We all know the moon has properties which affect the human population. Here is a summary of the key energies associated with the moon cycles.
Phase: New Moon
Key energy: Beginnings
Renewal, new ventures, creation, prosperity & personal growth, rest, dream, nurture creative side, set goals and intentions, introspection, introverted activities, 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 or ceremonies. Lowest energy of cycle.
Phase: Waxing Moon
Key energy: Attraction
Desired outcomes, fulfillment of requests & attracting growth, put plans & structures into place for realise goals and intentions, more engaged, desire to prepare / organise, attraction, inner love, protection and healing energy for couples, creating, attracting growth, prosperity & commitment, fulfillment of a request. Energy gradually rising.
Phase: Full Moon
Key energy: Completions
Intuition and magnification of desires & a time of completion, work and play hard, complete tasks planned in the new moon, inspired & productive, banishing unwanted influences in your life, creating protection and performing divination, setting plans, releasing old patterns or issues, fruition and thanks. Peak energy of the cycle.
Phase: Waning Moon
Key energy: Endings, resolution & conclusion
Banish, reduce, de-clutter & repel unwanted & negative influences, wrap things up, resolve outstanding issues & take care of your to-do’s, desire to clear & conclude, rejecting things that influence us in a negative way, negative emotions, diseases, ailments, and bad habits can all be let go (inward energy). Energy levels receding.
Phase: Dark Moon
Key energy: Reflection (3 days prior to the new moon)
Mysteries, internal focus & replenishing energy, pamper yourself & focus on personal matters, meditate, vision quest to ask questions and obtain answers, time to give yourself a break, to turn to self and replenish your own energies.