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With these Bracelets, I thee Share

My bracelets were recently worn by a bridal party at a wedding, and that includes the bride, herself. Her something blue came from the Energy Shop. I made a bride’s something blue. I’m still reeling over this, and now I’m creating listings to encourage more of the same feeling. When I sit in my home office and work with these gemstones, I imagine my jewelry on people’s arms doing wonderful things with them in their lives. I think to myself, All the places you’ll go . . .

On its way ♥

An Energy Shop Facebook friend recently pointed out her profile picture, in which she’s standing on the beach with her family and she’s got an Energy Shop bracelet on her wrist.  It looks like a beautiful, lifetime memory, and I feel like I get to be part of that. I realize not everybody thinks of energy the same way. I see it as far beyond us, all around us, all through us, and connecting us to everywhere and everything. I see us even more so connected when we purposely send our loving thoughts and prayers exactly where we’d like them to go.

My bracelets are made of loving thoughts and prayers. I practically kiss them ‘goodbye’ when I pack them off to your house. And if you know me, you know that I wear a lot of my own bracelets. Sometimes, they’re just for me. I’ll have a feeling that the gemstone I’m working with has everything I need at that time, and I pop one on my own wrist as I’m making them for sale. Other times, I will absolutely LOVE the colors and stones I’m working with, but I’ll know it’s needed somewhere else. Today I finished my first necklace:

Summer Cherries

Everyone in my house wants us to keep it, but I know it has to go. It has a destiny, and fate will carry it away to its rightful mailbox. Until the next time I pull my head out of the beads. All the best ♥

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I’m in Love! I’m in Love And I Don’t Care Who Knows It!

I apologize in advance for my gush-fest. I am now creating a new category for my sidebar called “Gemstones.” Listen, this is going to get ridiculous. Of course there have been other loves in my life: sunstone, labradorite, and jasper to name a few. I’ll never forget them. However, I just met Carnelian.

So beautiful

Oh, the things I'm going to do to you

This orange-red gemstone is not only beautiful, it’s a powerhouse–full of wonderful attributes. This stone was beloved by the Egyptians, as it was believed to assist the soul on its journey. It is worn to calm anger, jealousy, and envy. It helps stabilize high emotions and anchors the wearer into present reality. Carnelian is excellent for restoring vitality. It helps you to accept the cycle of living, release the fear of death, and make positive life choices. I like this stone for someone who wants to heal from betrayal, it allows you to trust yourself and your perceptions as you overcome negative conditioning.

Furthermore, Carnelian is a stone of abundance. It motivates you toward success in business, as well as other Life matters.

*sigh* Isn’t she lovely?

If you’re interested in my beauty, she does especially well for the following zodiac signs: Taurus, Cancer, Leo, and Scorpio. One of those is me! Carnelian and I are a match made in Heaven. Love Her!

New @ my Etsy Energy Shop

See more at Etsy, if you like. All the best!!!

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Smudge-Tastic

Do you ever find yourself completely lost, but in a really good way? Let’s say, you make a wrong turn and you end up in a dense state forest on a dewy summer morning. You find yourself driving beside a cool and narrow river, and you roll your windows down to take it all in. You’re not sure where you are, you’re still lost, but you’ve also found quite a bit. I love, Love, LOVE these happy accidents (love you too, Bob) in Life. They happen all the time.

This year has offered me a series of new ideas. I’m never sure where the next one is going to lead, but I love losing myself, and simultaneously finding myself in them. Blogging was a brand new idea (to me) and I can hardly believe the new things I have learned. And then I found beading and bracelets.

Have you ever stumbled onto an activity and fallen in love–and then you realize how much of your life has been leading up to that discovery? This happened for me with horseback riding. When I started taking lessons and completely lost myself in the passion I had for this activity, I could trace hints of that passion back to my early childhood. It happened for me with writing, I can’t remember a time in my life when I didn’t want to sit down in a private spot with a notebook. It happened again for me with beading and bracelets: the way I admire my wrist when I have a bracelet on, the way I used to string beads as a girl, the way I long for a delicious piece of arm candy. Sometimes, I wonder what’s next. I think maybe I’d like it if all of these interests would surface at once, so I could play with them all! But, I would probably be overwhelmed by that kind of eruption, so I’m grateful for the way Life unfolds.

So, in this last week, I’ve lived hunched over in a world of creation between my eyes and my fingers with gemstone beads flying in and out of the picture. It’s been wonderful. I’ve made bracelets for myself, friends, family, and even my first customer on Etsy! What Love! And I’ve gotten really good response. The gemstones I use are of the Earth and they come with attributes: they add joy, courage, luck, prosperity, and rhythm, among many others. Once I clean them, bead them, and tie the bracelet off, I smudge them.

Smudging is a Native American tradition that involves burning white sage. The white sage is said to release any negative energy on the material (object, person, or room), which is released and recycled back to positive. The white sage smudge then brings forth and activate the positive ions–bringing alive the stone’s best ideals.

I think each smudge stick is simply beautiful.

White Sage Smudge Sticks

I love this so much that I’ve purchased my own supply of smudge sticks. I sell them with my bracelets, wrapped up pretty and neat.

These are fantastic for a Feng Shui energy-cleansing too!  Visit my Energy Shop on etsy if you’re interested.

I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Until the next time I pull my head out of the beads, dear friends!

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Clutter Clearing, Soul Cleansing

Last month, I focused my entire being on being organized. Part of that process was taking care of unfinished business, those nagging little tasks that won’t do themselves, but will drain you of vital energy every time you think of them and how unfinished they remain. For example, I made dentist appointments (this was particularly easy because my dentist is so busy, we won’t actually have to go to any of those appointments for two months) and taking my dogs to the vet for a check-up and all of the over-priced prevention medicine they could suggest. I made budgets, scheduled exercise, planned meals, etc. I was trying to ensure my life was organized to help me produce the results I want.

I am currently focusing my being on being cleansed. I will do this for the entire month of March. What I’m noticing right now, is that you can cleanse almost every aspect of your life. For instance, what is consuming your mental energy? I asked myself that very question last night, and I’m being over-critical of past mistakes and over-analyzing recent events that made me quite uncomfortable. What am I doing, but creating more of the same with the constant frown or worry brow I wear? It’s time for me to turn back to my trusted and beloved Louise Hay. For positive affirmations and insight, nobody does it better! She’ll be in my ear all day as I readjust my thought process for brighter ideas and a fresh start.

I love working with my environment when I’m actively trying to raise my energetic vibration, so I’m cleansing that as well. I feel fortunate that this urge has fallen right in time with spring cleaning! As I’m scrubbing the corners of my home, clearing cobwebs, and moving unnecessary items from the house, I’m symbolically telling the universe “out with stale, used up energy and in with a fresh force.” It feels good, and it looks good too.

I’m cleansing my time consumption. If I’m not using my time to produce the results I want, then I try to be using my time to rest and rejuvenate myself, to play or laugh, to soak up fresh air, energizing sunlight, or my family’s love. I turn off the computer when I’m done working to avoid mindless clicking, and since I’m not much of a TV watcher, this does the trick. Without the computer to sit down to, I find that I’m sitting down less because I’m busy depositing more Life in my life.

What adds Life to your life?

“Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – Howard Thurman

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