Apatite is a calcium phosphate mineral with a hardness of 5. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal). Beautiful in blue, Apatite takes its name from Greek and whispers in all the shades of the Aegean Sea. From blue to green she shimmers in her ocean moods, bringing the lyrical lilt of water, flow and the spiritual attunement to the earth and the land. Apatite is an amazing stone for those who forever feel like their voice is drowned out by the waves that crash onshore. The Meaning Behind Apatite
While its name comes from the Greek word meaning deceit, Apatite takes its power from the opposite. This is a stone that soothes with its strong commitment to truth. Although Apatite glimmers with ocean colours, it is actually a stone that resonates with Gemini and a breath of fresh air. It connects to the throat chakra, inviting you to live in the light and free flow of truth always. Apatite Stone Benefits A stone of deep sensory healing, Apatite keeps us fresh and focused while inviting space, security and the sanctuary to flow with ease. Here are the benefits of this bright and beautiful stone. Calm Communication
Rather than inviting you to use the truth as a mighty sword or a fierce shield, it instead lends itself well to diplomacy, ensuring that you live within authenticity without the need to fight. Social Ease
If you struggle with being seen or feeling heard, then Apatite helps you to stake your claim in the world and step out with confidence. The power of having a voice that can be heard, the claimer of truth and knowledge, and the re-awakened zest for a creative life all feed into the beautiful cycle of Apatite granting you that social ease. Awaken Creativity
Nicknamed the Stone of Manifestation, Apatite is also a stone that helps awaken your creative zest and find bright new solutions to old and dull problems of the heart and soul. If you feel like you are overarching in a solution, Apatite will bring you gently down, if you aren’t reaching high enough – it will encourage you to leap into loftier realms. Strengthen the Body
Along with spiritual visons and mental magic, Apatite also helps to strengthen the body. It works to boost the metabolism, reducing hunger pangs and ensuring you have the sage strength to eat healthily. Apatite also helps the cells regenerate and encourages the bones to soak up calcium ensuring strength and vitality from tip to toe. How to Use Apatite Whether in jewellery, tucked beneath the pillow or on an altar in a sacred space - keep Apatite close by so you need never to step out without the calming beauty of the blue. As a Jewel Apatite in jewellery is a joy thanks to its iridescent shades of blue and green. For those who adore ocean-inspired shades, Apatite makes for a beautiful stone set around your neck, your wrist or even your ring finger. Having it close by is an instant pick me up and a visual reminder to always speak your mind.
To Set Intention
As Apatite is a Stone of Manifestation, one of the best ways to use it is to set intentions to see you through. Create a space for healing, returning to nature for our altar offerings and opting for sage and herbs and freshly picked shells or flowers. Sit quietly at your altar and hold the stone as you let all those negative thoughts seep away. Breathe in the positive power of Apatite and let the negative be carried away like driftwood on the shore.
Amenei turns to his wife. "Can you feel that energy? This is coming from our baby."
Shukura starts to cry as she is wondering what has she created.
"My sweet, do not cry; everything will be alright." He holds his wife's hand firmly. She. becomes hysterical, sobbing hard and loud, and barely audible "My love, please forgive me, I have wronged you."
"Oh no, my sweet, it is me that has wronged. I have failed you but I promise I will be the man that you deserve."
Shukura continues to cry silently, as she knows the truth. Amenei is getting a sense that his wife does have a conscience, maybe there's hope.
"My lady, you can push now! You are now fully dilated and it is time to birth your baby," states the doctor.
An excerpt from my latest novel The Oracle of Eshe: Serial