Gems and Crystals: Petalite

        Petalite is a crystal of lithium sodium aluminum silicate. It’s color can be clear, white, gray, pink or yellow. Petalite aids in connecting with the spiritual worlds. They can carry us to higher realms and open our spiritual eyes to knowledge of the higher dimensions. It can aid in improving psychic powers. Despite it’s spiritual power, it also helps to keep us grounded. It is a stone of peace and tranquility. It uplifts us and expands our awareness. It takes us to the fountain of God’s Light. Petalite aids in forgiveness by improving our understanding of others and other points-of-view. Petalite is said to aid in connecting with and communicating with angels and other Light Beings. It also aids in tracing our connections to ancient civilizations. It opens us to greater spiritual development. For many centuries, it was a stone carried by shaman fro ceremonies and vision quests. Healers also sometimes carry Petalite to aid in channeling spiritual energy. If you are one who tends to be flighty, disorganized, scatter-brained, this stone will help you stay calm and centered for better concentration. 
    On the physical side, Petalite aids in all stress-related disorders as well as Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD).

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Gems and Crystals: Glendonite

    Glendonite is an unusual type of crystal.  The name refers to calcite crystals, but only those that form when ikaite looses it’s water content and converts to calcite.  The glendonite is a pseudomorph, meaning it fills the space and takes the shape of a previous mineral that occupied that space, namely the ikaite.  The form of Glendonite is a spiky ball of crystals.  
    Glendonite is said to stimulate all of the chakras or energy centers and to improve energy flow through the meridians.  Glendonite helps free the mind of fixed, dogmatic ideas and concepts allowing us to learn new things.  It helps us recognize undesirable habits and change them.  It helps us bring the spiritual into our lives.  It can improve psychic abilities and increase visions and prophetic dreams.  It helps to quiet the mind so is useful during meditation and other quite, contemplative activities.  It increases awareness, understanding and awe of spirit and the spiritual worlds.  Glendonite supports learning by helping us process information better and to understand new concepts.   
    On the physical side, it can reduce headaches, relax tense muscles and aid sleep. It is said to aid the healing of bones and to help the bones and teeth get stronger.

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Gems and Crystals: Datolite

   Datolite is a calcium borosilicate crystal that is colorless, pale green or pale yellow.  Datolite helps open the third eye, the spiritual eye.  It also energizes the crown chakra.  It helps us connect with our higher self and with higher realms.  It helps one to see auras and other subtle energy fields.  It helps us to see or sense spiritual beings of Light Beings around us.  It increases our vibrations bringing them closer to the higher vibrations of angels and higher dimensions.  It can enhance memory and enhance all mental and intellectual facilities.  It helps expand consciousness and awareness.  Datonite gives us strength and the willingness to surrender to the will of God.  It also make one more generous, not so much in sharing material goods, but in sharing our wisdom and knowledge.  Datolite aids in integrating mind and body and aids concentration.

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Gems and Crystals: Crimson Cuprite

    Crimson Cuprite is a copper oxide with a bright red or brick red color.  Other cuprites are found in other parts of the world but Crimson Cuprite has only been found in Mexico.  
    Crimson Cuprite is helpful in healing, especially physical healing.  It strengthens and energizes the root chakra and helps people stay grounded.  It is especially helpful for those who have too much energy in the higher centers and not enough in the lower centers (Indigo Children and Crystal Children).  It is an aid in overcoming irrational fears and anxieties.  Crimson cuprite helps conduct inner or spiritual energies to the outer or physical body.  It allows earth energies into the body to combine with the more spiritual energies coming from the higher centers to help keep one in balance.  Cuprite is a stone of feminine power and it activates the feminine archetype.
    On the physical side, it strengthens the heart, spleen and thymus and aids blood circulation, metabolism and stamina as well as problems with the bowels and sexual organs.  It aids vitamin and mineral absorption. 

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