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The Fox Sisters - Spiritualism

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  Fox Sisters We are starting with some history about some of the spiritualist who were during this time period -  Andrew Jackson Davis - the Seer of Poukeepsie  Medical Intuitive, Clairvoyant, Seer, 1840 - Natures Divine Revelations Born 8/11/1826 D 1/13/1910 - Spiritualist Frank Mesmer - Mesmerist. B-5/23/1734 D - 3/5/1815  mown for animal magnetism Franz Anton Mesmer (23 May 1734 – 5 March 1815) was a German physician with an interest in astronomy . He theorised the existence of a natural energy transference occurring between all animated and inanimate objects; this he called " animal magnetism ", sometimes later referred to as mesmerism. Mesmer's theory attracted a wide following between about 1780 and 1850, and continued to have some influence until the end of the 19th century.[2] In 1843, the Scottish doctor James Braid proposed the term " hypnotism " for a technique derived from animal magnetism; today the word " mesmerism " generally

Sapphire

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A Sapphire is the birthstone for September, the gem of the 45 th wedding anniversary, a Sapphire Jubilee occurs after 65 years. Sapphire is an Oxide mineral Aluminum Oxide – AI203 Crystal System Trigonal Color – Typically Blue, but varies gray, black, colorless,  Moh’s 9.0 Rarity – top-grade gem sapphires are rare and expensive: lower grade pieces can be obtained from crystal suppliers Geography – Australia, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Cameroon, China (Shandong), Columbia, Ethiopia. India (Kashmir), Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar (Burma) , Nigeria, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand,, United States (Montana) and Vietnam Sapphires and Rubies are often found in the same geographical area. The best quality comes from Kashmir, India followed by Sri Lanka and Madagascar.  Untreated Sapphires are worth more that those treated. Most Sapphires have been heat treated for color. When you buy your Sapphires make sure to find out what type of Sapphire you are buy

August Birthstones, Peridot, Sardonyx, Spinel

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  Peridot -  Form and Structure  Orthorhombic:  Useful cleaner and great for clearing: increases the flow of information  opaque when raw, clear and  sparkly when polished Mostly small shapes. Peridot is the gem variety of the mineral olivine . Its chemical composition includes iron and magnesium, and iron is the cause of its attractive yellowish green colors. The gem often occurs in volcanic rocks called basalts, which are rich in these two elements. Peridot is also found near meter sites - one specifically in Siberia, 1749. There were enough large pieces to make large pieces of jewelry.  Color - olive green, or yellow -green stone, brown Geography Brazil, Myanmar, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka USA Moh’s - 6.5-7 History and legend Peridot is named after the French word peridot, meaning gold, because the mineral can vary towards this color.  It is also the stone given celebrate the 16th year of marriage.  Peridot is the National gem of Egypt - the Gem of the Sun Pe

Ruby - July Birthstone

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July Birthstone - Ruby  Category - Mineral Variety Color - Red/Brown, purple or pink hues Crystal Habit - Terminated tabular, hexagonal prisms Moh's 9.0 Chakra - Heart - Love and Courage stone Gem Remedy - Yes All natural rubies have imperfections in them, including impurities and inclusions found in natural rubies to distinguish them from synthetics, or substitutes. Usually the rough stone is heated before cutting. Almost all rubies today are treated in some form, with heat treatment being the most common practice. Rubies that are completely untreated but still of excellent quality command a large premium. Check with a specialist - gemologist, when buying rubies.  Color Generally, gemstone- quality corundum in all shades of red, including pink, are called rubies.  In the United States, a minimum color saturation must be met to be called a ruby, otherwise the stone will be called a pink sapphire. The distinction between rubies and pink sapphires is new, 20th century. If a distinct

Edgar Cayce - 12 Lessons in Personal Spirituality

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  Edgar Cayce – 12 lessons in Personal Growth Meditation & Prayer  ‘For prayer is supplication for direction for understanding. Meditation is listening to the Divine within 1861-19 Set Times for Prayer and meditation daily Lesson 1  Cooperation – Channel of Blessings 'The first lesson as has been given, learn what it means to cooperate in one mind, in Gods way, for as each would prepare themselves in meditating day and night in what will thou have me do O Lord?’ Essentially, the readings present Jesus as our “Elder Brother” a soul who came to show each one of us the way back to our Spiritual Source by perfectly manifesting the laws of the Creator. Part of the mission was to demonstrate fully the living awareness of the spirit in the Earth – something each one of us will eventually have to do. Ultimately we will all be challenged to manifest that same pattern in our lives, through service to others to provide an example for all of human kind.  Christ Consciousness