In the conclusion of this 3-Part Blog Series by Terry Segal, she shares 8 things you should know when activating and programming crystals. Late joining this series? Catch up from the beginning with Part 1 or from last week’s Part 2!
Part 3 -Programming and Activating Crystals – 8 Things to Know
After choosing and cleansing your crystals, the next steps involve programming and activating them. Here are 8 things you need to know in order to unleash their healing energies.
AWAKEN YOUR CRYSTALS
Crystals, like people, can remain asleep for a long period of time. They may possess inert energy and don’t “awaken” until there is a charge. You must tell your crystal, by breathing intention into it, what Higher purpose you wish to use it for.
AVOID NEGATIVE INTENTIONS
Resist any temptation to imbue your crystal with negative intention toward another. Energy like that can boomerang so it’s highly discouraged.
CLEAR THE CRYSTAL
Some people believe that crystals have been pre-programmed by various forces. It’s important to clear the crystal and then set its intention in much the same way as clearing an alarm code and programing a new one.
INNATE HEALING PROPERTIES OF EACH CRYSTAL
Each crystal is a “natural” at certain types of healing, aligning with specific chakras and has its own unique part in the Universal play with other crystals, gemstones, and energies. Can you teach a third grader to do CPR? Yes. But given the choice, wouldn’t you rather choose a doctor or nurse to perform this function. Make sense?
PROGRAMMING YOUR CRYSTALS
Methods of programming your crystals will vary. Write an intention on paper and slip it underneath the crystal, which amplifies the thought. This can be personal or global. Setting an intention of world peace, amplified by a crystal, along with the thoughts of many like-minded people, creates a powerful practice.
For remote healings, a photo of a person or location that has been ill or the target of violence or natural disaster can be placed beneath the crystal. Speak the positive intention to the crystal. Some healers suggest repeating it until all facets of the stone or crystal are covered.
Many intentions or healing subjects can be included in one crystal but as someone heals or transitions, cleanse the crystal and reset the intentions.
ACTIVATING YOUR CRYSTALS
Activating a crystal occurs after choosing, cleansing, and setting its intention. It’s the little pat and “off you go,” kind of action. You can rub it between your palms to get its energy flowing, breathe on it, or keep it near you to awaken its power.
Sources used: Crystal Enlightenment by Katrina Raphaell, Karen Ryan, and my own personal teachers.