Here I am in Karuizawa, Japan. Found this store full of natural stones and all things I love to make something with or simply surround myself with. Natural stones have POWER if you find the special one that’s calling out to you – it’s an amulet once you find that ONE. I remember growing up visiting my grandparents home where there would be an alter at the corner of the room to honor the ancestors. It’s very grounding to have “an alter” so to speak in your home to honor your family or your ancestors, and therefore, your very own existence. There’s a reason why you are placed on this Earth; in this Universe. Why on earth why? Have you ever wondered?
Power stones and various beads …
Crystal Quartz – Rose Quartz – Amethyst – Onyx – Lapis lazuli
Amazonite – Nephrite – Aventurine Queen Conch Shell Lemon Chrysoprase ..
Tigers Eye Red Tigers Eye
My mother’s birthstone – Amethyst
I have one I use often 🙂
White Sage and Sweet Cedar grass for smudging, clearing the negative vibes in purification of space around us – so wonderful that there are like minded here in Karuizawa, Japan.
Like an amulet, especially the rose quarts and amethyst are precious – Did you know that rose quarts for example has a power of “universal HUG”!!!!????? yes, oxoxoxox !
Let’s make one to manifest your intention … I am so inspired to create beautiful hand made things with all these gifts from all parts of the world.
生きているということ To be alive
いま生きているということ To be alive now, to live this very moment means
それはミニスカート It’s the miniskirt
それはプラネタリウム It’s the planetarium
それはヨハン・シュトラウス It’s Johann Strauss
それはピカソ It’s Picasso
それはアルプス It’s the Alps mountain range
すべての美しいものに出会うということ It’s about experiencing all things of beauty
かくされた悪を注意深くこばむこと with deep care, reject the hidden, the darkness
（詩「生きる」谷川俊太郎） (Poem “To Live” by Shuntaro Tanikawa)
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君も僕も美しい You and I are … beautiful
君も美しい、僕も美しい You are beautiful, as I am beautiful
僕も美しい、君も美しい I am beautiful, as you are beautiful
美しいものだらけの世界 The world is filled with beauty
山と山が讃嘆しあうように Like mountains and mountains admire and celebrate each other
星と星が讃嘆しあうように Like stars and stars admire and celebrate each other
人間と人間が讃嘆しあいたいものだ if only us humans could admire and celebrate each other more as we are all … beautiful
武者小路実篤 (Poem “Untitled” by Saneatsu Mushanokoji)