Monday, July 2, 2012

July Full Moon - Blessing Moon

July's Full Moon is called the Blessing Moon, Wort Moon, Moon of Claiming, Moon of Blood (because of mosquitoes), Maedmonat (Meadow Month), Hewimanoth (Hay Month), Fallow Moon, Buck Moon, or Thunder Moon.

It is a time for magick, divination, and dreamwork.  It is also a time of relaxation and a great time for personal meditation.  Incorporate water into rituals and spellcasting.


Pagan


Correspondences:
Colors: Green, silver, blue-gray
Gemstones: Moonstone, white agate, opals or pearls
Trees: Ash and oak
Goddesses: Juno, Venus, Cerridwen, Athena (Athene), Nephthys, Hel, Holda
Gods: Lugh, Khepera
Herbs: Mugwort, hyssop, lemon balm, honeysuckle, agrimony
Element: Water
Flowers: lotus, water lily, jasmine
Scents: pearl, moonstone, white agate
Nature Spirits: hobgoblins (small, grotesque but friendly brownie-type creatures), faeries of harvest crops
Animals: crab, turtle, dolphin, whale
Birds: starling, ibis, swallow
Power Flow: relaxed energy; preparing; succeeding.  Dream-work, divination, and meditation on goals and plans, especially spiritual ones


Sources:

Conway, D. J. Moon Magick: Myth & Magick, Crafts & Recipes, Rituals & Spells. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications, 1995. Print.

Wigington, Patti. "2012 Pagan/Wiccan Calendar." About.com Paganism / Wicca. Web. 04 Jun. 2012. <http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/holidaysandcelebrations/a/2012Calendar.htm>.

Wigington, Patti. "Blessing Moon." About.com Paganism / Wicca. Web. 04 Jun. 2012. <http://paganwiccan.about.com/od/moonphasemagic/g/Blessing_Moon.htm>.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for this information! I'm writing a full moon ritual for tonight, and this was really helpful! Blessings to you!

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