You use the crystal ball as a focusing device to center yourself, relax your thoughts, concentrate, and “see” from a greater perspective than your typical consciousness permits when you crystal ball gaze. However, this is only one step in the process. Interpreting what you see is just as vital, if not more crucial, than “seeing” the information itself. Some people believe that the images in the crystal ball are accurate representations that can be taken at face value. It’s quite obvious if you gaze into your crystal ball and see your lost wallet in your top drawer. Look in the top drawer for your misplaced wallet. Strong first impressions are frequently this straightforward as well.
Most people, on the other hand, receive all or part of their reading in the form of symbolism. If you ask your crystal ball what you can do to improve communication with someone and it tells you to get them a rabbit, that doesn’t mean you should go get them a rabbit. It could indicate that you should approach this person with caution and that they are hesitant. In this situation, the rabbit serves merely as a metaphor. Allowing your rational mind to wander and free-associate is the best approach to deal with symbols. In this situation, consider what a rabbit represents to you. Allow any associated thoughts or feelings to emerge without being censored. What characteristics does a rabbit possess? Consider yourself a rabbit and see how you feel. What does it make you think of? What other memories do you have of rabbits? As you continue to do this, you may discover that just one rabbit can teach you a lot about how to communicate with this person.
Everything can become a symbol for us if we have the right perspective, which we can apply in our readings and daily lives. When you start working symbolically, you’ll notice everything around you in a whole new light! You can learn from this event if you modify your perspective. Examine your life’s coincidences, since they may lead to the unknown. Even while any symbol might have an infinite number of interpretations, each unique to the person who perceives it, it can be instructive to investigate how others interpret symbols.
Here’s a list of typical symbols that have been used in all types of scrying and divination, not just crystal ball gazing. You can look up the meanings of these symbols in the chart if you notice them in your reading. Use the symbolic translation if it means something to you. You can also use these definitions as stepping stones to create your own.
Joy, health, and wealth
Abundance if full, else lack of abundance if empty
Freedom if uncaged, else entrapment if caged
Related to health
Sense of security
Discovery, new beginning
A controlling influence
Ascending, a promotion
Romance, feminine energy
Financially well off
A controlling influence
Wedding, good fortune
Slow and steady
When you are reading and interpreting, it is critical to realize that you are making every effort to be accurate, yet you are flawed. You may be seeing something incorrectly or incorrectly. Your understanding may be entirely incorrect. The crystal ball has the potential to evolve into much more than a tool for fortune telling or divination. It can develop into a highly valuable tool for moving beyond our rational, linear minds’ expectations of how things should be. The crystal ball enables us to travel far beyond the intellect and the constraints it imposes on us and our world. We can use the crystal ball to transition from a world of structure and limitation to an unstructured and limitless world. We are liberated to use our thoughts more effectively and totally when we integrate the rational and intuitive. It’s as if we have a life without the boundaries that confine us. At the very least, crystal ball reading is eternally intriguing, since it introduces us to the world of imagination and dream, which is the source of all creativity.