Monthly Symbol, August 2015: Lapis Lazuli

 

Excerpt from peacefulmind.com (read more):

“Lapis Lazuli is the stone of ancient knowledge and wisdom. Lapis resonates on a very high, harmonious level as it brings peace and deeper understanding when looking inward. It therefore, encourages inner self-knowledge, encourages self-awareness and will show you inner truth, when you really choose to look. A wonderful stone to work with for self-acceptance. It’s deep blue color is like looking deep into an ocean of possibilities providing qualities of honesty, compassion and morality to the personality seeking balance.

Lapis encourages creativity. It opens one up to self-expression, stimulating objectivity, clarity and self-realization. When used at the Throat Chakra, Lapis will help you in speaking the truth and therefore, inspires confidence. By speaking your feelings and emotions, it often allows for greater self-expression and revelation, especially when it does no harm. It helps balance the function of the thyroid gland while strengthening the neck and vocal cords.

Lapis promotes clear understanding through the power of intuition. When applied to the Third Eye Chakra, this stone helps to open up the ability for psychic attunement. Lapis makes this center more aware or responsive to our own insightful nature.”

 

Ode to August

 

Oh, beloved August,
the harvest of the year and
All the harvests of the past
are celebrating in me,

Oh, mysterious August,
after a summer of light
all the stars being back
at the night sky
are twinkling in me,

Oh, sensuous August,
all the gentle winds of
the end summer
are dancing in me,

Oh, magical August
I embrace thee
and Sirius, which
knows I remember.

 

– Deelia ©

 

Lapis_lazuli

Images: Wikimedia Commons

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