Lunabar Moon Almanack for Tuesday, 18 August, 2015
Moon Age: 4 ¼ days.
Ascending Node is at 2° Libra.
Moon in 12th degree of the Sign Libra, the Balance; also in 19th deg. of the Constellation Virgo, the Virgin. Moonrise: 9:58 morn. Souths: 4:01 eve. Moonset: 10:03 eve.
Aspects of the Moon in Libra: Yang, Masculine, Solar, Positive, Diurnal, Airy, Cardinal, Semi-fruitful, Horary Western, Autumnal, Austral, Obeying, Equinoctial, Moist, Vocal, Sweet, Hot.
Spells and rituals involving the air element should be performed when the Moon is in the air sign: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius.
Waxing Moon: Time: From New Moon To Full (Approx. 14 Days Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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.) Symbolic of growth, manifestation, attainment, gravidity (heavy with child – both philosophical and literal).
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Moon Moon, Mother Moon
Fishing is the most convenient when the Moon is in Cancer or Pisces, in sextile or trine to Venus. – J. Partridge, “Mikropanastron”. …
But sun and moon, those watchmen of the world, With their own lanterns traversing around The mighty, the revolving vault, have taught Unto mankind that seasons of the years Return again. – Lucretius, De rerum natura (On the Nature of Things) …
The horny moon is on her back ; Mend your shoes and sort your thack [thatch]. ~T.F. Thiselton Dyer, “English Folk-Lore”
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