Big Holy Day Season Sale and More Great News!

Star Riparetti

Dear Beautiful Friends and Galactic Family,

First of all- Happy Holy Days!  To help celebrate, and encourage your gift giving, we are offering a 22% discount on EVERYTHING!  And in ADDITION to that discount, to make shopping with us even more enticing, we are offering a free Angel Rejuvenation Spray with every 5 sprays that you order!  The 22% discount will show up on your invoice.  The free Angel Spray will not, and our trusty and fabulous Customer Happiness representative and bottling and shipping Goddess, Roslyn, will know to add it for every 5 sprays you order.  (If you order 10 you will receive two free Angel Sprays, etc)  - Remember - these will NOT show up on your invoice.

And speaking of Roslyn, it's been a wild and crazy fun time here at Star Essence. Ros came to visit Hot Springs, AR in September, and guess what - she has moved here!!! Holy Awesomeness!  We are so Happy!  She made the decision shortly after she left here and she found and purchased a sweet condo in Hot Springs Village.  We are doing a happy dance. We know what an asset she will be for our community, and especially to Star Essence.  It is so great to have her here, where she can enjoy the clean air, the most fabulous clean, pure, drinking water, gorgeous landscape on country roads with no traffic, great hiking and biking, the most amazing crystalline Lake Ouachita, and the list goes on. Our holistic community continues to grow, and I am so grateful.

And speaking of G R A T I T U D E-, The day after Thanksgiving, and the day after Ros moved here (she is quick!) We had a “3 Amigas Floral Summit”. My dear friend Barbara drove here from Kansas to help us with a whole bunch of technical stuff. We powered out for two days and got a lot done, had fun doing it, and managed to go out on the lake for sunset, moonrise, and an eagle visitation, and saw the fabulous light show at Garvan Gardens. Barbara helps us all the time remotely, and it was so great to have her here in person.  We are a super team!  This all bodes very well for Star Essence.  We are looking forward to 2024!  Stay connected as this new year unfolds. There are a few photos of us below.

Please be sure and take advantage of the big sale we are having for your gift-giving pleasure, and consider shopping with other small businesses during this Holy Day season.  This sale will go until midnight December 16.  And remember, Free Shipping on orders over $88.00!

Joy To The World and May Peace Prevail!Infinite Abounding Love and Great Gratitude to All Y'all,


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Timely essence helps us navigate time (and timelines and timelessness)

Star Riparetti
It's About Time.  That's the name of our newest flower essence from Thyme.
The Thyme was in super  full bloom.  I walked by and admired it  several times each day, and each time it asked me  to make it's essence.  This little flower,,,, was it really that significant? A common herb?  What are you about? 
I'm About Time..It's About Time.
That seemed too obvious, and a bit trite.
Thyme Laughs, then goes on to talk about these times, that time, some time, any time, your time, my time, all the time…

Then more information emerged. It says, there is no time. And laughs again, as I remember 30 years ago having this conversation with Roger Valencia in Peru, about time and no time.
Thyme flower goes on to say it's about the folding of time, about no time, about the new timelines and simutaneous timelines and  how to stay balanced in them.  How to use time, bend time, stretch time…. because it's all now.  Presence!
“Life is only available in the present moment.”  
Thich Nhat Hanh
So I made the essence.  And- it was Summer Solstice!  Perfect.
Interesting thing, when I finished cutting the flowers it seemed there were just as many in bloom as when I began.  Then,.  a week later there was not one blossom to be found.  It was complete.  Timing!  That most important time, the moment of bloom.
Thyme flower in bloom
Thyme shows up in the bible.  Thyme is considered a life changing herb, when eaten. 

So what is it about?  What will taking this Thyme essence do?
It can take you into a higher timeline.  It's time to get to that place where we have reverence for all life.   As we continue to raise our vibrations, we continue to raise the vibrations of everyone around us.  There are many ways to do this.  Food, high vibe blessed water, exercise, breathing techniques, color,  thoughts, and the list goes on.  Essences.  Taking essences everyday, so that not only is our vibe getting higher, so is anyone we come in contact with.  Even when we are walking around the grocery store or wherever, we are beaming our light, in service to the light.   The Thyme essence- It's About Time- helps us to shift into a different timeline.  A more rarified vibrational field where we can access new skill sets, and mind sets and HEART sets.

Timelines are splitting and merging and overlapping.
It's About Time (yes, that IS the name of the essence!) we transform and think with our hearts, to benefit family, friends, and all of humanity.   This Thyme essence will help open our heart.  As Thyme opens our heart chakra we become more tolerant and patient and more able to give and receive love.  We can be present and heart-full.  
Thyme can help us move into a vortex of timelessness.

It's about Time, the Thyme essence, can also be used when there is the feeling of not enough time.  It can alter our perception of time, which allows it to speed up or slow down.  It is useful for those who have issues with time.  It can help those who struggle with “dead”lines, and race the clock.  The Thyme essence helps dissolve our confinement into one timeline. This can help create a more grace filled life, as it helps us adapt to changes (especially time line shifts and the changes which are rampant right now)

There is a quantum convergence as we are rapidly shifting from both our individual as well as collective timelines. The Thyme essence, It's About Time, helps us navigate this noble adventure.  In the new timelines we can more easily comprehend the sacred knowledge from the realms of illumined truth and the patterns of perfection.  The elemental kingdom abides in more rarified pulsations and frequencies of light, and in the new timelines they are more tangibly available than ever before.  We can collaborate in new ways. This is very exciting!

During these challenging Times…. The Thyme essence brings us to a higher vibe and reminds us that we are capable of finding our own equilibrium. We can remain balanced in simultaneous timelines.  It helps to  ground us in the present moment, and embrace the ever moving wave of change in our lives.

What we are sensing as time seeming to pass faster and faster is actually the higher, lighter energy planes which we are ascending into. Our linear time with clocks and calendars is collapsing as  our planet approaches the timeless continuum where everything is a series of simultaneous happenings.

We can stay in the higher timelines (that are elusive, uncharted territories of the new dimensions).
It's there that we always respond with love.

Navigate time, with this Thymely essence.
It's About Time  ~ for us to be present.  Presence- a conscious and persistent transformation of the now moment into a desirable moment.

Note: The original alchemists defined Alchemy in terms of time consciousness- (instead of defining it as substance conversion)  The most significant thing they sought to manifest were purified upgraded and perfected substances by changing thought patterns.  They sought to upgrade themselves  on a spiritual level.

Take Thyme.  It's About Time!

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Crimson Clover

Resilience ~ A brand new essence ~ from Arklantis!

Star Riparetti
Dear Friends and Galactic family,
Big News!
We have a new essence that wants to be released right now.  It's called Resilience, and it is made from the Crimson Clover.  The fun back story of how it showed up and the magic of making it is at the end of this newsletter.  This essence is for resilience in all octaves.  Resilience is perhaps one of our most useful  attributes we can have, and this essence supports that.   We are receiving so many new codes and energies.  Someone recently called them honeydew drops of light. (Love that!)
The Resilience Flower Essence helps make a soft landing for these new energies. It's also very grounding and expanding at the same time.  It allows us to absorb gently the light that is coming in and lighting us up.  I'm feeling this essence is beneficial to nearly everyone.  There is a saying that we often teach what we need to learn.  I often make what I need to take lol.  (Before I even know I need it).  I am personally very grateful for this essence!!!!
Our special for this newsletter is: - Buy any 3 essences or sprays and receive a free Resilience essence.  Or buy 3 resilience essences and get the 4th one free- it's nice to give them away to your friends and family!  And yes, if you purchase 6 you get 2 free, 9 gets 3 free etc. The free ones won't  show up on your invoice, and Roslyn, our happiness representative, will know to send it to you. ( phone/text (413) 695-1116 to contact her )
Remember the Lions Gate is 8-8…. Resilience will be a nice essence to have to help integrate those rarified energies we will receive. This special is good through August 15.  Here is the full description of the Resilience Essence:
The capacity to gracefully recover and adapt, during times of great change.
The ability to absorb the new energies, and share them.  The Crimson Clover Flower Essence - Resilience- is very useful during this time of heightened and expanded energies that are ushering in the rapid evolution and ascension that we are experiencing on our planet earth (and throughout the galaxies)
This essence will assist us in maintaining balance as we receive new codes of light and expanded awareness that are moving us into Christ Consciousness.  
It will help us integrate the surges of light from the higher realms. It will help to energize and stabilize us as we feel our spiritual gifts being enhanced as we make these wondrous shifts.

Helps with symptom that come from solar flares- so we can absorb these new frequencies gracefully. It supports and encourages the transition/evolution of our nervous system and electrical system as we transcend into higher consciousness. It brings grace during expansion. 

On a physical level it works with cycles and things dealing with blood.  It is associated with the heart chakra and over lit by Mother Mary.
Quick Tip:  Remember you can put essences right in your water bottle to sip on, and also in your bath.  I keep One Heart on my counter and put it in many things that I prepare to eat, especially things for a pot luck.  
The Fun back story about making the fabulous Resilience essence:
The strong feeling from even before I made this essences it is that it needs to come out and be available SOON..  Sometimes it can take a year or more before an essence is ready to be released.  This essence was clear that it wanted to come out right away. It called to me, in the sweetest ways. Someone asked if I had a Clover essence.  No.  Shortly after that a lovely little girl gave me a flower at the First Friday Art Walk and I held it for a long time. At some point  I asked if anyone knew what it was. Someone had an app- and there it was~ Scarlet Clover.  Suddenly I saw it  growing everywhere.  It was that magical moment of bloom.  The information as to what it was about kept coming in as a feeling, and the feeling kept getting stronger - and the urgency.
I wasn't sure where I would make it.  It was growing a lot along the main roads.  The day I was heading out to make it I said a prayer to have this be easy, and - right at the end of the driveway of the portal was a stunning and pristine patch of it. Literally LOL!  I had not seen it there before!  Another one of those “Normicles”  (our new favorite word for miracles and syncronicities.)
I made the essence and it was, as always, Blissful. (and so easy) I sat with it in the energy of the Star Portal for quite awhile, receiving blessings.  This  essence is quite amped up.  I was making notes about how the essence was feeling, and kept wondering what it's name was.  What was something that would describe this important essence? I kept feeling like there was a word.  Then, one of those 4AM written in neon moments came RESILIENCE.   It was so right on!  That was the one word description!   Now I'm hearing that word everywhere I go.
How blessed we have an essence to support resilience!.  Making an essence is a very high experience, and the very best part of being an essence producer.  Then to get a label and get it on the website - those technical details that are NOT my forte. Wonderful friend Barbara Jennings who has been doing our labels says she can not only make the labels for the Resilience essence - she will also study Shopify (our online store)  and learn how to get it on the website (and a whole bunch of other stuff that we want to do on our website.) Prayer answered!!! In the best possible way. Barbara has also been my emotional support as well as problem solver during my technical meltdowns.  I am so grateful for all of the fun signs, and most especially, for the support showing up- Barbara Jennings and Roslyn Segal, our chief happiness agent and bottler and shipper extraordinaire.
That's the long story to tell you that the Resilience essence is ready.  There  is another new essence coming - and the Resilience~ Scarlet Clover,  was not willing to wait, and so everything has come together to make that happen.  
And congratulations for reading this whole long newsletter lol.  XOXOXOX

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Collective Focus // Deep Breath {Sneak Peak}

Star Essence
Deep Breath // Divine Inspiration; Inhaling and Exhaling

Let’s all take a deep breath together. I invite you to pause, close your eyes and take a deep inhale and then a deep exhale.

Conscious breathing is simply the act of being aware of ones breath. The average person at rest takes close to 1,000 breaths per hour. If we can become aware of our breathing for even just a few minutes each day, many of us will feel immediate positive effects.

There are many different breathing techniques, some conscious breathing is designed to be calming and anxiety relieving, some is designed to warm your body, some to give you energy and still others to put you to sleep. The list of possible benefits from breath work is seemingly endless. Kelsea's favorite breathing practice is box breathing. The simple act of inhaling for 4 seconds, holding for 4 seconds, exhaling for 4 seconds, holding the exhale for 4 seconds and starting again. Illustrated here:

Star believes that all the different breathing techniques have one thing in common, they help raise our vibration. A higher vibration supports our immune system, our lungs and so much more.

The Deep Breath essence is made from eucalyptus because it helps us breathe. Deep Breath and of course the eucalyptus essential oil (found in Super Immune Spray) support our lungs. According to Louise Hay (Heal Your Body), lung issues can present around the emotion of grief. There is a lot of grief in the world right now, and grief is a frequency that can lower your vibration.

Taking the Deep Breath flower essence daily can be the reminder we need to keep breathing deeply. We suggest using it to creating tiny breathing rituals throughout your day. Maybe it's 3 breaths before opening your inbox. Or engaging in conscious breathing the entire time you listen to the morning news. Think about what works for you and what will best support you.

A final note from Star. Breath is also about connection. It can take us out of our ordinary mind. It can take us to higher states of consciousness. She would like to share a simple breath that has served her well for over the last couple of decades.

It’s a breath about service.

Service to ourselves, and to mother earth.

It’s called Planetary Acupuncture and she was introduced to it by Martin Gray. You can listen to an audio recording of this practice here.

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What's Your Soul Purpose in this Lifetime?

Star Essence

Post written by Beth of Sacred Moon Herbs / Pictures of Star by Annabel of Belathee

Linda, my hypnotherapy teacher in school many moons ago placed this thought in my mind & it's stuck w/ me for 20 years now. "In this very moment, you are doing the best you can." She applied this to everything for everyone over & over & over again throughout that semester. When a student would raise their hand & said something like, "But what about when someone murders someone?" And again she'd say, "In that very moment they were doing the best they could." (She had worked w/in the prison system in California for many years prior become a teacher at our school & had in fact worked with many murderers over the decades.)

Some of you may be quite clear on this. Others might change their course several times throughout life. Many might have zero clue how to answer this question. We are all on our own paths in life. We are all humans & all different at the same time. What she was really trying to do was drive home that what our "best" in one moment will be different than the next. As human beings, all of us know that some days are better than others in life. All of us know that there are moments in our lives where we have said or done something that today when we reflect back we think, "I can't believe I ever did that." Typically after that thought comes regret, maybe fear of others knowing & often times guilt over something we cannot go back & change as time flows on always. This is an experience ALL human beings experience.


Hopefully we are all able to learn from those moments & move forward on our highest path. Sometimes I feel like that path is super straight in life just like I35 in Texas. Other times in life I feel like a ship lost at sea searching for direction. In the last 10 years when I felt like that ship, I would work with this flower & gem essence ~ Soul Purpose.

This is vibrational medicine and tunes you into the frequencies...kinda like how a radio can pick up waves in the how I always explain essences to others. This formula has sometimes gently pushed me in directions & other times I feel shoved whenever I let fear block my path. But time & time again, Soul Purpose has realigned me back to the reason I've come to this planet at this time on Earth.

Many of our customers have worked with Soul Purpose over the last 7 years & have shared their stories with us. Sometimes the stories were just a slight nudge they needed, other times their entire lives changed quickly. So if you feel like you want to get clearer on your Soul Purpose path in this lifetime, drop by Moon & pick up a bottle. We think you'll be quite pleased you did! Here's to living your Soul Purpose in this Lifetime.

Post written by Beth of Sacred Moon Herbs / Pictures of Star by Annabel of Belathee

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Star's Jun Tea

Star Essence
Jun Tea has become one of my favorite beverages. Unlike Kombucha it's fermented with honey and uses green tea instead of black. It's also not quite so carbonated, a plus for those of you who like me - don't love bubbles.
I've linked the recipe I've been using below!

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Star's Story About Holy Harmony

Star Riparetti

A fun story about the Holy Harmony Spray -

Recently I gave a little flower essence talk at our local raw food potluck and I left a bottle of Holy Harmony Spray for my friend Janis who was the hostess. About a week later I got tagged on Facebook from Janis's sister saying I was the star of the weekend. Then I received a text from Janis saying call me and I’ll tell you why you were the star.

Come to find out there was a 48 hour film project and it was on Janis’s sisters bucket list to make a movie. Apparently she didn’t even have a movie camera. Well, everything came together and they pulled together a team of 7 to make the movie (which had to be written, scripted, acted, filmed, edited and turned in in 48 hours). The guys doing the filming were 20 years old, which meant the group ranged from age 20 to 67. They called themselves the Generation Gap.

At one point they came to an impasse where they thought it just wasn’t going to happen. Janis pulled out that bottle of Holy Harmony and sprayed everyone, and soon after they came to terms again. That happened a few times, and each time they sprayed the Holy Harmony and got through. They made the movie, and got it turned in on time. And guess what they called the movie? Holy Harmony!!! I got to go to the screening, and it was so fun!

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Taking a Moment

Star Essence

How does the saying go? "Big things come in small packages.”

A few weeks ago we posted on Instagram about how much more we notice when we slow down, at the time we noticed the tiny rainbows shimmering off of the side of an amethyst in the window. We’ve been trying to remember to slow down, to notice the little things, to appreciate our surroundings more since then. This itty bitty flower was recently one of those things.

While eating breakfast outside on an unseasonably and rare warm morning recently I looked down and noticed a small patch of greenery in the mostly brown yard. Upon closer inspection I noticed the tiniest purple flowers tucked neatly amongst the leafy greens. A sign of spring!

This sweet discovery prompted a slow stroll around the rest of the yard to see what else was growing out here that I hadn’t noticed from afar. I was rewarded with a treasure trove of resilient, determined bright green curly-q shoots, tiny purple and yellow blooms low to the ground, a few bright red blossoms hiding behind a lifeless bramble, all launching a colorful, minuscule, campaign for spring.

This 15 minutes changed my whole perspective on my day. There is so much life all around us every day that we don’t notice. We often remark on how abrupt the seasons change when really it’s that we hadn’t taken the time to observe the minute changes happening around us.  As a person who often feels starved for color, flowers, and growth in the winter, all it took was a walk around my yard and a closer look to find what I thought wouldn’t be here for weeks or more was right in front of me.

This also serves as a gentle reminder: too often we sit waiting for a sign that what we want has arrived. We wait for the big, loud, notification that it’s the perfect time NOW only later do we realize that what we were searching for was right in front of us we just had to get outside of our comfort zone and look closer or listen harder.

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Peyote and the Moment of Bloom

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A dear friend of mine has a peyote plant that was gifted to him around 10 years ago. I often say hello to this little peyote plant as I walk by it when I visit my friend and his lovely wife at their home. He has spoken to me about this plant numerous times; he loves it and has a deep connection with it. One of the times that we were talking about the plant he told me that it had bloomed shortly after he received it years ago but it has not bloomed since then.

One day, I received a picture from his wife and the peyote plant had bloomed! The window of bloom was small and it had closed up shortly after it had opened that same day. Would it open back up? Was there a possibility of making a peyote essence? I went over to visit the plant and this is what I saw (pictured below). There were two buds.

There was the one that had already bloomed and was finished but there was also a second one and it looked like there was a possibility of another moment of bloom!

As we observed the buds I talked to my friend and he shared more about how much he loved this sacred plant and together we wondered if it would bloom again.

I had company coming over that night so I went home and occupied myself with cleaning up the house and preparing dinner and then I got the call. The flower was open! At first I thought this was not a good time! I was in the middle of preparing dinner for company that was supposed to be coming over. But the peyote flower was saying, “It’s time. Now is the time.”

I dropped what I was doing - forget cleaning the house for my company, they would understand. This was more important!

I began searching for the bowl that I use to make essences but it was nowhere to be found. Instead, seemingly out of nowhere, another one appeared...  I found small glass bowl that I had never used before. I couldn’t remember where it had come from and it was beyond perfect for the job. The perfect synchronicity. I am SO GRATEFUL!!!

I immediately went to their house, and we proceeded to easily and gracefully make the peyote essence together. The bowl that I had found in place of my usual bowl was a different shape; it was rounded and it curved in at the top. This turned out to be the ideal shape for making this essence because I didn’t want to cut the flower for this one. We gently poured the water over the flower and the way that the bowl curved perfectly inward directed the flow of water over the flower and into the bowl, avoiding any water that had touched any dirt or anything but this sacred bloom in a way that wouldn’t have worked so perfectly had I brought my usual bowl. More magic.

While we were making this essence we made the connection that the person who had gifted my friend this peyote plant 10 years ago had been on one of my trips to Peru and has taken my flower essence course! Somehow we had not put this together before and we wondered… had she (unconsciously) given him this plant for this moment 10 years later so that we could make this essence? Enchanting to ponder.

Right after I took this essence I felt my DNA spinning in my spine and on up to my head and out and then spinning out in a tube torus. One day I will aim to create an illustration of that. I also felt an inner smile grow within and then spread into an outer one. I actually got all giggly. The way this essence (as with most essences) will affect you will depend on where you are at the time. They seem to know you and take you where you need to go.

After making the essence a bubble appeared at the top of the bloom. The first photo shows a reflection, which seems to validate the flowering back to yourself. In second one I see an angel, which feels like the deva of the peyote showing herself.

After we finished making the essence this is the passage that came to my friend:


Strong as thunder where principles are concerned.
Gentle as the spring rain where Love is concerned.
~ Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri (Yogananda’s guru)


Ask questions when you take this essence, form intentions, and affirm your desire to learn. Then listen. The peyote flower essence fosters a greater connection to our higher selves, our source. It helps us receive guidance and messages from our angels. Can aid in increased mental alertness as well as performance and creative problem solving by working with the brain, pineal, and pituitary. This essence can be used in ceremony for a new stratosphere of experience.

Tap into our truth. Flower back to ourselves. Endurance, empathy, insights, clarity.

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Making the Novaculite essence

Star Riparetti
Taking the Novaculite essence can help us release the things that we are attached to (or that are attached to us) that no longer serve us.

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