November 30, 2020
PARTIAL LUNAR ECLIPSE // 11.30.20
TRANSFORM // Clear past energy and embrace your new journey.
Tonight we have both a full moon and a partial penumbral lunar eclipse - the last of four lunar eclipses in 2020. Lunar eclipses occur when the moon moves through the earth's shadow. These events often mark profound transformations in our lives and can encourage us to let go of things that no longer serve us. When we make space in our lives, new energy is able to flow and bloom.
To tap into the energy of this lunar eclipse, we suggest the following ritual. Feel free to moderate as you wish - the important thing is to do what feels right and true within yourself.
Cleanse your space with the purification tool of your choice, if you desire. Then, light your candle, and hold your crystal in your hands. Sit in silence for a few minutes. Breathe deeply. You can close your eyes while you do this, or meditate on the candle flame to help calm and center yourself. Ask the crystal for its energetic assistance in this ritual, and after.
When you're ready, grab your pencil and paper, and write out everything you’d like to release or transform in your life. When you're finished writing, light the paper on fire with the flame of your candle, and carefully place it in the fireproof bowl. As it burns, know with every fiber of your being that these things are being fully released or transformed in your life. Rinse the ashes down the drain of a sink, flush them down the toilet, or throw them out in a trash can outside of your house.
Next, if you safely can, bring your Eclipse Candle with you to your bathroom, and run a bath. If not, put the candle out before you leave the room. Pour your bath salts into the water and allow them to dissolve. Get in the bath and fully feel the warmth of the water against your skin. Close your eyes and surrender to the Eclipse energy. Know that this Eclipse will support you in this moment of transformation and release. Soak for at least 30 min, and when you’re ready, drain the bath, and put your candle out. Give thanks to the Moon for its energy during this ritual, place your crystal under your pillow, and head to bed knowing you’re fully supported by the Universe.
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December 07, 2020
SUPERMOON - Shine bright this season with calla lily and sea salt 🌝
FULL MOON - Reflect on how far you've come this year and refine your path for the year ahead with relaxing lavender, rose and sassafras 🌕
WAXING MOON - Christmas falls during the Waxing moon phase this year; mark the occasion with invigorating eucalyptus, amber and moonflower and make your dreams a reality 🌔
September 01, 2020
Full Moon in Pisces - Sept 1-2, 2020 10:23 PM PT // 12:23 AM CT // 1:23 AM ET
This Full Moon, as we know, is a time of celebration, reflection, and completion. It's a time for self-love and appreciation. It's a moment of gratitude for all of the things we've been given, have earned, and have worked hard to create since the New Moon. The Full Moon helps illuminate the truth in our lives, expand our ways of thinking, and clear any remaining fog on our path.
This cycle, our Full Moon is in the sign of Pisces. The Sun and Moon oppose one another at the full moon, so we're looking at a Virgo vs. Pisces opposition. Finite, concrete reality vs. Infinite, intuitive ether. The energy of Pisces may have us in a dark, murky, and emotional headspace (stuck in ALL the feels,) but thankfully the practical energy of Virgo should help us to stay grounded in reality, even if it feels like we have to fight to keep our grasp on logical thinking.
Pisces has come to remind us to consider our spiritual and emotional states. If they've been left by the wayside recently, this is your opportunity to release any negative habits around your spiritual and emotional hygiene practices (or lack thereof!) We're being called to find balance in our lives right now between the energies of Virgo and Pisces. This means finding ways to identify and express your spiritual/emotional needs while maintaining order and progress in your everyday lives. If one of these energies is unbalanced in your lives, you'll know it when you see it: it's either excessive orderliness or chaos.
August 17, 2020
Each lunar cycle, we're reborn. We have a fantastic opportunity to align with our intentions during the New Moon and integrate our experiences from the last cycle into our lives. This work rejuvenates our souls, so we are ready to dive back in with the beginning of a new cycle. We're called to consciously clear away any obstructions to our dreams, get clear on our intentions, and ask for divine assistance in making them a reality. This time is incredibly meditative and introspective. It's the perfect time of the lunar cycle to journal, meditate, create art, and connect with your inner and spiritual self. It is also an excellent time to release ideas, thoughts, beliefs, and ways of being that no longer serve us on our path.
This New Moon is in the sign of Leo. When the Moon is in Leo, it's an excellent time to focus on goals and intentions that mesh well with Leo's energy. For example, it's an amazing time to concentrate on ways to enhance our hobbies and creative endeavors, spice up our romantic lives, and maybe most importantly, focusing on building up our self-confidence and developing a healthy sense of pride in ourselves. This New Moon is the perfect time for indulging in Leo Season's energy by giving yourself the royal treatment re: self-care. Additionally, focusing on any passion projects you've yet to start will honor Leo's energy during this moon cycle. Leo aims to teach us the importance of assuming responsibility in our lives, giving of ourselves generously to others, and taking pride in our souls' uniqueness.
This New Moon is the perfect time to meditate upon Leo energy, and how it shows up in your life. Leo is an incredibly expressive fire sign, which can be described as proud, generous, warm, authoritative, caring, noble, and open to life. Where in your life can you start to cultivate these energies more fully? How could you improve your life by incorporating some of these things into your personality? When setting your intentions for this New Moon, take into consideration the lessons of this sign. Leo energy calls you to improve in these areas, to express your inner-child, and express yourself creatively without shame or restriction.