One of my favorite things about crystals is that they often have their ways of letting you know they want to work with you. Interestingly, they also have their ways of letting you know the work is done.
Whenever someone asks me for advice about working with crystals, I often tell them to open their minds and their vibes and see what crystal catches their attention. That particular crystal will want to work with them.
In my spare time, I love to go to a local metaphysical shop with no crystal in mind and peruse all of the crystals to see which one I am drawn to. Once I find that crystal, I buy it, and go do my research on that crystal to see what the Universe wants to work with me on.
A crystal for a broken heart
I remember once being drawn to a piece of Rhodonite and I bought it, having no idea what it was used for. When I did my research, I learned that it is often used for bringing healing to a broken heart.
It didn’t make sense to me at the time because I was in what I thought was a happy relationship. However, a few weeks later, the relationship ended and I understood why that crystal had wanted to work with me. And yes, I was grateful for it.
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Crystals can also get rather aggressive when they want to work with you. I once had a crystal cut me and leave a splinter in my finger when I picked it up. Needless to say, I took that crystal home with me, as I knew that we had important work to do.
Signs the crystal’s work is done
But what about when the crystal’s work is complete? For example, I needed that Rhodonite for a particular period of time. Thank goodness my heart did not need healing indefinitely. Crystals will often give you a nudge that their work is complete and you should focus on something else.
You are no longer drawn to it. Sometimes you simply lose interest in a particular crystal. You may have felt comfort carrying it around or working with it for weeks and suddenly you no longer feel moved to be in this particular crystal’s energy.
You lose it. I’ve often seen people get distressed because a crystal fell out of their pocket or they could not seem to find their favorite crystal anywhere. My belief is that if it is lost, your work may be done — at least temporarily. Sometimes people find the crystal when it is time for them to work with it again. In some cases, another person finds it — and that person is who the crystal now wants — or needs — to work with.
You break it. Sometimes a crystal drops and cracks or falls apart or is damaged. In some cases, the energy is still there for you to work with, but you have to consider the possibility that the Universe is letting you know that it is time to move on.
You feel repelled by it. I haven’t seen this happen too often, but I have heard of cases where someone was drawn to a particular crystal at one time and later they felt strong negative emotions when they were around it. If this happens, I always say trust your intuition and get rid of it. One way to get rid of the crystal is to bury it outside and set the intention that its energy stay removed from your life.
You feel the urge to give it away. This happens when someone intuitively knows that another person in their life needs the crystal more. If it still wants to work with you, trust me, you won’t be having the impulse to part with it.