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Magical Moon Phases

Celebrating the Magic of the Full Moon

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October: The Blood Moon

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Coming right before Samhain, the Blood Moon of October reminds us that the winter is coming, and the nights are cold. It's the dark half of the year, and the veil between our world and the spirit world is thin. Focus on divination, communication with departed ancestors, and psychic messages this month. October's Blood Moon

November: The Mourning Moon

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In some of the early Celtic societies, November was considered the beginning of the new year, since it followed Samhain. Why not use this month to shed your bad habits and toxic relationships, and get a fresh start? Work on developing and strengthening your connection with the Divine as well. November's Mourning Moon

December: The Long Nights Moon

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As the days get shorter in December, we force ourselves to get through the darkness. Now is a good season for spiritual alchemy -- time to evaluate your life, and know that you'll survive the dark times. If you've already put the darkness behind you, take your good fortune and share it with others. December's Long Nights Moon

What is a Blue Moon?

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We've all heard the phrase "once in a blue moon," but believe it or not, it's more than just an expression - a blue moon is the name given to an actual phenomenon. Here's what it is, how it works, and what you can do with it magically. What is a Blue Moon?

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