Lunabar Moon Almanack for Wednesday, 04 March, 2015
Waxing, Gibbous Moon Age: 14 days.
Ascending Node is at 11° Libra.
Moon in 5th degree of the Sign Virgo, the Virgin;
also in 18th deg. of the Constellation Leo, the Lion.
Moonset: 5:49 morn. Moonrise: 5:13 eve. Souths: 11:53 eve.
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Current Moon Phase: Waxing Gibbous — when the Moon is more than one-half but not fully illuminated by direct sunlight while the illuminated part is increasing.
Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days)
Goddess Aspect: Maiden
Associated Goddesses: Artemis, Branwen, Eriu, Nymph, Epona
Magickal Attributes: Invoking Beginnings, New Projects, Ideas, Inspiriation, Energy, Vitality, Freedom. Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Make phone calls. Write letters. Dance. Act now.
Perform magic on waxing moons to attract a new quality or behavior, to increase the light within, to attain personal and spiritual growth and greater awareness. The quarter moon suggests a period of overcoming obstacles and continuing on the path to growth.
Spells and rituals involving the Earth element should be performed when the Moon is in an earth sign: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.
Workings On This Day Are For “Constructive” Magick (Love, Wealth, Success, Courage, Friendship, Luck Or Health.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
Aspects of Virgo: Yin, Feminine, Lunar, Negative, Nocturnal, Earthy, Mutable, Barren, Horary Southern, Summery, Boreal, Commanding, Double, Double-Bodied, Dual, Bicorporeal, Human, Dry, Vocal, Cold.
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When Luna first her scattered fear recalls,
If with blunt horns she holds the dusky air,
Seamen and swains predict abundant showers.
– Virgil, “Georgics.”
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The Moon in conjunction with the Sun,
is only fit for private business.
– Bethem’s “Centiloquium”
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When changes of the moon occur in the morning,
– Collected in R. Inwards, “Weather Lore”.
The Lunar Mansion
Aljabha, The Forehead of the Lion,
also known as
Frons Leonis, The Face of the Lion.
Marked by the fix’d Stars: Regulus & the Sickle, in Leo.
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My emblem is the Lion, and I breathe
The breath of Libyan deserts o’er the land;
My sickle as a sabre I unsheathe,
And bent before me the pale harvests stand.
~ Longfellow, “Poet’s Calendar” for July.
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