New Moon in Virgo Moonthly Lunar Report | Entering the Harvest Moon

The Harvest cycle represents the fruits of your labor so it’s important to take stock of what is happening and manifesting in your life. Are you proud of what is manifesting? Or would you like to shift it somehow? The best way to shift your energy into a higher frequency is gratitude. Begin to practice gratitude for the blessings that are already present in your life and you will expand your heart for more. The cards pull for the cycle show that there is an opportunity for renewal, support, and reconnection. Reconnect to your heart and take this cycle to ground yourself in your gratitude and allow the blessings to flow.

Mars is opposite Neptune on the 2nd. Be careful not to fool yourself or chase fantasies right now. This aspect has a sense of illusion and mystery around it. You might be feeling motivated towards a goal, but make sure it is aligned with your true intentions. It is also important not to rush things right now.

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A Blue Moon Renewing Bath Ritual with Coast & Clearing

The Full Moon on the 22nd of August is a Seasonal Blue Moon.

A seasonal blue moon is third or fourth full moon in a season. They are a reminder of your fullness and your magnetic power, and they also give us a powerful opportunity for renewal and rebirth.

This Blue Moon also takes place on the last day of the Lion’s Gate, which helps give power to the intentions we made on the new moon. This Blue Moons gives us what feels like a second chance to clear away what no longer serves us so we can begin anew, and step into the life we are wanting to create.

We are on the last months of Summer here in the Northern Hemisphere. Right now is a potent time to step into your goals and take action on your intentions. Especially as the Sun moves into the earthy sign of Virgo on the 22nd. You might find that just like gardening, before you can see any new growth, you must clear away what is blocking the path or light.

One powerful but sometimes overlooked way to release energetic obstacles and to cleanse the auric field is to use water! Water helps cleanse and clear our energy field as well as our minds so that we can focus on the path ahead and receive insights to help guide us. When we add salts, herbs, oils and crystals to the water, we add even more power towards our intentions.

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New Moon in Leo Moonthly Report | The Lion’s Gate and a Blue Moon

Happy New Moon!

Get ready! This new moon is a powerful one as it aligns with the 8/8 Lion’s Gate Portal. There is powerful energy beaming to earth right now in order to help humanity transcend to their next phase on a personal and global level.

 This is a powerful portal for activation and manifestation.

The star Sirius (known as our Spiritual Sun) rises in the eastern sky midsummer between July 28th and August 12th, but the 8th is considered the most potent day as the Sun and Sirius move closest to the earth aligning with Origin’s belt on that day.

The Lion’s Gate Portal paired with the Leo New Moon makes for a very potent time to dream big and manifest a new reality for yourself! There is a powerful surge of energy coming to earth right now bringing in huge opportunities for your growth and expansion.

This cycle also holds a Blue Moon, which can bring in more powerful opportunities for change and transformation. Blue Moons offer us a chance for a rebirth and renewal.

New beginnings are often associated with new moons, but this blue moon is giving you a chance to either find closure, or begin again with some aspect of your life. This one takes place in Aquarius helping you dream big and reach for your dreams if you can find a new way of looking at things.

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Corn Moon Full Moon Ritual | Creating an Abundance Bowl

Happy Full Corn Moon!

The Corn Moon represents a time of abundance and prosperity. It often falls around the first harvest of the summer season.

This full moon can create some tensions in relationships and partnerships due to the moon Quincunx Venus and Venus Opposite Jupiter. This can bring up some challenges between you and your partnerships if there is an imbalance of support.

The moon opposite Jupiter can cause overindulgence or escapism to take place. So use caution and awareness in your behavior right now.

The moon in Aquarius can increase your desire for freedom, improvement and progress. You might feel open to new ways of reaching your goals or intentions while keeping your eye on the future. It might be hard to stick to a schedule right now, but don’t let that stop you.

Go with the flow and celebrate your personal freedom by trying new things and celebrating where you are at. If you don’t take time to celebrate the small things, the small things can’t turn into bigger things!

For this full moon, we wanted to put together a spell to help open you up to abundance in your life. This is a passive spell, meaning you do it one night and then leave it on your altar until the intention manifests.

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New moon in Cancer | Welcoming in the Corn Moon Cycle

This new moon brings us into the Corn Moon Cycle. Summer is in full swing in the Northern Hemisphere and with that comes growth and expansion. All through this new moonth cycle you will feel the potential for positive change.

This cycle holds many opportunities to strengthen the stability in your partnerships, offer new ideas and perspectives and help you get going on any goals that might have been put to the side for some time.

Each new moon, using our planners, decks and astrology, we create the Moonthly Lunar Report.

On the 8th of this month, Venus squares Uranus which can make relationships feel restricted, you might be longing for a sense of personal freedom. If your relationship has been stuck in a rut, this aspect can help you get out of it!

The new moon in Cancer takes place on the 10th of July will help bring in a sense of belonging once again. The moon is most at home in the sign of Cancer and your focus may turn towards tending to your home and family as well.

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Solar Eclipse in Gemini Lunar Report | Entering the Blessing Moon

The first solar eclipse of the year takes place on the 10th of June in the sign of Gemini. A solar eclipse is an extra powerful new moon because the moon crosses in front of the sun, darkening it’s light. This solar eclipse is an annular solar eclipse, so not all of the sun will be darkened. Instead we will see a ring of light around the sun.

Solar energy represents the masculine, which is perfectly aligned and supporting the lunar feminine energy. The moon is in between the earth and sun in an exact alignment for a portal to open.

A solar eclipse gives us an important opportunity for a major rebirth. Solar eclipses impact the next 6 months, opening up opportunities to help us accelerate our progress. There are many new possibilities and timelines ahead. You are being asked to make conscious decisions to align to and step into the path that you truly desire.

A solar eclipse opens a portal and creates a threshold for you to cross.

You might feel yourself shifting in major ways this month. Embrace the new you and allow the old you to stay in the past. Remember that it might take some time for things to manifest into physical form. Continue to do the work, trust your intuition and allow the new frequencies to lift you up.

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5 Ways to Clear Cords During this Eclipse Season

5 ways to clear karmic ties During this Lunar Eclipse

Happy Lunar Eclipse & Honey Moon!

Things are getting a bit intense here as Saturn went retrograde on the 23rd, we enter the Eclipse Season with a super moon and experience Mercury’s retrograde on the 30th.

Saturn, the planet of karma and lessons is retrograde for the next 5 months in the sign of Aquarius. This is a time of karmic rebalancing. What you do during this time can project you forward in many of your goals, but you will need to have the self discipline to follow through. The lessons that come during this time are difficult, but the payoff will be worth it!

Mercury’s retrograde begins on the 30th of May. Mercury retrogrades usually have to do with miscommunications, technological issues, and delays. This one is square Neptune which adds another sense of illusion into the mix. This might make it hard to trust what others say. This could also be a time where propaganda, conspiracy theories or frauds are brought to the surface.

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Energies of May, New Moon, Full Moon Eclipse, the Influence of Taurus, Negotiating Ongoing Change

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The month of May in the northern hemisphere is traditionally associated with the power of the feminine goddess and the beginning of summer, both of which are celebrated at the Celtic festival of Beltane on May 1st each year.

This year May has got off to a somewhat cold and windy start with weather rather more reminiscent of early March than anything approaching summer. Despite this our garden and the countryside around us is resplendent with blossom and new vibrant green growth. Some warm sunshine would now be most welcome so that we can properly start in on the important summer job of mother tincture making.

The Energies of May

May promises to be a powerful and eventful month with a volatile energy flow that will highlight the themes of freedom and transformation.

Events are likely to be fast moving and possibly unexpected in nature so it will be important…

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May 2021 Astrological Influences & Ritual Recommendations

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We welcome May with the Gaelic celebration of Beltane, which marks the beginning of Mother Earth entering a new cycle of growth, fertility, and abundance. Although I do not practice or observe any Pagan or Wiccan/New Age holidays or rites, I do honor this blessed day by creating an abundant ritual altar of candles and flowers.    May 3rd, 2021: Last Quarter Moon in Aquarius will bring a strong desire for solitude. Sensitives and those developing their third eye will feel overloaded with psychic messages. Anxiety often heightens during this time. Excellent time to physically and spiritually cleanse the home. The combination of Agrimony Powder and Wormwood Powder illuminates and cleanses all surroundings. This nearly smokeless method of cleansing will be very satisfying under the influences of this Last Quarter Moon. More information and instructions can be found on the Smokeless “Smudge” Kit page.   If

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New Moon in Aries | Entering The Flower Moon Cycle

New Moon in Aries | Entering The Flower Moon Cycle | Spirit de la Lune

Happy New Moon in Aries!

This is our first New Moon of the spring season. The Aries energy offers us a chance to make a brave new start. To some, this might feel like a second chance.

This new moon is also in the middle of a Mars trine with Jupiter which brings in opportunities for abundance, good fortune, and positive energy.

We witness the Flower Moon during this cycle, and throughout the month of April we will feel more of the grounding Taurus energy take over. Though, the energy amps up a bit as we experience our first retrograde since February! This may cause many of us to undergo what feels like a transformation or rebirth.

Each new moon, using our planners and decks we put together the Moonthly Lunar Report to help us navigate the new moon cycle ahead.

A new moon in Aries ignites our imaginations and inspires us to be bold and daring with our intentions, giving us the energy needed to act on our goals.

Set an intention that challenges you to rise up and to grow and watch how much you truly do grow and expand this moon cycle! The new moon week is all about new beginnings and really visualizing new possibilities and opportunities that are available.

On the 13th the Sun sextiles Mars, who is the ruler of Aries, so this transit can really help illuminate your dreams and intentions and bring them into focus! This gives you a boost in your confidence, self esteem and courage.

This new moon is also in the middle of a Mars trine with Jupiter which brings positive energy, abundance and good fortune with it. This can also help you break free from the rut you may have been feeling while helping you make clear intentions you know you can follow through on.

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