June is the month we honor our fathers, as well as those graduating from academic programs. This is the time of year that supports our connection to the energy of taking action, accomplishment, and acknowledgement. It is aligned with masculine energy. How can we balance, embrace, and nurture this masculine energy? With gemstones! Margaret Ann Lembo, author of The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones, gives us five stones perfect for balancing our masculine energy.
Spring arrives, and it's that time for awakening to fresh ideas, new beginnings, and innovative growth. Inspiration for new ideas often comes through creative action. Once the ball starts rolling, it's easier to energize your ideas and plans for this next cycle. The elementals of the gemstone kingdom can help you through their vibration and color as you match your intention and positive thoughts...
The colors to which we are drawn each day reveal our innermost feelings and goals. Why one day are we drawn to a magenta shirt, and the next a black one? How can paying attention to these subconscious color choices help us improve our lives? Margaret Ann Lembo, author of The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones, describes how to make the most of our color choices, and provides a few affirmations to help us achieve our goals through the use of colors and gemstones.
According to eastern philosophies, we have chakras within our energy field that are spinning wheels of light. These energy centers are responsible for regulating the functions of many levels of our being—the spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical bodies. There are seven main chakras, and each chakra has a color associated with it (as well as many gemstones and aromatic scents.) Margaret Ann Lembo, author of Chakra Awakening, has provided correspondences and affirmations to balance our chakras—and align our lives.