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Your Summer Spirit Animal

Your Summer Spirit Animal

Animal spirit guides come to us in many ways, in both our waking and dreaming lives. As the Summer Solstice draws closer, the veil between these worlds grows thinner, and magic becomes increasingly palpable. Did I ever tell you about Penelope? In the summer of 2008, I found myself going through a spiritual awakening, when magic was finding me in the most thrilling, beautiful ways. Morning glories, pennywort, and catnip grew in pots atop a milk crate on the fire escape outside my apartment's kitchen window. I assumed the twigs and brambles underneath had just fallen from them, until they...


The World Needs Your Rainbow! Illuminate It With Labradorite

The World Needs Your Rainbow! Illuminate It With Labradorite

 I am crazy for labradorite and I believe everyone should have one. I’ll tell you why: You have a golden light within you. When it shines, it illuminates the beautiful rainbow of energy all around you. Within that bubble of color, you are your authentic, golden self: you real and you are dazzling. It’s your instinct to let that light shine. Obey it! Dammmmmmmit! Obey it! Shine on magical one! The world really really does need your rainbow! I know you believe me. But you have a “but”. Well I see your but, and I raise you 20. Being your...


Crystals for Healing Division, Encouraging Forgiveness, and Moving Forward

Crystals for Healing Division, Encouraging Forgiveness, and Moving Forward

Is there anyone who's not rattled right now?  I didn't think so. No matter what your feelings are about the events of the last week, it can’t be denied that they have set off intense emotions on all sides, and that we are all experiencing the effects of an energy that is tense, volatile, and unsettling. I’m struggling, trying to understand what it all means, personally and collectively. More importantly, I’m trying to figure out how we can heal, grow, and move forward. I’m starting inside myself. I need to bring my distracted spirit back into my body. I need...


Beginning with Moonstone

Brightest Blessings of May's Full Moon to you, and welcome to Dancing Amulets! I always look forward to a Full Moon: seeing it each month at its brightest illumination never fails to fill me with excitement, I have to take a deep breath and let it wash over me. It's a night where magic is at its most potent, and it feels like anything is possible. For centuries, the Moon has served as the essential guiding energy in sacred rites and magical rituals. In the stone kingdom, she speaks through moonstones, little white gems in whose sparkling facets rainbows dance....

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