Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Last Quarter Moon phase

"I'm one with the Goddess
and open to Her Wisdom."

23rd Day of the 11th Lunar Cycle
Ruled by Medusa
Lunar Tree Cycle of Gort/Ivy
20th Day of the Celtic Tree Cycle
of  Gort/Ivy
Moon Phase: Last Quarter - 11:30PM EDST
Moon sets: 2:06PM EDST
Moon rises: 11:55PM EDST
Moon in the Cardinal Water Sign
of  Cancer
Ceridwen's Cycle of the Moon
Lunar Meditation: Sources of comfort.
Sun in Libra
Sunrise: 7:34AM EDST
Sunset: 6:36PM EDST
Solar Question for the Day: "What
areas of your life need hard or steady
work right now?"
Lughnasadh (Gwyl Awst) Quarter
of the Year
October 19th, 2011

Last Quarter Moon - The moon is 21 to 24.5 days from the New Moon. It is also 270-315 degrees ahead of the sun. The crescent shape turns westward, to the realm of death. The power of the moon is now waning, being drawn inside for later use. Cast spells now requiring resolution or for something to
be concluded. The waning moon is used for banishing magick, for ridding oneself of addictions, illness or negativity.  The Last Quarter moon (or waning half) rises around midnight and sets around noon. Astrologically the moon is square to the Sun. She is visible from the time she rises until she sets. The Last Quarter is the HARVEST phase - the moon plant gives her life so that others may continue theirs.
Those born in a Last Quarter phase have p0owerful internal lives of reflection and transformation. They can assume different roles while balancing their internal and external worlds.

Woden's Day - Mercury Day - the Day of Communication and Connection... there are minor magickal energies for honoring your ancestors and for achieving clarity..... 

"For clarity you must use allspice,
For truth a violet candle is nice.
Unwanted emotion in your home?
Burn St. Johnswort until it's gone."
[From "Seasons of the Witch Datebook]

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