June Birthstone: Agate, A Gateway into the Mineral Kingdom

In Melody's book, Love is in the Earth, she describes Agate as closely related to yin-yang energy and balance.  This likely owes itself visually to the appearance of agate as the intermingling of light and dark.  The inherent contrast in the bands found in Agate could also be why this gemstone is associated with the … Continue reading June Birthstone: Agate, A Gateway into the Mineral Kingdom

Building Better Bones with Herbs, and Lifestyle Changes

As our bones weaken over time, we can look to a variety of herbs and lifestyle changes to improve, and in some cases even rebuild, bone strength. Every second, someone in the world fractures a bone, and more than half of Americans over the age of 50 suffer from osteoporosis or osteopenia. Although women are … Continue reading Building Better Bones with Herbs, and Lifestyle Changes

Super Seven Healing Quartz Stone

"Super seven" stone, also referred to as "Sacred seven" or "Melody stone", is a quartz stone that contains seven materials; goethite, cacoxenite, rutile, lepidocrocite, amethyst, clear quartz and smoky quartz. Super seven stone is not much to look at; in fact, it looks like a dirty quartz gem with some purple amethyst zoning. However, those who believe in the power of crystal … Continue reading Super Seven Healing Quartz Stone

Our Fascination with Crystals, Rocks and Stones

From the tiny grains of sand beneath your feet on a stretch of beach, to the giant Selenites that grow in Cueva de los Cristales (Cave of Crystals) near Chihuahua, Mexico; from the pebble you pick up in a creek bed while taking a walk, to the giant Preseli Bluestones that are part of Stonehenge in … Continue reading Our Fascination with Crystals, Rocks and Stones

Caution Using Crystals/Stones/Minerals

This page contains geological data that cautions one when using certain types of crystals/minerals. While most in the metaphysical/spiritual community only speak of the higher purpose properties, common sense must be taken into consideration when using these on a physical level. This page is a cautionary measure on stones that may be harmful in certain … Continue reading Caution Using Crystals/Stones/Minerals