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The Full Moon

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What's unique about the full Moon time?:

Many people feel the energetic buzz of the Full Moon. What's cool to note, is that it always means the Sun and Moon are in opposite Zodiac signs. It's a super charged time, but also one of balance. The solar yang and the lunar yin are in harmony.

What to do?:

The Moon has been waxing (increasing), and if you set new Moon intentions, you're ready to act! In the hum of the jolty energies, there can be epiphanies about things that were vague desires at the new Moon. Make it real, with tangible actions, perhaps a ritual that signifies you're ready to integrate your intent.

What's the point?:

Every month, you have a chance to experience a fresh start. The Moon's waxing and waning is like the shortest hand on the cosmic clock. The intentions we set with the Moon can get specific, and match the traits of the sign that month.

This is a way to stay attuned to cosmic currents, and go with the flow. It's a constant in a chaotic time, that the Moon waxes and wanes. Each lunation is a chance to set new goals, and feel closer to a bigger mystery.

What's an intention?:

This word is used a lot, and is interchangeable with the word goals. Perhaps, though, it suggests an active engagement in what you're co-creating with the universe. Your intent is what you intend to create in your life.

Preparing for the full Moon.:

Each full Moon has a different intuitive feel, and any ritual you do could draw on the essence of the sign. As it approaches, you might gather photos, found objects, meaningful totems and place them with your intentions in a prominent place.

Time to Celebrate:

The full Moon often casts an exuberant vibe, making it a great time to have a party. This also opens the door for meaningful people to step into your life. But keep in mind that it can be intense, too. There's a reason why more patrolmen are sent out on full Moons! Take time to honor yourself in some way for any steps you took since the new Moon.

The Climax and the "Reveal":

Sometimes full Moons feel like the end of an Act in your ongoing life story. This is true both on the personal and the global scale. It's like in a movie where all the plot points are pulled together, and for a brief moment, you can see the interwoven whole. If you set intentions, the full Moon is a time when you begin to make out the path, and can take an exhilarating step forward. It is both a culmination and a time to act on something you've imagined. In the act of doing, you have brought an idea into reality, and made magic.
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