneLady) email me at Terry@TheStoneLady.net, or call 978-290-8822 for further information.
Thanks for reading! Much love to all!
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Malachite

malachite 

Malachite, a beautiful green banded stone that archaeological evidence indicates may have been mined as early as the 10th century BC. In ancient Egypt, Malachite was used to create jewelry or was ground into a powder for use as eye shadow. Throughout history, Malachite has been used as a mineral pigment in green paints, a veneer for tabletops, and in the making of fireplaces, tea sets, jewelry, and even caskets. Today, the mineral Malachite is mined primarily for its copper content, and in addition to a gem used in jewelry, is used in electronic equipment, appliances, ammunition, and coins.

Malachite was considered a calming, balancing, and healing stone that protected travelers and children, even breaking to warn of impending danger. In Russian lore people believed that anyone who drank from a goblet made of Malachite would be blessed with the power to understand the language of animals. In ancient Greece, Malachite was associated with Venus, Goddess of love. Many people consider Malachite a good stone to work with for manifesting and attracting prosperity and abundance.

In a Stone Reading, Malachite often indicates a major metamorphosis or transformation. Those who are drawn to Malachite tend to be private, willing to share once they are comfortable with a person, but until then, secretive and self-protective.

There are times when Malachite indicates the need for using humor to transmute the energies. Malachite People are creative and love to surprise others, although it is difficult for others to surprise those drawn to Malachite. Those drawn to Malachite are resourceful, and able to process clues that many of us miss, leading them to finding solutions others overlook.

If you were to select Malachite during a Stone Reading, it might have a completely different message or interpretation, as every stone and every person are unique. To find the specific stones and crystals that are aligned with you, please contact The Stone Lady, who is available by appointment for in-person, telephone, email, skype, and snail mail Stone Readings! Private parties are also available throughout New England. Please contact The Stone Lady for further information.

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Snowflake Obsidian

snowflake obsidian egg

SNOWFLAKE OBSIDIAN

Technically volchanic glass, Snowflake Obsidian is a black and white stone symbolic of individuals who have great passion. The white snowflake-like patterns are areas where the volcanic glass has turned to crystal. At times it is important to remember that, “the happy ending cannot come in the middle of the story,” in the words of Peter S. Beagle.

In a Stone Reading, the selection of Snowflake Obsidian can indicate that one will face choices concerning upcoming changes. We might decide to ‘go with the flow’, change, regroup  and move forward. or we might postpone inevitable changes until the decions are made for us. This stone is often an undercurrent suggesting that we allow room for misunderstandings, and take the necessary time to communicate as honestly and thoroughly as possible.

“Snowflake Obsidian People” are genuine, pure of heart, often misunderstood, and their motivations are often questions. People suspect hidden agendas and ulterior motives that seldom exist with those drawn to Snowflake Obsidian. Those who are drawn to Snowflake Obsidian frequently place a very high value on friends and friendship.

This interpretation of Snowflake Obsidian is meant as a tidbit, a suggestion of some of the similarities those drawn to this gem have in common. Every person, and every stone are unique. The Stone Lady is able to offer insights into you and your unique situation through the stones that you select during your personal Stone Reading.

Stone Readings with The Stone Lady are available by appointment, and can be done in-person, by email, phone, skype, and snail mail.