This is The Wolf Moon, also known as the Cold, Snow, or Winter Moon, is a time of protection and strength. While it is the first full Moon of the calendar year, in terms of nature it occurs in the middle of the cold winter season, a season of death and desolation. In these respects, the Wolf Moon can be seen as a time of both beginnings and endings. This is the time to start to consider what you want to plant and plan for the spring.
Monday, 25 February
This is the Storm Moon, also known as the Death or Quickening Moon, is a time to do magic for fertility and strength. In bygone days, it was a time of true hardship. This is also a time of cleansing both internally and externally. As such, it’s a great time to get rid of physical things you don’t need and any mental or emotional baggage. Continue reading →
Imbolc, is the festival of the lactating sheep.It is the time of Blessing of the seeds and consecration of agricultural tools. It marks the center point of the dark half of the year. It is the festival of the Maiden, for from this day to March 21st, it is her season to prepare for growth and renewal.
The Maiden is honored, as the Bride, on this Sabbat. Corn dollies and Brighid’s Crosses are traditionaly made on this Sabbat.
Home hearth fires are put out and re-lit, and a besom is place by the front door to symbolize sweeping out the old and welcoming the new. Candles are lit and placed in each room of the house to honor the re-birth of the Sun.
Ostara – 20th March
Ostara or Lady Day is when Spring reaches its midpoint, night and day stand in perfect balance with each other Continue reading →
The New Moon or Dark Moon is when the Moon is directly between the Earth and the Sun and therefore hidden. Time is from the day of, to three and a half days later. The Moon’s un-illuminated side is facing the Earth. The Moon is not visible (except during a solar eclipse).
This is a time of new beginnings and new undertakings, and magical workings should revolve around, new beginnings, new growth, regeneration, giving thanks, kicking bad habits or starting new undertakings.