Red Jasper nurtures and reminds people to be kind to each other. It provides strength, courage, determination for base chakra issues (e.g. security in the outer world). Increases energy, calms emotions. Howlite combines the power of reasoning with observation and patience, dispelling the energy of confrontation. Encourages tact. Lapis Lazuli balances forces so you can walk safely through the situation and is a stone of “initiation” connecting you to the protecting power of spirit.