Greetings and salutations.
I (Andy) just wanted to give a quick update heading into the spring. The shop is open, and we are growing day by day. New displays, new products, new lightings. All these and more are already added or getting added shortly.
Since the open in August, we have added Wildberry Incense, Doterra oils, books, ritual candles, Himalayan salt lamps, many ritual items, sages, and lots of herbs to our mix of products. We have a large selection of crystals and rocks and are finding some reasonably prices large specimen size pieces as well.
WE have expanded the shop hours and are open Tuesday through Thursday 11am till 5 pm, and we are open Friday and Saturday 11am till 7 pm. We still can open for appointments at other times. We also have extended hours on nights we have classes....
We have classes going on. We are adding an expanding selection of classes as we have the time to write them. We also are attracting a growing group of guest lecturers to share their knowledge.
As the spring progresses, and the heavy building and expanding gets completed, I hope to be sharing more and more frequently!!!
May your journey through life be a spirited one ~ Andy
Jasper is a mineral that has a very grounding and earthy nature. Jasper is also a very protective mineral that is also beleived to increase endurance and stamina. It also brings about courage and strength to face unpleasant tasks. Jasper comes in many forms and colors and each will add additional properties to those described here.
The Science: "Jasper is an opaque variety of Chalcedony, and is usually associated with brown, yellow, or reddish colors, but may be used to describe other opaque colors of Chalcedony such as dark or mottled green, orange, and black. Jasper is almost always multicolored, with unique color patterns and habits." This information and more sicence behind the stones availible from www.minerals.net.
Peppermint - As an essential oil, it is useful to ease breathing and as a digestive aid.** For aromatic, topical, or dietary use. This oil can also be added to room sprays and ornaments to add a refreshing scent to any space! Watch the video below for even more information!
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Dreamcatchers are a Native American tradition. The legend states that the air at night is filled with both good dreams and also nightmares. The dreamcatcher acts as a filter sorting through the good dreams and nightmares (or bad dreams). The dreamcatcher literally “catches” the dreams before they enter the mind of the sleeper. The good dreams know the way through and are able to slip through the hole in the center and the other holes in the webbing and travel gently down the feathers where they slip into the minds of the dreamers. Nightmares do not know the way and become tangled in the web where they are held until the first rays of the morning light destroy them.
Many people also now believe that a dreamcatcher should be “emptied” or “shaken out” to remove any negative energy or negative dreams that may have survived the morning light. This can be important if direct sunlight does not reach the dreamcatcher. It is believed a dreamcatcher can become “clogged” with the negative dreams & energy and be no longer able to protect the dreams of the sleeper if it is not cleared each night. The “cleaning” process is performed by getting a container of water (about the width of the dream catcher) that is mixed with blessed salt taking the dream catcher down and shaking it vigorously (with care so as not to damage or destroy the dreamcatcher) 3 to 9 times (or until you feel it is “clean”). Envision all the negativity (picture it as black/dirty) going into the water where it is sterilized (envision the water glowing with pure white light).
Another method of clearing the dreamcatcher is using sage and wafting it through the dream catcher (and over the entire dreamcatcher). Set your intention before starting that the sage will clear the dream catcher of any negative energy/dreams that have built up on it. It is best to have a mantra or prayer such as “I now call the divine power to cleanse this dream catcher of all negativity and all energy that does not serve my <or insert name if clearing for someone else> highest good.” Repeat this mantra (or write one of your own) over and over out loud until the process is complete.
Although Pyrite is commonly referred to as fools gold, there is not much foolish about it’s properties. It is also known as Healer’s gold due to it’s strong healing characteristics. Many energy healers use Pyrite in a variety of ways.
Pyrite is a stone of intellect and protection. It works to enhance intelligence, mental stability, creativity, and memory. It can help with your psychic development and tap your own latent mental talents and abilities. Pyrite is a powerful protection stone, and is very grounding. Pyrite additionally is a stone that brings energies of good luck or good fortune.
Our jewelry Artisan has created a "healer's ring" using copper and pyrite. The conductivity of the copper combined with this wonderful stone allow this ring to be extremely effective in lending it's properties to the wearer.
Whenever we discuss healing we always want to remind people that stones and energy healing are meant to be supportive care to treatment by a licensed medical professional and are not a replacement for treatments/medications given.. Always see your doctor when you are ill or injured, waiting can cause problems to worsen!
We at Metaphysics ‘ A spirited Space’ have a nice selections of Tibetan prayer flags at our location. Many people are unfamiliar with the history and the purpose of the prayer flags, so let us give a brief overview of them.
Traditional prayer flags are used to promote peace, compassion, strength, and wisdom. The are not used to carry prayers to god, but the belief is the mantas and prayers on the flag will be carried on the wind to spread goodwill and compassion into the area. The flags benefit is for all living beings in the area. As the wind passes over the surface of the flag, it is purified and sanctified by the mantras printed on the flag. They are usually left up all year, only being changed on the Tibetan new year. As the images on the flags fade from exposure they become a permanent part of the universe. Many times old flags will be left up, with the new ones mounted next to the old. This is seen as part of the natural cycle of life. The new replacing the old in a continuous cycle.
Because the symbols and mantras on prayer flags are sacred, they should be treated with respect. They should not be placed on the ground or used on clothing. Old prayer flags should be left to naturally disintegrate or be burned so the smoke can carry their blessings..
There are two major types of prayer flags, the horizontal ones, called Lung ta (meaning "Wind Horse") and the vertical ones, called Darchor (meaning "Flagstaff"). We carry the Lung ta in our shop. Although we have several different types, most follow the same general pattern. Prayer Flags traditionally come in sets of five. The five flags represent the 5 elements and the five pure lights. The colors are usually arranged in a specific order from left to right. The colors are: blue(sky and space), white (air and wind), red(fire), green(water), and yellow(earth). It is the balance of these five elements that maintain health and harmony in traditional Tibetan medicine.
The flags should be hung only during auspicious days, on sunny days in the morning in a strong wind. They should be hung diagonally from high to low. The higher they are hung the better, as the wind will disperse their benefits more widely.
This is a quick overview of an ancient and powerful tradition. We will have much more details in the Codex of lore on our Website. Please feel free to stop by and check out the knowledge we seek to freely share with the world.
Fluorite is a highly protective and stabilizing stone. It is used in grounding and harmonizing spiritual energy and shield the user from psychic manipulation. Fluorite protects psychically as a psychic shield, protect from chaotic vibrations by evening them out in an orderly manner. It is used to clear energy fields and auric cleansing in particular. Fluorite is also used to remove astral attachments. The Archangel Chamuel is associated with this stone.
Fluorite heightens mental abilities. This assists in rapid organization and processing of information. Fluorite brings mental clarity and stability to chaotic situations. Fluorite anchors intuitive insights into the physical plane, allowing mental and physical coordination. Fluorite is also used to enhance mental functions by balancing the chemistry in the brain. Fluorite helps one meditate and learn to go past the "noise" during the beginning stages of meditation. This aids the novice in learning to meditate. Fluorite can aid in improving order and harmony by removing confusion and mental fog.
This is a popular stone among energy healers. Fluorite can clear the aura of mucky energies. Fluorite absorbs negative energies from the environment and is effective at Auric and Chakra cleansing. Fluorite should be cleared often due to its powerful ability to absorb negative energies.
Physically, Fluorite is known to strengthen bones and teeth, and ameliorate the pain associated with arthritis. The ground up mineral is what is added to drinking water to decrease cavities.
Fluorite Color meanings
In addition to the general metaphysical uses of Fluorite, there are unique properties associated with the different colors of Fluorite. Rainbow or multi-color Fluorite exhibits a combination of these color related properties . If the multicolored fluorite is particularly strong in one color, it will also be strong in that color's area of influence.
Black fluorite has been called the "great astral cleaner" as it is used effectively to clear negativity and negative energy from the aura and astral areas. Black Fluorite is also used to decrease or eliminate nightmares.
Blue Fluorite brings protection to emotions and restores emotional balance. It assists in opening the third Eye. This Psychic awareness and spiritual awaking allows clear communication between the physical and spiritual planes. Blue Fluorite aids in orderly communication of intuitive insights when used with the Throat Chakra.
Green Fluorite is an all-purpose stone for healing. It aids access to intuition. Green Fluorite can ground and absorb excess energy, including environmental energies. Green Fluorite is used to cleanse and renew the chakras.
Magenta fluorite is a stone of the heart and inner truth and is used to bring about choices that will benefit the greater good. It brings about emotional understanding and forgiveness. This allows a more positive outlook on life and spirituality.
Pink fluorite is a stone of good will, a positive nature, and cheer. It is especially effective with the heart Chakra in clearing energy fields. Pink fluorite can help to express repressed emotions and allow them to dealt with in a positive manner.
Purple Fluorite stimulates the Third Eye Chakra and strengthens mystical insight and psychic awareness. It can also be used to eliminate bad food habits. It aids in concentration and memory by giving an inner peace and increased emotional stability.
Yellow Fluorite is a stone of unity. Yellow Fluorite harmonizes group energy and enhances creativity. It helps bring a positive attitude and can greatly enhance learning.
Clear colorless Fluorite is used with the Crown Chakra. This assists in bringing about a merging of physical and spiritual energies. Clear Fluorite aligns and purifies all of the chakras. This and helps you see what is holding you back in your spiritual evolution and also eliminates baseless guilt. Clear Fluorite assists in removing confusion and bringing order. It is also a great color for use against psychic attack.
Thank you to all who have stopped by in our first actual week with the doors open. We hope to have met your expectations and exceeded them. We are going to continue to grow and get better, so please let us know if there is a need we can fill.
With not having to physically build the store, we are collecting ourselves before the next step and getting the website and Facebook page caught up. Of course we still have our busy show schedule keeping us hopping. We have a selection of services being offered in addition to the items in the store.
We hope to see you all at a show or in the shop. Hope your journey is spirited.
Today we’re going to talk about trust. Trust not only in those you love but trust in the universe to guide you where you need to be.
When things go wrong it can be difficult to find a way to trust that the universe is leading you where you need to be. We focus only on the negative and we feed our anxiety until it overflows into every facet of our being. We forget that we once knew that the journey “wasn’t going to be easy” and instead cry out to the moon that our lives are unjust and we give up.
Any journey worth taking will bring challenge. A challenge isn’t always about seeing and mountain and saying “let’s climb it” sometimes the challenge is about digging your way out of a hole or even just standing back up when life knocks you to the ground.
You have come here to learn lessons and the more you avoid learning the lesson the harsher of a teacher the universe will become. When you find yourself on your knees take a second and stop, breathe deeply in and out, then ask yourself, “what lesson am I supposed to learn here?” Then be still and quiet (tell your anxious monkey mind to hush by focusing on deep breathing) for a few moments and actually wait for an answer to rise up from inside you. Listen closely and the universe will answer you. Trust that you are never alone and no experience is meaningless.
Remember, life is not fair. It was never meant to be. Life is meant to show us what we are made of, to teach us lessons, and ultimately to help us to grow and ascend to higher levels of consciousness. We are the students and we are the Masters all in one. For every lesson I have to teach you, you in turn will have one you can teach me. As my mentor says often “Always the student, always the teacher.”
When we choose to feed our anxiety and we choose not to trust that the universe will bring us abundance we often find a harsh world of sand even while we stroll through fertile fields of grain. Believe that you are already abundant and prosperous and the abundance and prosperity will overflow upon you. Trust that so long as you listen to your true intuition (not your fears/anxieties) and follow the path you feel the universe has shown you the one that calls to your soul, you will be supported, protected, and you will always make it to the other side and find yourself the better for it in the end.
When an event seems senseless also remember something. Remember that perhaps this is a small step to prepare you for what is to come, so when a larger challenge arises you will not be broken and defeated by it but will stand tall and overcome it with wisdom and strength. Perhaps it is meant to allow you to be the rock for someone else to protect and help them weather their own storm. When something you perceive as negative occurs do not spend so much time seeking why this happened to you instead focus on what you can learn to move forward from it. Those are at a glance the same question but they are so very different. Sometimes it’s about asking the correct question in order to find peace.
Trust your intuition. Trust your guides. Trust the universe. When you trust you will see the world illuminated like you have never seen it before and so many doors will unlock and open. You are your own key.
Your Spirited Guide,
I have been guided to discuss the difficult topic that is grief. When we lose someone our world spins into chaos as we attempt wrap our minds around what has occurred. Each person grieves in their own way and deals with loss differently. It’s important to let yourself grieve properly and to know that it is okay (and completely normal) to need help and actively seek it out be it professional or leaning on loved ones. I highly recommend and urge you strongly to reach out and get help especially if you find your grief begins to make it difficult to function in your daily life and/or you have thoughts of hurting yourself, someone else, or thoughts of suicide.
Buddha said “The problem is you think you have time.” Many times loved ones are taken from us too soon in a sudden way. Even if a loved one falls ill and suffers a long sickness I’ve always felt there is never enough time with those we love and care about. Sometimes when we lose someone we end up feeling like we didn’t get the chance to say something to them. This can be especially true if the relationship with the person we lost was not in a good place at the time of their passing. Either way we are left without closure which can make our grief that much harder to heal.
One thing I found to be a valuable experience is an exercise I call “Letters to the Afterlife.” In this exercise you will pour every emotion out and allow yourself to purge every thought and feeling regarding the death of someone you knew. You will write down all of the things you never got to say to them, confessions you never got to make, anger/hurt/resentment you need to express, or to just let them know how much you love them and miss them. This is also a chance to say good bye. I will outline the steps below. The important thing about this exercise is to allow yourself to express everything without censoring anything. Don’t feel like you have to be positive, be as honest as you can, say what you mean and be blunt and direct. Understand that no one else will ever get to read anything you express (as the letter will be burned and destroyed) so let it all out.
Letters to the Afterlife
As you continue work through your healing process things can surface that you may not have thought of when completing the initial exercise that you feel should have been included. You can repeat the exercise if needed. Do not rehash what you said in the in the initial letter repeat the exercise only if you have new/different things that you feel you need the deceased to hear directly in order for you to heal. If things that you already said in the initial exercise still bother I recommend journaling, repeating the mantra at the end of #7 every time you feel bothered by the thoughts, and meditation. If you find you feel overwhelmed by the thoughts/emotions please seek out help, you can begin by talking to a loved one but I strongly recommend professional help especially if you find talking with a loved one does not seem to help you.
If you have any questions or if you find this exercise helpful please sent me an email via our contact form, or leave a comment below! I am happy to help but also love to hear what works for you as it may help others in their own journeys through a difficult time.
Your Spirited Guide,
A Spirited Blog
Welcome to the Metaphysics blog page! Here we will post articles and information we have found useful on our spiritual journeys. Always remember, read with an open mind and take what resonates with you when you go. If something doesn't feel like it fits you then trust your intuition. We all have a different path to tread and our journeys will lead us some times on very different paths. We only seek to provide information and share what we've learned what you choose to do with it is up to you.
Your guides on your journey through this Metaphysical blog are Lyndsey & Andy Hagerty. Both share years of unique individual (ongoing) study and experience in the Metaphysical world.