Moon Phases

Blue Moon, Black Moon, Dark Moon, Blood Moon

If you're confused about these strange Moon names, you're not alone. Not only can their names be confusing, but their actual meanings can vary as well. Blue Moons This one is the one that most people are familiar with, but still...it has more than one meaning. Most people think of a Blue Moon as being… Continue reading Blue Moon, Black Moon, Dark Moon, Blood Moon

Moon in the Signs

Quickie Lunar Cheat Sheet

Here's a one-page easy to read Quickie Lunar Cheat Sheet that I want to share with all followers of the Moon. It very clearly shows every day that the Moon is each of the signs. It even shows New and Full Moons and Eclipse dates. Here are some other ways you can take advantage of… Continue reading Quickie Lunar Cheat Sheet

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Full Moon in Cancer ~ How Far Home?

The Full Moon in Cancer is a time of remembering home, family, and our roots. The conjunction of Jupiter to this Full Moon prompts us to think about how far we've traveled from our first home ~ and not necessarily in miles. I had a look at this Moon last night, standing in my back… Continue reading Full Moon in Cancer ~ How Far Home?

Capricorn, Rituals

New Moon in Capricorn Achievement Ritual

The New Moon of Capricorn occurs at the exact moment that the Sun conjoins the Moon in Capricorn. It is a fleeting moment that immediately starts to move out of conjunction. The astrological New Moon phase lasts from the moment of the New Moon until the Moon reaches 45 degrees ahead of the Sun, which… Continue reading New Moon in Capricorn Achievement Ritual

Planets and Signs

Astrological Picture Book ~ 3rd Decan Taurus and the 7 of Pentacles

There are two standard ways to read the minor arcana cards astrologically. One is through the decans, the three 10° divisions of each sign. The other is the Golden Dawn system, which assigns a planet in a sign to each of the minor cards. See Part 1 for reading reversed cards astrologically as retrogrades or… Continue reading Astrological Picture Book ~ 3rd Decan Taurus and the 7 of Pentacles

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New Moon in Libra ~ Life as Art

Happy New Moon in Libra! This New Moon always seems special. Maybe it's because when I think of Libra, I think of LOVE. Libra is the sign of long-term relationships, after all, and she is ruled by Venus ~ the goddess of love herself. The stereotypical Libra=Venus=Love connection doesn't do her justice, though. Libra is… Continue reading New Moon in Libra ~ Life as Art