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The moon affects the ocean tides, and because we are mostly liquid ourselves, these phases also affect us. It is the astronomical body closest to us and, therefore, has a profound influence upon us, it is very important to choose a time when the Moon is in an astrological sign that is appropriate for your working.

New Moon: The Beginning
Used for personal growth, healing and blessing of new projects or ventures. It's also a good time to cleanse and consecrate new tools and objects you wish to use during rituals, ceremonies or an up coming festival. ritual works which are positive or bring in energies.

Waxing Moon: Powerful Changes
Signifying wholeness, creativity and regeneration; growth or increase energies. Used for love spells, protection for couples and healing energy.

Full Moon: Peak of Power
Indicates completion and achievement. All things are focused and concentrated. Used to banishing unwanted influences and releasing old patterns or issues in your life; e.g. protection rituals, divination, banishing. Full Moon magick can be conjured during the 3 days prior to the rise of the Full Moon, the night of the Full Moon and during the 3 days after.

Waning Moon: Negative and Destructive Energies
Power subsides and turns inwards; Results in banishing old ways and old relationships discovering hidden secrets Used for rejecting that which influence us in a negative way. Negative emotions, diseases, ailments, and bad habits can be let go and spells for clearing can be performed at this time.

The Dark Moon
This period occurs 3 days prior to the New Moon. This is the time when you can't see the moon in any phase. Typically only vision quests and deep meditations are performed during this time.


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