JULY ASTROLOGY FORECAST: YOU ASKED FOR FIREWORKS, SO HERE THEY ARE!

Featuring the natal planets mostly in water and fire signs, the astrology forecast for July is full of emotions, drive—and of course, a little bit of drama. While the sun and Mercury will be in Cancer, Venus and Mars will be in Leo. Jupiter makes a big switch as it retrogrades back into Aquarius, joining Saturn in the high vistas of Aquarius. All this to say that, with no planets in earth signs, it will be a month in which it will be hard to keep our feet on the ground!

Read your monthly horoscope for July!

 

The Astrology Forecast for July Begins on an Intense Note

July gets to a tough start as Mars runs into two intense clashes with Saturn and Uranus. The first is an opposition with Saturn on July 1, and a square with Uranus on July 3. Once again, Mars serves as the trigger to remind us of the ongoing Saturn-Uranus square, the defining aspect of 2021. Our lives are changing, and as we take the next steps along the way, it’s inevitable to find some resistance. But the reinvention must continue, and part of this story very well develops heavily in July. Pay attention to what happens during this first week of the month, especially if you have any planets in the fixed signs: Taurus, Leo, Scorpio, and Aquarius.

Astrology.com by By Narayana Montufar

The Celtic Oak Tree Month June 6th to July 7th

THE OAK

symbol of the life force

The oak (quercus) is one of the wonders of nature. Its splendid appearance perfectly reflects the essence of this tree. With its strong, deep roots, thickset trunk, and elegantly swaying branches and broad, spreading crown, the oak withstands the centuries. All kinds of Mosses live on it, cling planets twine upwards around it It bears this placidly and forms very hard wood through out its life

It grows best and reaches its fullest height in soil that is slightly damp and rich hummus, but it holds it own just as well on rocky ground. Its roots force their way inexorably through cracks to find water. In some places it may only grow into a shrub, but that doesn’t matter. The main thing is it lives and produces leaves.

Old oak trees–they can be 150 years old, sometimes twice that–may be hollow or rotten inside, quite dead on one side and growing well on the other. If cockchafers or caterpillars eat away the leaves in spring, new bright green leaves grow again in June and July. Not even a fallen oak will give up. Its wood survives for generations, living on as wine or brandy barrels, as a table or a railway sleeper, the pier of a bridge or a ship afloat.

Wherever the oak grows there is always plenty of light for everything that grows around it and is sheltered by it. Perhaps the oak trees remember their own youth, when they enjoyed and needed the protection and shade of other trees. They are often, for example, planted near lime trees until they are big enough. Then their ‘foster mothers’ are cut down. The oak does not forget that. It ‘knows’ that everything big and strong starts life as something small and weak. That is why it doesn’t matter when a gentle wind caresses its leaves. Nor does it howl when a storm tears at its branches. The oak always proclaims its wholehearted contentment with life. Who wouldn’t want that as their native tree?

If you were born on 21 March you may, no you must, liken yourself to an oak. For you are endowed with the same indestructible vitality and strength of purpose. You like a fresh wind in every relationship and your vitality bursts into flames at any opposition. Your body may not live to be a thousand years old, but your soul lives on in your children and in your work. And if even the slightest drop of Celtic blood flows through your veins, then you will fear neither death or devil. So what matters to you is not how long you live, but rather how intensively and meaningfully you fill time.

The Universe is God’s plaything. You very happily agree to join the game. You put failures behind you and will seize the first favorable opportunity to prove yourself in new enterprises.

Of course, you can’t help behaving like the farm lad who made a pact with the devil. ‘You can have my soul when this oak no longer has any leaves’, he said. The devil agreed, but he waited in vain. FOr many oaks keep their old leaves over the winter, until the new buds burst into leaf in the spring. Don’t you do the same thing? You prefer to cling to the old, well-tried methods until you have a clear understanding of the new, above all in ‘winter’ time. Or are you the sort of person that invests when the coffers are empty, and saves when they are over-flowing? Be careful these trick questions intended to provoke you. You like that, don’t you?

You may be quite different from the sketch I have given here. Each human being is unique individual. And not just people. Every oak tree is different, whether it is an English oak, a holm oak, a red oak, or a swamp oak; each one seizes a unique opportunity to become what it is.

The Celts associated the strength to be oneself, which is latent in every person, with the oak. The truly strong man is he who has travelled a lone way on the road to himself. Utterly dedicated, of his own free will he serves mankind, a cause, an art, responsible only to himself and the full of joy of the living. He sees himself as the living instrument of God’s power and does not lose himself in human reason, which thinks itself so dreadfully important.

Probably two or three thousand years ago there were relatively few people in whome the fire of the oak burned. But this is not the reason why the oak gives its name to only one day, like the beech, the olive tree, and the birch. On the contrary, this limitation of time should make it stand out from the ranks of other trees. It has been chosen to remind us, at the time of the vernal equinox on 21 March, that we should kindle a fire in ourselves that will allow us to find ourselves.

Native of the oak: Johann Sebastian Bach.

Gem Stone: The ruby, which express a love of life.

Number: 3

Motto: Moderation in all things.

The Celtic Tree Calendar Your Tree Signs and You  by MIchael Vescoli Copyright 1996 and for English 1999 Pages 30 – 35

 

High Priestess Lady Beltane, Elder Priestess Hypatia, Elder P. I. T. Dawn of the Day, Elder P.I.T. Raven Spirit Walker,Elder Lady Teri, and Elder P.I.T. PynkMoon Invite You to Attend Heart’s Spirit Coven’s Gatherings

Because of different issues Heart’s Spirit Coven has missed many gatherings on Esbats and Sabbats for which Lady Beltane apologizes. Starting with June’s New Moon we will be celebrating Esbats on the Saturday that is closest to either the New or Full Moon’s calendar date. The gatherings will be held on Skype starting with only audio for June’s New Moon and the Summer/Winter Solstice gatherings. If you wish to attend a gathering please email Lady Beltane with “ATTEND GATHERING” in the Subject line at covenlifescoven@gmail.com for the information you will need to find us. She will respond to requests to attend until one hour before the scheduled Meet and Greet Time the response will include the email and name along with what the avatar looks like, what you we need to do the ritual and/or spellwork, and the rituals themselves. We will no longer be posting the rituals until a couple of days after the gatherings. Students of Coven Life’s School of Witchcraft and Coven Members will be emailed all the information for the upcoming gatherings approximately one week in advance of the gathering. Interested in becoming a student or coven member write to Lady Beltane at covenlifescoven@gmail.com put either “POSSIBLR STUDENT” or “POSSIBLE COVEN MEMBER” IN THE SUBJECT LINE PLEASE.

We will have one ritual on the Esbats but two on the Sabbats which include the Sabbats which include rituals for the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. We ask that when you attend any Esbat and/or Sabbat gathering that you are connected via Skype five minutes before the posted circle casting time and stay until the circle has been closed.

There will be a one hour Meet and Greet before any gathering. You are welcome to stay after the gatherings and chat with your old and new pagan and witch friends. If you would like to invite others to join us please have them follow the information above for finding us and put your name in the body of the email so Lady Beltane knows who invited them.

During some Greet and Meet times we will have Pagan related give away raffles. This is still in the planning stages but hope to have the guidelines for entering and how to redeem your prize.

Watch “Supermoon Total Lunar Eclipse Coming Soon”

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Free Witch/Pagan/Wiccan 2021 Calendar – Printable Part 1

To kick off the New Year, here is Part 1 of a quick and simple list-style guide to witchy days to remember for the first half of 2021. FREE PDF printable 2021 Witch-Pagan-Wiccan Calendar at the end of the post!

All dates are based on Northern Hemisphere, pacific standard time and reference holidays in the United States (Federal holidays), Canada (Public holidays), and the United Kingdom (Bank holidays). If you enjoy this, maybe share it with someone!

January 2021

January 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Capricorn to Aquarius on the 19th
  • January 6 – Last Quarter in Libra
  • January 12 – New Moon in Capricorn
  • January 20 – First Quarter in Taurus
  • January 28 – Full Moon in Leo

January 2021 Days to Know

  • January 1 – New Years Day (Federal/Public/Bank holiday)
  • January 2-3 – Quadrantids Meteor Shower – above average shower, up to 40 meteors per hour at peak
  • January 17 – World Religion Day
  • January 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Federal holiday)
  • January 24 – Mercury at greatest eastern elongation
  • January 27 – Holocaust Remembrance Day/The International Day of Commemoration

February 2021

February 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Aquarius to Pisces on the 18th
  • February 4 – Last Quarter in Scorpio
  • February 11 – New Moon in Aquarius
  • February 19 – First Quarter in Gemini
  • February 27 – Full Moon in Virgo

February 2021 Days to Know

  • February is Black History Month
  • February 1 – National Freedom Day
  • February 1-2 – Imbolc/Candlemas [Greater Sabbat] (Lammas/Lughnasadh in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • February 2 – Groundhog Day
  • February 11 – Asian-American Women’s Equal Pay Day
  • February 12 – Lunar/Chinese New Year (Chinese)
  • February 14 – Valentine’s Day
  • February 15 – Presidents Day/Washington’s Birthday (Federal holiday)
  • February 15 – National Flag Day (Public holiday)
  • February 15 – Islander Day/Family Day/Nova Scotia Heritage Day
  • February 26 – Yukon Heritage Day

March 2021

March 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Pisces to Aries on the 20th
  • March 5 – Last Quarter in Sagittarius
  • March 13 – New Moon in Pisces
  • March 21 – First Quarter in Cancer
  • March 28 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Libra

March 2021 Days to Know

  • March is Women’s History Month
  • March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month
  • March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month
  • March 13 – April 15 is Deaf History Month
  • March 1 – St. David’s Day
  • March 6 – Mercury at greatest western elongation
  • March 8 – International Women’s Day
  • March 14 – Daylight Savings Time Starts (US and Canada)
  • March 15,17 – St. Patrick’s Day (Bank holiday)
  • March 19,20 – Ostara/Spring Equinox [Greater Sabbat] (Mabon/Autumn (Vernal) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • March 20 – Venus at greatest western elongation
  • March 21 – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
  • March 25 – International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • March 28 – Daylight Savings Time Starts (UK)
  • March 31 – International Transgender Day of Visibility
  • March 31 – Cesar Chavez Day (Federal holiday)

April 2021

April 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Aries to Taurus on the 19th
  • April 4 – Last Quarter in Capricorn
  • April 11 – New Moon in Aries
  • April 19 – First Quarter in Leo
  • April 26 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Scorpio

April 2021 Days to Know

  • April is Celebrate Diversity Month
  • April is Autism Awareness Month
  • April 2 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 2 – Good Friday (Public/Bank holiday)
  • April 5 – Easter Monday (Public holiday)
  • April 12 – Hindi New Year
  • April 13 – Equal Pay Day
  • April 22,23 – Lyrids Meteor Shower – average shower, up to 20 meteors per hour at peak, but obstructed by the light of the almost full moon
  • April 22 – Earth Day
  • April 23 – The Day of Silence
  • April 23 – Shakespeare Day

May 2021

May 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun starting in Taurus to Gemini on the 20th
  • May 3 – Last Quarter in Aquarius
  • May 11 – New Moon in Taurus
  • May 19 – First Quarter in Leo
  • May 26 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Sagittarius

May 2021 Days to Know

  • May is Mental Health Awareness Month
  • May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
  • May is Older Americans Month
  • May is Jewish American Heritage Month
  • May 1 – Beltane/May Day [Greater Sabbat] (Samhain in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • May 3 – Early may Bank Holiday (Bank holiday)
  • May 5 – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 6 – National Day of Prayer
  • May 6,7 – Eta Aquarids Meteor Shower – above average shower, up to 60 meteors per hour at peak in Southern Hemisphere, 30 in Northern Hemisphere
  • May 9 – Mother’s Day
  • May 17 – Mercury at greatest eastern elongation
  • May 17 – International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
  • May 21 – World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development
  • May 24 – Victoria Day (Public holiday)
  • May 26 – Total Lunar Eclipse – visible through the Pacific Ocean and parts of eastern Asia, Japan, Australia and western North America
  • May 31 – Memorial Day (Federal holiday)
  • May 31 – Spring Bank Holiday (Bank holiday)

June 2021

June 2021 Moon & Sun

  • Sun staring in Gemini to Cancer on the 21st
  • June 2 – Last Quarter in Pisces
  • June 10 – New Moon in Gemini
  • June 17 – First Quarter in Virgo
  • June 24 – Full Moon/Supermoon in Capricorn

June 2021 Days to Know

  • June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
  • June is Immigrant Heritage Month
  • June 10 – Annular Solar Eclipse – visible to extreme eastern Russia, the Arctic Ocean, western Greenland, and Canada. Partial eclipse is visible in the northeastern United States, Europe, and most of Russia
  • June 15 – Native American Citizenship Day
  • June 19 – Juneteenth/Freedom Day/Emancipation Day
  • June 20 – Father’s Day
  • June 20,21 – Litha/Midsummer/Summer Solstice [Greater Sabbat] (Yule/Winter Solstice in the Southern Hemisphere)
  • June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day
  • June 28 – Stonewall Riots 1969
  • June 30 – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Day

So, so, so much more coming soon, including the second half of the year and a calendar page per month! Do you know of a date or event that should be included? Leave a comment letting me know!

I hope your 2021 brings so much more than you can even imagine!

Click here to be able to print part 1 of the Pagan Calendar for 2021

April 27 Moon Goddess’ Current Phase

The Moon’s current phase for today and tonight is a Full Moon phase. During a Full Moon the moon is 100% illuminated as seen from Earth and is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. The Moon will be visible throughout the night sky rising at sunset in the east and setting with the sunrise the next morning. The point at which a Full Moon occurs can be measured down to a fraction of a second. The time it takes between full moons is known as a Synodic month and is 29.530587981 days long. Keep track of all the Full Moons throughout the year on the Full Moon Calendar >

Visit the April 2021 Moon Phases Calendar to see all the daily moon phase for this month.

Today’s Full Moon Phase

The Full Moon on April 27 has an illumination of 100%. This is the percentage of the Moon illuminated by the Sun. The illumination is constantly changing and can vary up to 10% a day. On April 27 the Moon is 15.17 days old. This refers to how many days it has been since the last New Moon. It takes 29.53 days for the Moon to orbit the Earth and go through the lunar cycle of all 8 Moon phases.

The 8 Lunar Phases

There are 8 lunar phases the Moon goes through in its 29.53 days lunar cycle. The 4 major Moon phases are Full Moon, New Moon, First Quarter and Last Quarter. Between these major phases, there are 4 minor ones: the Waxing Crescent, Waxing Gibbous, Waning Gibbous and Waning Crescent. For more info on the Moon Cycle and on each phase check out Wikipedia Lunar Phase page.

From Moongiant.com 

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born. 

March 2021 Moon Details

The Full Moon for this month will occur later in the month on Sunday, March 28th. The New Moon is earlier in the month on Saturday, March 13th.

March Full Worm Moon

March’s full moon is commonly called the Full Worm Moon. This is because of the earthworms that wriggle out of the ground as the earth begins to thaw in March. Here’s a little known fact about March’s full moon: it was called the Worm Moon only by Southern Native American tribes. In fact, there’s no way the Northern tribes would have ever called it the Worm Moon – and the reason why is fascinating.

Essentially, earthworms did not exist in Northern America. It would be literally impossible for Northern tribes to see worms popping up in March. All the earthworms you see in Northern America today are invasive species brought in by colonists. These earthworms were brought over either out of a misguided intent to help fertilize the soil, or as an accident along with transported plants or the soil used for ballast in ships. Little did the colonists know that during the last ice age, glaciers had spread so far across Canada and the northern parts of the United States that all earthworms had been completely wiped out.  

When the deep ice melted 12,000 years ago, the native forests in those areas grew back and adapted to the loss of earthworms. The growth of these forests became dependent on a layer of duff, which is a compost layer comprised of decomposing leaves and other rotting organic matter. If you ever visit one of these native forests, you will be asked to clean your shoes and make sure it’s free of earthworm eggs. That’s because while it’s normally harmless everywhere else, earthworms will aggressively destroy the native forest’s duff layer by eating right through it.

This is why in Northern American tribes such as the Shawnee tribe, the Worm Moon is called the Sap Moon instead, as a reminder for the tribes that they can begin tapping maple syrup. In general, March’s full moon is known as a herald for the beginning of spring and new agricultural cycles. The Anglo-Saxons even used the Worm Moon as a way to predict the state of their crops. They called it the Storm Moon if it was stormy, which was a sign that their crops would fail. But if it was dry, they called it the Rugged Moon, an indication of a bounteous harvest.

One of its other names is the Chaste Moon, symbolizing the purity of early spring. The Pueblo tribe named it the Moon When the Leaves Break Forth, while in Shoshone culture it was known as the Warming Moon. Sometimes it is called the Crow Moon, after the crows and other birds that appear as winter draws to a close. Other times, it’s called the Crust Moon, because of the snow that becomes crusty when it thaws in the sun and freezes in the moonlight.

In India, March’s full moon is also seen as a symbol of the arrival of spring, and coincides with the festival of Holi. This is a riotous party where Indian communities all around the world engage in a huge water fight. Everyone goes out into the streets and sprays each other with colored water and powders, singing and dancing with strangers and loved ones alike. Playing and feasting together is a chance for you to repair relationships that have gone bad, reaffirming your existing social bonds as you move forward together into the new year.

Local Date and Time for March 2021 Full Moon in major cities around the world:

Los Angeles,
San Francisco,
Vancouver

March 28, 2021
11:48am PDT

Denver,
Salt Lake City,
Calgary

March 28, 2021
12:48pm MDT

Chicago,
Houston,
San Antonio

March 28, 2021
1:48pm CDT

New York,
Toronto,
Atlanta

March 28, 2021
2:48pm EDT

London,
Manchester,
Dublin

March 28, 2021
7:48pm BST

Paris,
Rome,
Berlin

March 28, 2021
8:48pm CEST

Athens,
Istanbul,
Helsinki

March 28, 2021
9:48pm EEST

Dubai,
Abu Dhabi,
Muscat

March 28, 2021
10:48pm +04

Bangalore,
Mumbai,
New Delhi

March 29, 2021
12:18am IST

Singapore,
Kuala Lumpur

March 29, 2021
2:48am +08

Perth,
Hong Kong,
Beijing

March 29, 2021
2:48am AWST

Sydney,
Brisbane,
Melbourne

March 29, 2021
5:48am AEDT

From Moongiant.com 

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born. 

THE FULL and NEW MOON CALENDAR

(From Moongiant.com 

You can use this link to go forward or backward in time for Moon phase information. If you are curious you can even find out what phase the Moon was in when you or anyone else, you know was on the date the person was born. )

 

Humans have a strong affinity for the moon and it’s been an important part of our history and culture. The moons waxing and waning has formed the basis for calendars across continents and cultures. Here is a current calendar to track the Full Moon and New Moon schedule throughout the year. Below are the Full and New Moon for 2020 and 2021.

WHY THE FULL MOON IS IMPORTANT

The full moon has been affiliated with harvests, festivals, wolves, and insanity. The very word “lunacy” stems from people’s ideas of mental stability and the moon’s phases. Full moons have captured imaginations across cultures and time, and many cultures have named the various full moons. 2020 is notable in that it will not have twelve full moons, but thirteen. The thirteenth full moon is called a blue moon. About every nineteen years, the opposite occurs, in that February will not have a full moon. This is referred to as a black moon. Each moon of the year has its own name and connotations depending on the season.

 

January’s full moon is often referred to as the Wolf Moon. It can also be called the Moon after Yule, in reference to the pagan holiday of Yule supplanted by Christmas. The early Catholic Church incorporated pagan holidays into their calendar to help conversion, which is why they coincide with holidays like Yule or solstice celebrations. February’s moon is usually called the Snow Moon since it tends to snow a lot in February. Some Native American tribes call it a Hunger Moon due to scarce food supplies.

March’s full moon is called the Worm Moon to signify the return of earthworms in the winter…

To see the calendar and the rest of the information please click on this link

Goddess Calendar for February 2020 by Kimberly F. Moore

“The Sun’s path has returned to where it was at Samhain. Take some time to notice the quality of the light, for it is the same now as that shimmering magical glow of late October. But instead of the season of dark and silence before us, in the Northern Hemisphere, the season of light and growth lies ahead. And so we prepare ourselves with rites of renewal, cleansing, and commitment. We celebrate the first stirrings of Spring.” – Beth Owl’s Daughter, “The Days of Imbolc”

Welcome February!

While Spring Equinox marks the official start of Spring, there is another festival that marks the unofficial “stirrings” of Spring called Imbolc (celebrated February 1-2). It is the quickening of the Goddess as she prepares to cast off Winter and turn her energy to the renewal of Earth. Think of a seed deep within Gaia, the promise of new growth. This is the time when those seeds are quickening, preparing to burst, and eventually bloom into the fertility of Spring. The light grows as well, pulling us steadily out of the darkness of winter. We know Spring is coming even as we remain deep in the womb of Goddess. The church appropriated this ancient Feast and calls it Candlemas and it also coincides with our Beloved Goddess Brigid’s Day.

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we are entering the in-between Winter time. Could be snow, could be a crocus. Could be 5 degrees, could be 50 degrees. HolyDays and celebrations mark another turn on the Goddess Wheel of the Year and usher in the early Spring festivals like Chinese New Year, Vasant Panchami (Saraswati’s birthday), and Ganesha’s Spring celebration that all occurred at the end of January.

To check out the rest of this month’s Goddesses please click here.

February 2021 Monthly Horoscope

We’re constantly fascinated by what our zodiac sign says about our lives, whether it’s which zodiac signs are most compatible or how each sign handles conflict in relationships. In this February 2021 monthly horoscope, Astrologer Six, creator of BlackWomenCry, shares the astrological events happening this month that will affect every zodiac sign.

Welcome to February, which kicks off with Mercury, the planet of communication, retrograde in the sign Aquarius. This fixed sign is exceptionally driven by community, compassion, and innovation. With Mercury, which rules over our mind and expression, in Aquarius, we can expect for individual expression to form in a knowledge-driven fashion.

Keep your eyes and ears open this month, as Mercury retrograde in Aquarius can encourage deep conversations, as well as lead to unexpected, positive experiences. On the flip side, it can also lead to upsetting, negative outcomes. The key to getting through it all? Cross-check information. Be cognizant of when people are just talking out of their mouths and not taking the time to think through what they’re actually saying. During Mercury retrograde, there’s a higher likelihood for miscommunication. Did I mention you should double check your text messages?

With Mercury retrograding through Aquarius, you could accidentally send a text to the wrong person, or make an embarrassing butt-dial. On Feb. 9, Mercury will conjunct Saturn in Aquarius, which could lead to unexpected statements and cause challenging results. That said, watch the things you say as they can have major consequences if you’re not careful. Try not to sweat the small stuff — mistakes happen, but how you correct them is what matters most this month.

Happy Birthday, Pisces!

To read Your Horoscope click here and scroll down to it

Your December 2020 Horoscope for Health, Love, and Success

Here’s what the planets have to say about every facet of your life in the month ahead.

It’s hard to believe that a year like 2020 — which felt like it simultaneously flew by and dragged like no other — is finally coming to a close. And now, it’s December, and a holiday season unlike anything we’ve ever experienced. While it’s *cue groan* an unprecedented time, there are some familiar themes: like every year, December is filled with an urge to reflect, celebrate, connect, and turn attention to visions of how to fill up the blank canvas that is a whole new year.

It’s unsurprising that the last month of the year features two go-getter signs. From November 21 to December 21, the confident sun makes its annual trip through gregarious, jovial, adventure-loving Sagittarius, urging people to bond in a big-hearted way while standing up and speaking out about close-held beliefs. And from December 21 to January 21, it makes its way through driven, pragmatic Capricorn, which strengthens a sense of responsibility and tradition while fueling step-by-step efforts to achieve your personal best.

Sagittarius and Capricorn seasons — the first primed for getting out of your comfort zone, the latter for taking grounded steps to achieve your loftiest goals — join together to make December a month of embracing the moment and plotting ahead. This is a season for reveling in and appreciating all that you have while training your eye on what you want to achieve moving forward, mapping it out, and committing to putting in the work to make it real.

To continue reading this article

Goddess Calendar December 2018 by Kimberly F. Moore

Beginning with Winter Solstice (December 21 this year), the shortest day and longest night of the year, it is time for us to tend our light and plant seeds of luminous hope for the coming year. We gather with those we love, or even in the silence of winter, to fan the flames that will sustain us in the next few months as we keep the promise of Spring and new growth in our hearts.

We welcome the Goddesses of Winter

To read the rest of the Goddess Calendar

December 2020 Moon Details

The Full Moon for this month will occur later in the month on Wednesday, December 30th. The New Moon is earlier in the month on Monday, December 14th.

About December’s Cold Full Moon

December full moon is commonly known in the Northern Hemisphere as the Full Long Nights Moon. It takes its name from the winter solstice, which has the longest night in the year. The Full Long Nights Moon cuts a soaring trajectory through the wintery skies, in direct opposition to the low-hanging sun. This year, it is the very last full moon before the 2019 winter solstice, which makes it the Mourning Moon according to Pagan tradition. For our early Pagan ancestors this was a time of cleansing by stopping bad habits to make one stronger to service the cold winter ahead. The Algonquins called this full moon the Cold Moon, in reference to the cold light it casts upon long winter nights. Strangely enough, in certain other cultures, December’s full moon can actually be associated with warmth.

To the Deborean Clan, the Cold Moon is associated with staying in your cosy home beside a crackling fireplace, surrounded not just by physical warmth, but also the warmth of family and friends. Similarly, the Wishram tribe named December’s full moon the Winter Houses Moon. Given that it coincides with holidays like Yule, Pagans consider this the perfect time to open up your home and provide warmth to those you love, as well as to those who are most vulnerable to the cold of winter.

For those who are more inclined towards solitude, the Full Long Nights Moon provides an excellent opportunity to enjoy your cosy home in peace and quiet. Consider taking lots of restful naps under warm, fluffy comforters, or allowing yourself to lounge in bed in the mornings instead of rising immediately to work. Appropriately, the Native American Zuni tribe called December’s full moon the “Moon Where the Sun Comes Home to Rest”. This full moon is a great time for you to take a long overdue break and recharge, so that you may shine all the brighter when it comes time for you to rise again.

This period of slow restfulness is also very conducive to introspection. When you look inwards and take stock of your life during this time, try to focus on loose ends and the little things that you’ve left hanging throughout the year. As the last full moon that rises before the year draws to a close, the Full Long Nights Moon is a time of endings. Take advantage of this full moon’s energy and bring an end to tasks you’ve been meaning to do, clearing your mind so you can move forward with a clean slate.

As much as the Full Long Nights Moon may be about endings, it is also about beginnings and rebirth. The Sioux Indians’ name for December’s full moon is the “Moon When Deer Shed Their Horns”, thus beginning the process of growing new ones. The Celts, on the other hand, call it the Elder Moon. Elder is fragile and easily damaged, but it’s also full of vitality and recovers very quickly. As the Elder Moon shines upon you, allow yourself to rest and heal from everything that has hurt you over the year, and focus instead on new beginnings and promising areas of growth. This is an excellent time to start planning your New Year’s resolutions and set exciting new goals for the upcoming year.

Local Date and Time for December 2020 Full Moon in major cities around the world:

Los Angeles,
San Francisco,
Vancouver

December 29, 2020
7:28pm PST

Denver,
Salt Lake City,
Calgary

December 29, 2020
8:28pm MST

Chicago,
Houston,
San Antonio

December 29, 2020
9:28pm CST

New York,
Toronto,
Atlanta

December 29, 2020
10:28pm EST
To find times in other cities all around Mother Earth

November 2020 All Zodiac Signs Horoscope

Aries (March 21-Apr. 19) According to your monthly horoscope, November 2020 is the time every year when your interactions with others intensify, dear Aries, as the Scorpio Sun travels in the part of your chart where you merge your energies with others on every level – psychologically, philosophically, intellectually, financially and sexually.

What adds to this powerhouse energy this year is the cycle of Mars, your ruling planet also in intense, magical Scorpio after the 11th. Be prepared for the urge to merge to continue as the Scorpio New Moon on the 12th begs the question: What do you most want from your relationships and what are you willing to invest to get it? Well, this is the time to plant those seeds, oh pioneer of the zodiac. And while you are always prepared in life to go it alone because others usually can’t keep up with your pace, you know that when you align with others, it’s much more exciting and fulfilling.

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Guiding Goddess and Lunar Horoscope for November 2020

November 2020 guides us into a space of duality and the gifts of transformation. This month, it is the dark love and dedication of the Egyptian Goddess Nephthys which guides our journey.

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead, Divine Psychopomp, and the Keeper of the Hidden. In Egyptian mythology, she is the daughter of Geb and Nut, and sister to Osiris, Isis, and Set.  The mirror image of the Goddess Isis in both appearance and skill, she is at times considered to be the shadow side of her sister instead of a separate entity. She is consort and sister-wife of Set, the evil God of deserts, disorder, storms and violence. In later periods of antiquity, Nephthys is said to have consorted with Osiris to become mother of Anubis, the God of the Dead.

Nephthys is the Greek translation of the ancient Egyptian Nbt Hwt, and has been translated as  Mistress of the House, the house being the temple, tomb, or divine space. According to the Pyramid Texts, Nephthys was a powerful Goddess, before whom demons trembled in fear. Her magical spells and guidance were necessary for any soul navigating the various levels of Duat,…

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