Botswana Agate encourages us to be strong and courageous as we face our repressed emotions that continually hold us back from reaching our potential. It offers a shield of protection from depression and the blues, by elevating serene, peaceful energy. Botswana Agate reminds us that we are love and compassion in action. Expressing love and compassion towards one's self is a difficult task for most of us, but using Botswana Agate's energy we find the courage and strength necessary to change our relationship with our self. Until unconditional love radiates from the essence of our being, and negative self-perceptions and our self-imposed limitations vanish, our growth and spiritual development is hindered. However, once self-love is discovered and embraced, we can continue on the path of self-discovery towards enlightenment.
Dendritic Agate is a stone of plentitude. It brings abundance and the sense of fullness to all aspects of our lives. Deepening our connection to nature, it radiates the same calming energy we feel while outside into our everyday lives. Dendritic Agate encourages us to live fully in the present moment, releasing the tight grip past mistakes and emotional trauma have over our mind. It further facilitates our personal growth by keeping us centered and balanced during times of strife. Dendritic Agate promotes perseverance while reminding us that difficult times in our lives are nothing more than challenges to overcome. Spiritually, Dendritic Agate urges us to never forget our roots, encouraging us to remain connected to them as we progress on our journey never forgetting where we started or the lessons learned on the way.
Emerald is powerful Heart Chakra stone known as the “stone of successful love” as it radiates a vibrant energy of unconditional love upon us. It opens our hearts to accept ourselves and all the gifts that life has bestowed upon us. A stone of loyalty, it promotes domestic bliss, partnership, friendship and unity. It encourages balance in mind, body and spirit by dispelling negativity and enhancing positive actions toward self-improvement. Emerald encourages us to be patient while we work on ourselves and assists by promoting strength of character helping us overcome any misfortunes in our life. In addition, it strengthens mental clarity and memory while promoting wisdom, discernment of truth and self-expression allowing us to bring to the surface issues only known on a sub-conscious level. Emerald is a great stone to use when working in groups of two or more as it encourages teamwork, bonding, communication and mutual respect.