Each phase of the moon draws different energies and vibrations for us to use. Each phase can be linked to it's own specific spell or ritual, or you can begin a working that requires time to build or diminish that follows through many phases. It all depends on what you need.
I racked my brains for something to write about this week. Beltane is just behind us. The Next Sabbat and Esbat celebrations are (in my opinion) too far out in the calendar to start with. So I spent days (no, really) looking around my house for inspiration. Then it hit me, many of you probably feel the same way! MoonCrafted Essentials formed from the desire to bring magick back into our daily lives. Why is this so hard? For me, common things around me just fade into the background. So I am going to help you find the magick literally in your everyday surroundings.
The beginning of summer begins an important time, for surviving winter is a difficult journey and weariness and a soul deep hunger has set in. In times past the food stocks were low; variety was a distant memory. The drab grey and muddy brown of winter's end perfectly represents the dullness and fatigue that permeates our lives even to this day.
This year the April full moon falls on the 30th. In my neck of the woods, we recently were gifted with about a foot of snow so Spring and growth is a little hard to think about. Now, whether or not Mother Nature is having a tantrum, the April Growing Moon is all about…you guessed it, growth.
I am sure many of you have spent time pouring over beginner’s books and internet articles on the best way to start your journey. This is not that kind of post. I can’t tell you the best way to do anything in your spiritual life. Only you know what is right for the path you are on. What this post is going to do, is help set up your sacred space. Bonus, I am not going to tell you to buy anything!