The Ancient Meanings Of Gemstones Interpreted From A 12 Step Point Of View
NEWCOMERS: Useful during the process of detoxification as it is a cleansing stone and aids in the elimination of toxins from the body.
EIGHTH STEP STONE – Supports us in cleansing ourselves of past and present resentments and spite that cause bitterness. Resentments sometimes get in the way of our ability to become willing to make direct amends whenever possible.
NINTH STEP STONE – Agates stimulate our ability to tap into our inner strength, helping us to build and develop the inner character and courage to proceed to the action of Step Nine.
ALANON AND ALATEEN FAMILY MEMBERS: Letting Go: Helpful in letting go of bitterness, anger, and resentments toward family members for past mistakes. Cleansing the heart of bitterness and resentments, and beginning the process of forgiveness.
INDEPENDENCE: Aids in getting back to focusing on yourself, rather than the person in recovery, developing inner strength and standing firm in your own truth.