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The Pathfinder: Awakening New Beginnings with Colors and Gems

The Pathfinder: Awakening New Beginnings with Colors and Gems
By Margaret Ann Lembo

As we enter another cycle through the wheel of life every spring, it provides extra energy for that part of you that is ready to begin something new with a fiery passion. Use this time of year to reactivate your confidence, enthusiasm, and passion for life. You don’t need to wait to do this when spring arrives because this vibration is available every day at sunrise. If you desire to get things moving in your life, here are a few gems that can support you because of the color and vibration.

Ammonite fossils, spiral-shaped (ram-horn) calcite fossilized shells, symbolically connects you with the power of the ram that represents power, strength, and the willingness to forge forward.

Carnelian, light to dark red variety of chalcedony, is a vibrational match for people who know how to get things started, and it helps with the energy to get the task completed.

Garnet and ruby carry the vibration of passion and determination. They activate your innate ability to catapult you toward your full potential.

Golden calcite is associated with part of you that believes you can achieve anything you put your mind to, and golden color of calcite can help with clarity of mind and feelings to remember your magnificence.

Red jasper is associated with energy and enthusiasm. Use red energy when you need an extra push to finish what you started.

You can choose to use the colors, orange, yellow and red, instead of or in addition to the colorful gems listed above. Wear clothes in this color range and take a mindful notice to these colors in your diet. Form the intention to be mindful and aware of your desire to improve confidence, enthusiasm, and a passion for life every time you look at and interact with this range of color to help you transform and improve your life.

Excerpt from Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness with Precious Gifts from the Earth

Aries (March 21–April 19)
Aries is the first astrological sign of the zodiac cycle and the ruler of the first house of the astrological chart. The first house is known as the ascendant, the sign that was rising at the moment of your birth. The first house is the house of beginnings, your view of the world, and your personality. Aries is a cardinal sign, its planetary ruler is Mars, and its symbol is the ram. The other cardinal signs are Cancer, Libra, and Capricorn. Cardinal signs in the zodiac are the ones that start each of the seasons.

Aries is the sign that starts spring. The element associated with Aries is Fire and those born under this sign tend to have a fiery nature. The key phrase for Aries is “I am.” Aries are typically determined, confident, enthusiastic, and passionate. Aries may also be a bit impatient, aggressive, and possibly short-tempered. Aries are great leaders and are excellent at starting things. They have the ability to be pioneers and pathfinders. On a health level, Aries need to pay attention to anything to do with the head, like headaches or sinus challenges. It’s best for Aries to be mindful around insects, as they have a tendency to attract insect bites and stings.

Use aromatherapy to accentuate the positive aspects of this zodiac sign with my spray, Aries by The Crystal Garden Brand.

Bio:
Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; The Essential Guide to Aromatherapy and Vibrational Healing; Angels & Gemstone Guardians Cards, and many more. Margaret Ann is an evolutionary aromatherapist, the creator of Smudge in Spray, and the owner of The Crystal Garden — the conscious living store of the Palm Beaches established 1988. www.MargaretAnnLembo.com TheCrystalGarden.com

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Vitality: Ruby and Rutilated Quartz

Everything is energy, and all energy has a vibration. Crystals also have energy and vibration, and their vibration is based on the stone’s color and the manner in which the stone formed in the earth. Inner peace and calm are the keys to a healthy, balanced life. There are many gems you can use to maintain your awareness of habits of health. Ruby and rutilated quartz are especially useful to increase vim and vigor.


Use ruby or rutilated quartz to maintain focus and unblock underlying challenges regarding physical well-being and vitality as a tool for your physical body.


Use ruby when you decide to align with your core inner strength. This gemstone, due to its hardness and red energy, revs you up with the fuel required to live life to the fullest. Use ruby to keep on your person to encourage vitality and endurance. Repeat a positive thought to match ruby like: “Vital life force flows vibrantly through me. I am strong and health.”


Use rutilated quartz when you are working toward improving your energy level. The golden rutile inclusions within the stone enhance physical endurance. Decide that you intend to add chi or life force to the body. This positive affirmation is beneficial to repeat with rutilated quartz in hand: “I am grateful that my vital life force provides me with the energy and motivation to live life to the fullest!”
Integrate the power of positive thought into your daily life as often as you can. The gems will serve as reminders. Keep them on your person or put them in places where you will see them. When setting an intention, add the caveat that the outcome be for the highest good of all concerned. Wherever your thoughts go, action follows, and results are established.

Margaret Ann Lembo is the author of Chakra Awakening; The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals and Stones; Archangels & Gemstone Guardians Cards, and many more. Her latest book is Crystals Beyond Beginners: Awaken Your Consciousness with Precious Gifts from the Earth. Margaret Ann is an evolutionary aromatherapist and the owner of The Crystal Garden — the conscious living store of the Palm Beaches established 1988. www.MargaretAnnLembo.com TheCrystalGarden.com