Opal’s fire carries a spiritual energy that burns through attachments, wounds, and negative patterns. It can amplify your emotions, bringing semi-conscious patterns to the surface of your awareness to be dealt with. When these are cleared, it also amplifies joy.
The degree to which the process of emotional cleansing is painful is directly related to how much resistance you have to it. When working with opal, it is best to let go as thoroughly as possible and let the healing process take place as it needs to.