New / Dark Moon in Gemini ♊︎ at 10:01 UTC 03-June-2019 According to AstroSeek, the organs influenced by this moon sign include shoulders, arms, hands, bronchial tubes and lungs. Click on the link for further zodiac sign-moon-organ correspondences for June. A New Moon is always a time of deep contemplation, and a time when we… Continue reading The New Moon in Gemini: embrace the duality
I had an interesting conversation recently with my father-in-law, a man of science and a former professor, now retired. He asked me how my writing was coming along with respect to this course. I mentioned that I was struggling somewhat with this month's theme. "Why?" he asked. I shared that in previous courses, virtually all… Continue reading Lunar Month Theme, 04-May to 03-June: Embracing Potential
The New Moon in Aries ♈︎ arrived on April 5th at 08:50 UTC, marking a new lunar month and the beginning of the astrological year This lunar month in our free course, 13 Moons, 13 Goddesses, we explore the Mother archetype and her complement, the Crone, which energetically reflect the coming Sabbats of Bealtainne (NH) and… Continue reading Lunar Theme: We are Mama Earth, Love the Earth, Love the Self
Some rituals are complex with many steps, but I love this simple ritual using an egg and a tree to hold the intentions of birthing new beginnings. I love this for any time of new beginnings, and especially at the Spring Equinox (which this year falls on March 20th) or at a New Moon. For… Continue reading Spring Ritual: Plant a Red Egg for New Intentions
At February’s New Moon, some choose a heart-centred theme ... and not just because of the celebrations of February 14th, marked by Valentine's Day and Aphrodite's feast day! The theme I shared for this lunar cycle — “forging sisterhood” — is a reflection of that: a desire to bond with like-minded individuals and SiStars as… Continue reading MoonDay Musings: You are stardust
Wisdom from Grandmother Moon February 5th, 2019, 1.9% illumination, Waxing Crescent Setting intentions at the New Moon... but when is the New Moon, and when do we set goals? Astronomers and astrologers provide detailed tables of the major moon phases: New Moon, First Quarter, etc. And many of us use these tables to plan our… Continue reading Setting intentions at the New Moon… but when is that?
Blessings on the New Moon in Aquarius... which is lunar Imbolc or Lughnasadh for some! My personal theme for this lunar month was inspired by the archetypes we are exploring in this new lunar month in our 13 Moons 13 Goddesses course: The Blood Sister and The Priestess, both strong archetypes for sororal solidarity, as… Continue reading New Moon, New Theme: Forging Sisterhood