Agate is a stabilizing and protection stone. It promotes inner peace, and a clear and sober disposition. It stimulates spiritual growth through self-reflection, and allows one to step back so as to be more objective about many things. It promotes rational and logical thinking, to be more analytical, and therefor to be able to find more practical solutions to ones problems. Agate stimulates a secure feeling, and brings balance to mind, soul, and body. It is an excellent stone to wear throughout pregnancy (for both mother and child) for its protective qualities.