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Mary Magdalene Spray is now available at The Crystal Garden

Mary Magdalene’s position as a prominent part of the life of Jesus the Christ came to my awareness during various meditative and contemplative experience. During channeled writing practices, realizations and clues about their first child, Sara, was given to me which prompted me to do research and read more about the hidden texts and gospels. These books provided confirmation that Mary  Magdalene was the wife of Jesus the Christ. Marriage and children were expected of a Jewish man. 

There are texts that have been uncovered that confirm Jesus’ marriage to Mary Magdalene and the birth of their children. Historical data and historical novels document this information which offers a higher level of awareness for Mary Magdalene’s role as the wife of Jesus the Christ. 

Over the years I’ve traveled to Sacred Sites where it’s been said by the local people know that Mary Magdalene and Jesus the Christ have traveled after the crucifixion. One of these locations is Saintes Maries de la Mer in southern France. The Church of the Saintes Maries de la Mer was one of the two churches that showed me evidence via photos and murals depicting the arrival of pregnant Mary Magdalene via boat with a Roman soldier and (what I perceived to be) Jesus the Christ. There is much more to be said about this Holy Couple’s arrival to Europe and other locations after the crucifixion, but I will leave this here. 

About our new Spray  – Mary Magdalene 

Spiritual Uses:Mary Magdalene Spray is useful to open your heart to unconditional love and empower wisdom. Awaken the Feminine Christ Consciousness to activate the blessings of the matriarchal vibration to amplify a peaceful and nurturing community. 

Mental Uses: Use this Mary Magdalene Spray to open your mind to extraordinary possibilities. A perfect companion for you when learning and using herbal and aromatic healing practices. 

Emotional Uses: Use Mary Magdalene Spray to improve your place as an awakened one in alignment with the Divine Feminine, regardless of your gender. It helps improve the marital relationship or your relationship with your significant other to bring balance into your life together. Use this for the purposes of empowerment and to connect with your innate wisdom.  

Physical Uses: This sacred spray is beneficial to bring a sense of overall relaxed action and quiet empowered love. This spray is healing for your physical body due to it’s calming nurturing scent. 

Ingredients: Water; Proprietary Blend of Medical Grade Essential Oils; Holy Waters from around the world; Sacred Site Essences from around the world; Bach Flower Essences; Gemstone Tinctures. 

Aromatic Blend Notes: fresh, floral, delicious, fruity, refreshing 

 

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and StonesCrystal Intentions OracleThe Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; and Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom. She has many oracle decks and spoken audio CDs, too! Find out more at TheCrystalGarden.com and MargaretAnnLembo.com

 

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The Ants Go Marching One by One

Every animal has gifts, talents, and qualities. The qualities are the animal’s “medicine,” to assist in healing, growing, and learning on many levels. Once you meet with, connect with, or know your animal totem, you have the opportunity to draw upon the gifts that animal brings. 

Ants have arrived in my kitchen. They have quite the operation going on and are out of the way for the most part. Whenever they show up in numbers, it’s time to look into understanding their message. 

Message from Ant 

Take notice of your ability to work harmoniously with others. Be sure you are prepared for the future and have supplies in store for unexpected storms or delays in obtaining food. Cultivate ways to be welcoming and gracious with guests in your home, as well as with those who come into your business. 

Ant medicine plays a part in stories found in texts based on oral traditions about Spider Woman, a deity in the Navajo religion and Hopi cosmological teachings. Spider Woman is considered the creator of humans and a great benefactor. There is an old Hopi story about the people who had many differences and had forgotten their connection with the creator. They had lost their conscience to act with integrity. Those who remembered how to walk in balance on the earth and harmoniously with each other were guided to an opening in the earth: an ant mound. They were invited to live with the ants while the creator cleansed the world with fire. The ants were gracious hosts and had storerooms of food. 

Ant’s Vibrational Matching Gemstone: Red Calcite 

Red calcite holds the energy of staying organized and getting things done in an intelligent, sequential manner. Red calcite is the perfect stone to use when an activity requires physical endurance. On a spiritual level, red calcite amplifies the understanding of the teachings of Native American spirituality, the way of the Good Red Road (walking the road of balance). Its energy lends itself to a stronger connection with Mother Earth and earth-centered spirituality. 

Message from Red Calcite 

Perhaps you need a burst of energy and enthusiasm and a bit of motivation to get things done. It’s time to get things moving. Use your creative energy to manifest your heart’s desire. Take the time to connect with Mother Earth. Perform a simple ceremony stating your intention, and watch how you move forward to complete your goals. 

When a trail of ants comes into your life, reflect on your part in your social structure. Look at your responsibilities and how you fulfill your role. Call on Ant when you need strength that you perceive to be bigger than you can fathom. Ant is also a reminder to find the sweetness in life. Ants are constantly sniffing out food and sugary treats. Use this characteristic to encourage resourcefulness in find the joy in life. 

Author Bio: Margaret Ann Lembo is the owner of The Crystal Garden, the conscious living store and center of the Palm Beaches located in Southeast FL established in 1988. She is the author of The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones, Chakra Awakening, and many more. Her latest BOOK: Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom: Spiritual Connections of Crystal Vibrations and Animal Medicine and Deck: The Animal Allies and Gemstone Guardians Cards. Visit her online at MargaretAnnLembo.com 

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Clarity, Truth, and Wisdom: Owl and the Indicolite Gemstone

Owl appeared in my life as a totem before I had any ideas about animal totems or power animals. One early morning in the early 1980s, upon returning from a night of disco dancing, I arrived home to find three small owls perched on the railing of my condo’s walkway. Being a recent transplant from Brooklyn, this startled me considerably and the image is etched indelibly in my heart and mind. In retrospect, owls were part of my life during college a few years prior to that experience. My alma mater, Florida Atlantic University, has the owl as its mascot. In fact, the land is a sanctuary for animals.  

Over the years, there have been a number of significant events showing me that Owl is one of my power animals. As a primary totem, this bird brings the vibration of wisdom, cognizance, and knowledge. This totem is found in the east quadrant of the wheel of life lending clarity and perspective in order to know the truth in all matters. With its royal associations, indicolite is a stone of wise leadership which requires expanded awareness. Indicolite is blue tourmaline and has a very similar vibration as blue sapphire and gem-quality blue kyanite. 

If you have an inkling that Owl is one of your allies, take the time to connect deep within your consciousness. Trust yourself as you develop the ability to see, feel, know, and hear what lies beneath the surface. Follow your intuition. Pay attention to your dreams. If you don’t have a habit of remembering your dreams then focus on what you feel and think when you first wake up. Inner guidance and knowledge is yours.  

Owl Affirmation: Knowledge and wisdom regarding secrets are revealed to me when needed. It’s easy for me to see the unseen and hear the unsaid. I acknowledge and trust my intuition. 

When Owl shows up in your life, pay attention to your inner knowing. Hidden agendas can be revealed to you. Maintain a sense of calm, stay focused, and sort out thoughts in a peaceful manner. The truth is available to you now and always. 

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and StonesCrystal Intentions OracleThe Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; and Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom. She has many oracle decks and spoken audio CDs, too! Find out more at TheCrystalGarden.com and MargaretAnnLembo.com

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Allies, Totems, and the Gemstone Kingdom: Parrot and Watermelon Tourmaline

Everything is energy and has a vibration. Each gemstone has a mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical teaching within them based on their color, structure, and how they grow – or their process of becoming that mineral or stone. Every animal, insect, plant, bird, or fish has a teaching as well. Symbolism is everywhere. Gemstones hold the history of the Earth and all this planet has to offer you to evolve your soul and spirit in this incarnation. Nature offers guideposts and lights the path on this sacred journey here on Earth.

Do you find benefit from crystal alignments or working with gemstones? Crystal healing is a good way to balance your energy. Essentially, every gemstone has a matching vibration. In the world of crystal healing, parrot is an ally and a totem ally when you are working with color—in art, in gemstones, in clothing, in décor—in all aspects of life. Parrot’s energy helps you remember to sparkle and shine. Look to Parrot to increase your self-esteem and willingness to be seen and heard. Parrots are intelligent and encourage you to uncover your own innate intelligence.

Parrot’s matching gemstone is watermelon or bi-color tourmaline. Bi-color tourmaline increases your awareness of your thoughts, whether they are positive or not. Parrot medicine paired with bi-color or watermelon tourmaline helps you to acknowledge your magnificence.

Focus on what you do well to increase your self-esteem. Trust that it is safe to be powerful, fabulous, colorful, and magnificent. Shine your light to reach your full potential. Express yourself. Speak up. Show up for life with vibrancy, joy, and enthusiasm.

Affirm this: I model the behaviors of successful people in order to further my own success. I honor and respect myself for who I am and what I can do. It’s easy for me to speak up for myself. I shine my light brightly and acknowledge my magnificence.

 

BIO: Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; Crystal Intentions Oracle; The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; and Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom. She has many oracle decks and spoken audio CDs, too! Find out more at TheCrystalGarden.com and MargaretAnnLembo.com

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Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom: Spiritual Connections of Crystal Vibrations and Animal Medicine: An Interview with Margaret Ann Lembo

All creatures, great and small, in all species on this planet are interconnected. When an animal, insect, bird, or other creature from nature appears repeatedly, whether in real life or dreams, it is time to pay attention and find the message that nature is bringing you. There are many teachings available to us through the observation of a particular animal totem and their habits and patterns. Every animal is an ally, and every animal has a story to help you find inner peace, knowledge, and wisdom.  

The associated gemstone for each animal totem is a further indication of the energy of the animal as symbolism and a teaching on your sacred journey. Crystals, minerals, and stones hold the history of the Earth and all this planet has to offer you to evolve your soul and spirit in this incarnation. The color, formation, and the manner in which the stone grows in the Earth offers a teaching to know yourself and your life purpose. It takes time and inner reflection to understand the messages and clues throughout the gemstone kingdom.  

These teachings and wisdom are found in Margaret Ann’s new book, Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom: Spiritual Connections of Crystal Vibrations and Animal Medicine, and new deck, Animal Allies and Gemstone Guardians Cards. 

How did you come up with this idea of pairing gems and power animals? 

I’ve worked and played with the gemstones kingdom for over three decades and I often think in “gemstones” and relate everything to the energetic vibration of color and crystals. I realized it was time to marry the wisdom of the animal and gemstone kingdom. I started writing and matching up the animals with the rocks. Everything is energy and has a vibration. I have a tendency to think about life and situations in relation to color, gemstones, and aromatherapy. Over the past couple of decades I have worked with the understanding of life situations through messages from nature, specifically animals and my own power animals. I am blessed to have a constant flow of inspiration being delivered to me all the time. I usually wake up with an idea and then I have no choice but to let it flow forth through me.  

I did quite a bit of research to understand the qualities and mannerisms of animals. I still need to refer to my own book to know about some of the animals. I made the connections and the information flowed because I already know about the power of crystals, minerals, and stones.  My approach to the gemstone world is that they are tools to help focus on the goal and intention. With intention, imagination, and action, we design our reality. 

What is a power animal? What does it mean to have an animal totems or ally?  

The characteristics of animals—from birds and insects to mammals, fish, and reptiles—relate to our human walk on this planet, providing us with lessons and helping us mindfully focus our intentions for our life experiences. Animal medicine offers us a powerful signpost for self-knowledge and clarity on life’s challenges. 

When an animal appears repetitively and significantly in your path – in dreams, in nature, in cinema and TV, and all aspects of life – that animal is specific to that moment in time in your life. When the animal, bird, insect, or fish continues to stay with you during meditative journeys and throughout your life, it becomes your power animal. Recognizing your power animal is very personal and isn’t assigned to you by someone else, but rather through a series of synchronistic circumstances. 

How does one use the beautiful cards in the deck, Animal Allies and Gemstone Guardians Cards?  

My favorite way to use this deck is to pull a card for inspiration or to bring more clarity in a specific area of your life. For example, think about the issue or challenge, shuffle the cards as you focus on something you wish to understand better. Pull a card, read both sides, and contemplate how you can apply the message to your current situation. 

You can pull a day for inspiration and use the affirmation throughout your day. It’s a great way to learn about animal medicine and the meaning of gemstone while you practice thinking good thoughts. 

Add these cards to angel communication sessions and tarot card readings for added insight and direction. Follow the Divine Guidance and repeat the affirmations from animals to transform your reality into joy, wealth, health, protection, and happy relationships. 

 

Are they a better fit for divination or for meditation and contemplation? 

I believe they are a great fit for both! With divination, we often have a desire to confirm and confirm again that we are interpreting the messages correctly. Use the book, Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom, to garner deeper understanding and insights.  

For meditation and contemplation, I recommend to simply open the book and see where the book opens to determine a point of focus for contemplative thought followed by a quiet mind meditation.  

What personal insights could the reader expect to gain from the pairing of the crystals with the animals? 

The associated gemstone for each animal totem is a further indication of the energy of the animal as symbolism and a teaching on your sacred journey. Crystals, minerals, and stones hold the history of the Earth and all this planet has to offer you to evolve your soul and spirit in this incarnation. Matching the teachings of animals and how their symbolism relates to you in your life deepens your understanding of all aspects of life and adds more light to your path. This piece of work will help you become aware of the interconnected energies of everything around you. 

 

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; Crystal Intentions Oracle; The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; and Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom. She has many oracle decks and spoken audio CDs, too! Find out more at TheCrystalGarden.com and MargaretAnnLembo.com 

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Attention Rock Hounds and Animal Lovers!

Over the upcoming weeks and months, you’ll hear me talking a lot about the wisdom of animals and their matching gemstones to help yourself mentally, emotionally, physically, and spiritually. All creatures, great and small, in all species on this planet are interconnected. There are many teachings available to us through the observation of a particular animal totem and their habits and patterns. I’ll be sharing and exploring how the associated gemstone for each animal totem is a further indication of the energy of the animal as symbolism and a teaching on your sacred journey. Crystals, minerals, and stone offer your insights to evolve your soul and spirit in this incarnation.

Stay tuned for regular posts on my blog on MargaretAnnLembo.com and within the Facebook Group, Margaret Ann Lembo’s Book Club. We’ll explore 88 animal allies and gemstones for spiritual fulfillment.

My new book and deck will arrive in bookstores on June 19. I’ll be appearing at various locations on numerous dates over the next months. Please join me! View my calendar at this link for all my events and happenings: http://www.margaretannlembo.com/schedule/

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Gemstones and the Tarot by Margaret Ann Lembo

How might crystals enhance a tarot reading?

Using crystals and gemstones for readings came to my awareness after years of assisting customers pick gemstones in my own retail store in Florida, The Crystal Garden. Customers often want to know what stone will bring them love, or which crystal will clear negativity from their lives. I recommend that they go stand before the jewelry counter or the display of tumbled stones and encourage them to allow their eyes to go to what is drawing their attention.

In a tarot card session, have the client pull gemstones from a fairly large pile of gemstones. After the client chooses the stones they are attracted to, tell them what those gemstones are for and often offer them a book about stones to read further about what they have chosen. For example, my book, The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones is a perfect accompaniment to a tarot session because it provides the mental, spiritual, emotional and physical uses of the stone as well as a divination or Divine Guidance. The astonishment regarding the accuracy of what that stone represents for them in their life, truly amazes client after client.  

What stones do you recommend for intuition?

My recommendation of gemstones to use for developing and enhancing intuition are amethyst, apophyllite, clear quartz, kyanite, lapis lazuli, and selenite. All of these gems amplify your ability to see the unseen, know the unknown, and hear what is not being said. With clear intention on your part, use these stones with the goal to focus on trusting your inner voice as well as the many signs and symbols available to you through your dreams and synchronistic life situations.

What’s your favorite tarot card – and what crystals are perfect for that card (and why)?

There are many favorite like the Empress, the Lovers, and the Ten of Cups. The Empress card is symbolic of the empowered female as well as the feminine entrepreneur. The Lovers is one that denotes a loving relationships or a strong partnership, and the Ten of Cups is a celebration of balanced emotions and the vibe of happily ever after. All the pink and green gemstones are aligned with all three of these tarot cards. Let’s say emerald for the Empress, Ruby for the Lovers, and Watermelon Tourmaline for the Ten of Cups.

Emerald’s affirmation: I am grateful for my prosperity. I am healthy, whole, and complete. I am successful in all of my pursuits. My actions have beneficial results for everyone.

Ruby’s affirmation: Vital life force flows vibrantly through me. I am strong and health. I am grateful for my energetic passion.

Watermelon Tourmaline’s affirmation: My heart is open to giving and receiving love. I transform the world around me through focusing my energy and intentions on Divine love.

What’s the most challenging card in the tarot deck – and which crystal would be the perfect remedy?

The Tower is a card that sometimes indicates a major change and disruption in the status quo. During times of change and potential upheaval, use calcite to assist you through the transitionary period. Affirmations are helpful to maintain awareness and intention.

With an optical calcite say this affirmation: I see life clearly now. All obstacles have fallen away. 

Blue calcite helps you when you realize you need help with communication and the ability to understand others. Use this affirmation: I speak with love and kindness. I communicate softly regardless of what I need to express.

Green or pink calcite are helpful when you are experiencing a change of heart.  Use this affirmation to open your ability to accept change: I remain grounded and focused even when the world around me changes.

Orange calcite is optimal for all types of change and to really help you recognize that all change leads to better life situations. Use this affirmation: I embrace change. I create my own reality.

 

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; Crystal Intentions Oracle; The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; and Animal Totems and the Gemstone Kingdom.

Find out more at TheCrystalGarden.com and MargaretAnnLembo.com

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Archangel Metatron Celestial Scribe

In November 2017, the message and recipe for the Archangel Metatron Spray was given to me through Divine Inspiration. I am blessed to hear and know when it is time to introduce a new high vibrational spray to assist all mankind – or anyone willing to use it with intention.

The intention with this mist is, of course, call on Metatron for the purposes of empowerment.  

Invoke this archangel to help you with discernment, the setting of boundaries, mental clarity, and the power to rise above challenging situations. As you spray this mist of Archangel Metatron, feel the energy of transformation raising your vibration.

The ingredients are in a base of water and a proprietary blend of medical grade essential oils as told to me through intuitive inspiration. It also contains Holy Waters from around the world; Sacred Site Essences from around the world; Bach Flower Essences; Gemstone Tinctures.

Metatron is the name Enoch received after his heavenly ascent and transformation into an angel. Metatron is a scribe for the heavenly realm. In Genesis 5:24 reference is made to a fiery transformation and was placed on the throne next to God after he was transformed and given the name Metatron. According to Encyclopedia Mythica™ he “is one of the most important angels in the heavenly hierarchy” and “is a member of a special groups that is permitted to look at God’s Countenance.”

Invite this Heavenly Scribe to inspire you to listen well with clarity in alignment with the highest good of all concerned. Use this affirmation: I have great ideas all the time. My mind is clear and bright. I communicate well. I always find the right words when speaking or writing, and people listen to me. I write well. The written word comes easy to me and through me.

A little about Enoch: The Book of Enoch is an Ethiopian book written around 200 – 300 BCE dictated by Enoch. Enoch was the great-grandfather of Noah and the father of Methuselah. Based on scholarly translations of the Ethiopian Book of Enoch, this book is theorized to be written around 1400 BC which is around the same time as the Torah. The view of this book offers a look into the world before the flood. The Watchers, also known as Nephilim, were runaway angels. It is likely Enoch learned to write from these fallen ones. Enoch went off to live with the angels about a year after he wrote the Book of Enoch.

Metatron, is considered the Recording Angel and an archangel in Judaism. Metatron is mentioned briefly in the Talmud, though he appears primarily in mystical Kabbalistic texts.

Call on the energy of Metatron to access the part of you that is also a heavenly scribe. Access the Akashic Records and Divine Wisdom with the aid of Metatron as part of your entourage of heavenly helpers.

You can also use the energy of Metatron to write out a plan or to sort out your feelings. Sit down with your favorite method of writing – you can grab your journal to do some free-style writing and allow a flow of consciousness to move through you to gain perspective on mental turmoil.

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Saint Francis of Assisi, Patron of Animals and Animal Lovers

Similar to the voice of God heard by the Italian mystic St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226), the aromatherapy formulas that come to me are Divinely inspired. The ideas and inspiration for all that I do feel as if they are coming as direct requests from God, Goddess, and legions of Angels.

This past December 2017, the inspiration to create the St. Francis of Assisi blend for this patron saint of animals and the environment came loud and clear.

To align with this saint and to get to know a little about St. Francis it is said that he heard the voice of Christ, who told him to rebuild the Christian Church. Even if you aren’t aligned with the Christian faith, the teachings of Jesus the Christ are comparatively aligned with Buddha, Krishna, and other spiritual masters teaching love, compassion, and kindness. Francis paid attention to the instructions he received and devoted himself to Christianity. He began preaching around Assisi, Italy, and was soon joined by 12 followers.

Some perceived Francis as a madman or a fool to give up his great wealth and follow the spiritual guidance he received. Others saw  him as one of the greatest examples of how to live the Christian ideal since Jesus Christ himself. “Whether he was really touched by God, or simply a man misinterpreting hallucinations brought on by mental illness and/or poor health, Francis of Assisi quickly became well-known throughout the Christian world.”

The prayer of St Francis of Assisi is a good example and a teaching to help each of us become a better person.

 

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.

Where there is hatred, let me bring love.

Where there is offense, let me bring pardon.

Where there is discord, let me bring union.

Where there is error, let me bring truth.

Where there is doubt, let me bring faith.

Where there is despair, let me bring hope.

Where there is darkness, let me bring your light.

Where there is sadness, let me bring joy.

O Master, let me not seek as much

to be consoled as to console,

to be understood as to understand,

to be loved as to love,

for it is in giving that one receives,

it is in self-forgetting that one finds,

it is in pardoning that one is pardoned,

it is in dying that one is raised to eternal life.

 

St. Francis founded the religious order known as the Franciscans. He became renowned for his love, simplicity, and practice of poverty like many other spiritual masters that came before him and after him.

There are many stories of how St. Francis could communicate with animals and felt at one with all creation. It is more common today to connect with people who communicate with animals and understand animals – sometimes even better than the understanding we have for fellow humans.

St. Francis was known to invoke birds, animals and reptiles to praise and love their Creator. And many times during Francis’ life there were remarkable events of Francis speaking to the animals.

On October 4, people all over the world celebrate the feast day of the Patron Saint of Animals, Saint Francis of Assisi. This day, in many locales, dedicates this day for the “Blessing of the Animals.”

Information for this post was compiled from ‘the Little Flowers of St, Francis of Assisi” book, the website of the Franciscan Friars and Catholic Encyclopedia.

 

Bio: Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; the Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; the Crystal Intentions Oracle; Masters, Mystics, Saints and Gemstone Guardians Cards and more. She is a spiritual entrepreneur, aromatherapist, and the owner of The Crystal Garden — a book store, in southeast Florida.  Find out more about Margaret Ann at www.MargaretAnnLembo.com; www.TheCrystalGarden.com; and www.AcademyoftheSpiritualArts.com or email at [email protected]

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St. Joseph Divine Partner by Margaret Ann Lembo

St. Joseph is celebrated each year on March 19. Growing up Italian, it was a special day which included Italian pastries. But pastries are not the focus of this post, St. Joseph is the focus..

St. Joseph was the ultimate Divine Partner. He was Mother Mary‘s husband. When you really think all of his qualities and all that he experienced, he certainly makes a good role model to emulate and follow. For example, St. Joseph obeyed the direction of an Angel of God on three occasions. And, Mother Mary had angelic apparitions as well. Read on.

Mary had a profound and amazing experience. When the angel Gabriel appeared to her, this is the message, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb, and bear a son, and you shall name Him Jesus. He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High; and the Lord God will give Him the throne of His father David, and He will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and His kingdom will have no end” (Luke 1:30-33). She questioned the angel, as well she might: “How can this be, since I am a virgin?” (Luke 1:34). And Gabriel explained the supernatural phenomenon that would accomplish this unbelievable feat. “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; and for that reason, the holy offspring shall be called the Son of God” (Luke 1:35).

Now, contemplate how St. Joseph could have easily thought that she was with another man.

An angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary as your wife; for that which has been conceived in her is of the Holy Spirit. And she will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for it is He who will save His people from their sins” (Matt. 1:20, 21).

Think about how Joseph felt before the dream and how intense it was to have the appearance of an angel to guide him. He had to be a man of great faith and trust to follow that inner guidance. Instead, he was a man of faith and received and believed guidance from God’s angels. Call on St. Joseph when you need to have faith and trust in the messages from the Divine and your heavenly legion of angels.

The angel of God appeared to Joseph two more times. Another message from an angel came to Joseph in a dream: “Arise and take the Child and His mother, and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him” (Matt. 2:13). After Herod’s death, the angel spoke to Joseph in Egypt: “Arise and take the Child and His mother and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child’s life are dead” (Matt. 2:20).

St. Joseph is also a Patron of Homes and Families. Considering that he was a hard-working carpenter, he provided a solid and safe foundation for Mother Mary and Jesus. Joseph died before Jesus’ public life began and he was a consistent good earthly father figure for Jesus. Ask St. Joseph to help you attract the support of a good father or father figures in your life. This also includes the guidance and mentoring required in order to build a strong healthy foundation in successful business practices or sources of income to support you and your family. This St. Joseph Spray is a mist to use to call on St. Joseph to watch over your family.

The point of reflecting on these experiences of the Holy Family is to point toward the ability to trust the messages, follow the guidance, and trust your spouse and the direction you or your spouse receives. Trust is crucial in relationships so invite St. Joseph to bless you with the wisdom and trust needed to follow guidance. Invoke this saint for good fortune in a home and when moving.

I’m not sure where the practice and idea of burying a St. Joseph statue (upside down) in your yard to sell your home started but it is well-known by many. St. Joseph House Selling Kits can be found in my own store, The Crystal Garden, and many others. I personally put a St. Joseph statue on the window sill looking out when we wanted to sell the family home. I just didn’t feel drawn to burying the statue. Instead, I used the statue as a constant reminder that the right family would be attracted to our property for the right price for all concerned. Use our St. Joseph Spray for a speedy prosperous sale of real estate.

Whether you want to sell a home, increase your connection with messages from the divine or draw in your perfect partner Saint Joseph Spray can help. The scent of Saint Joseph Spray will help clear out negativity and increase abundance and blessings in your life.

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; the Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; the Crystal Intentions Oracle; Masters, Mystics, Saints and Gemstone Guardians Cards and more. She is a spiritual entrepreneur, aromatherapist, and the owner of The Crystal Garden — a book store, in southeast Florida. Find out more about Margaret Ann at www.MargaretAnnLembo.com; www.TheCrystalGarden.com; and www.AcademyoftheSpiritualArts.com or email at [email protected]