Anna Michelle Collar was born August 26, 1980 in Powell, Wyoming and grew up in Darrouzett, Texas. Anna had a passion for life and a smile that lit up any room she entered. Her friends and family remember her as always going out of her way to help others. She was diagnosed with leukemia on October 14, 2004 and lost her battle on December 22, 2004.
Monday, January 16, 2012
Stone Magic!!!!!!! "The Spirit Within"
History and Lore ofGarnet
Throughout time, there have been many ancient traditions and legends about thegarnet. In medieval times, the stones were thought to cure depression, protect against bad dreams, and relieve diseases of the liver, as well as hemorrhages. According to legend, Noah used a finely cut, glowinggarnet to illuminate the ark during those dark wet days and nights. Hebrew writers include thegarnetas one of the twelve gems in Aaron’s breastplate. Christian tradition considered the blood-redgarnetas a symbol of Christ’s sacrifice. The Koran holds that thegarnetilluminates the Fourth Heaven of the Moslems. The Greeks said it guarded children from drowning. It was also thought to be potent against poisons.