Metaphysical Properties of Crystals and Gemstones

Common Stones and Crystals

Listed below are some of the most common stones and crystals along with their metaphysical properties. This common stone guide can be used to help you find the right crystals or stones to aid you in your physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual journey. Common Stones and CrystalsAgate: Calming, promotes joy and balance. Good for Stress. […]

What is a mystic?

What is a Mystic and What are Mystical Experiences?

I have had the domain name mysticjohnculbertson for over ten years now. During the whole time I’ve had that name I’ve given classes and workshops, have advised many, and have composed my first books and blog posts. Yet, I’ve never once ventured into the reason I chose that name. Though I’m sure some out there […]

Introduction to the Chakras

An Introduction to the Chakras

Within the metaphysical world, we have a term that is called chakra. This is a term which was borrowed from the eastern part of the world (mainly India, but also parts of Asia). This word, which in Sanskrit, means spinning wheel. Thus, a chakra is a spinning wheel of energy located within the human body. […]

Reiki Code of Ethics

Reiki – A Way of Life

Reiki is a Japanese term/word which has basically evolved to mean “The Universal Life Force.” This means that Reiki comes to us originally from Japan. We won’t go into the history of Reiki today. It’s unfortunate, but the history of Reiki varies from source to source. As such, it’s best to research it on your […]

How to Clear a House with Sage

How to Bless a House

Are you a new age believer that’s interested in the proper way to bless a house and clear it of negative energy? This article explores an adapted Native American method. Many in the new age field wonder how to bless a house. They seek out ways to make their home and, in fact, any space […]

Numerology Number 2 – Codependent Peacemakers

Numerology Number 2 – Codependent Peacemakers

Numerology number two likes for things to be in balance. Help this codependent peacemaker obtain that balance by knowing and understanding its strengths and weaknesses. The symbolism of numerology number two is two people standing side by side. It very much looks like the astrological sign of Gemini. Two lone individuals come together to form […]

Death as Our Defining Moment

A Passage of Time: Death as Our Defining Moment

Thanatophobia is the fear of death, or the fear of dying. To be human is to be mortal, and if there is one moment, one action which is shared by every human who ever breathed, it is the moment of death. To be afraid of death is normal; we are hard wired to survive, to […]

Spiritual Counseling vs. Psychic Readings

Spiritual Counseling vs. Psychic Readings

Ever since I was ordained as a metaphysical minister I’ve been offering spiritual counseling. Spiritual counseling is an important service, but some people are afraid to get involved in it. In fact, there seems to be a perception that psychic readings are “better” than spiritual counseling and that only severely mentally harmed people would do […]

Relationship Needs

Relationship Needs

There are five basic relationship needs that all people desire when involved in a relationship. These relationship needs which your boyfriend, girlfriend, romantic partner, or spouse have are attention, recognition, respect, affection, and separation. A Relationship Partner Needs Attention All people have a need for attention at some point and time in their life. As […]

Tarot Study Tools

Study Tools for the Tarot Student

From flash cards to games, there are many methods beginning students, and advanced card readers can use to improve their tarot reading skills. A young tarot student is faced with many challenges in learning to accurately read the major and minor arcane. For most students that study tarot reading, they start learning to read the […]