Entries tagged with “Moon”
These four crystals, plus a potent ritual, can help you tap into the powerful energy of the full moon.
The full moon offers a potent time to create rituals.
This goddess encourages us to courageously churn the oceans of our inner selves, to explore the painful feelings and old traumas in our psyches and let them teach us something.
The effect of the full moon on sleep patterns.
Try this free writing journaling practice coinciding with the moon phases.
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Because the moon feels loved, she lets our eyesfollow her across the field, steppingfrom her clothes, strewn silkglinting in furrows. Feeling loved, the moon lovesto be looked at, …
"Take a pause around the full moon (ideally within three days of it) to reflect on what you might be ready to let go of, and gently cleanse it from your mind and body with this simple meditation practice."
An audio meditation for the full moon.
A ritual bath for self reflection and integration of our shadow selves.
The new moon, fully inhabiting the shadow, offers a potent time for exploring gratitude for the rhythms of life.
Julie Peters, the author of Secrets of the Eternal Moon Phase Goddesses, shares her wisdom on building a moon practice.
Draw sacredness into your life whenever you need it with simple intentional rituals.
An audio meditation for letting go and moving on.
On the full moon, create a ritual that has meaning for you.
Julie Peters shares her personal ritual for the new moon.
“New moons are related to water and fertility. Metaphorically, in the dark of the new moon, we pause to consider our desires, set intentions, and think about what we might want to put our energy into as the moon waxes towards full.”
New moons are traditionally about planting seeds, setting intentions for what you desire. They are not times to take any action—not yet—but rather times to pause, to si…
Try this audio meditation for slowing down the mind.
A preview of Moon Meditations: 16 Nights for Desire, Heartache, and Connection
Does it help to be able to see your seeds?
"to turn the world inside out, this / delicate force that sometimes hugs / itself so tightly, the fears seem to break"
“You move with / spirit and grace, / and the stars / bow down”
"if you nodded at him, or not, / chattering words to / a patience prayer, over and over."
The poems and prose in Amanda Torroni's new book, Stargazing at Noon, unfold in moon phases, beginning with a fullness, then purging. This poem, Wild Thing, is from the full moon phase.
Use the waning moon as an opportunity for release.
The cycles of the moon offer potency to anything we set into motion. The sweetness is there for the taking.
This past weekend, there was a solar eclipse—starting the new moon in Virgo. A new moon finds its way between the sun and the Earth and when is blocks out the sun, the solar eclips…
As another year comes to a close and we look forward to new beginnings, this is the perfect time to reflect on what is working in our lives and what is not.
The sixth night from the new moon is presided over by Vajresvari Nitya—the Tantric Goddess of Intoxication. She is dressed all in red, the color of desire, sitting on a lotus flowe…
Humans have a love affair with the moon. And rightly so. This beautiful celestial body has been the subject of fascination from ancient times—in mythology and folklore—…
Learning how to tap into the phases of the moon can be a powerful practice.
While many focus on what to do in the new year, here are some powerful ways of being to herald in 2019.
This is a potent time for honoring the darkness that surrounds us, seeking the wisdom it holds, and creating space for light that is making its way into being.
If you feel especially pulled by the moon, it’s helpful to know what phase it is in and plan, or adjust, accordingly.
Over the last couple of years, I’ve been tuning into the energetic cycles of the moon. I find that a mindful nod to the moon in my yoga practice can be very nourishing, and shine…