~*~ Full Moon Blessings ~*~
August 20th, 2013
The Full Moon in August is known as the Corn Moon, the Barley Moon, the Dispute Moon, the Harvest Moon, and the Moon When Cherries Turn Black.
Herbs associated with this moon include Angelica, Bay, Cedar, Fennel, Frankincense, Chamomile, Marigold, Orange, and Poppy. Colors of the Corn Moon are Gold and Yellow. Deities of this moon include Ceres, Corn Mother, Demeter, Diana, Ganesha, Hathor, Hecate, Nemesis, and Thoth.
With the Sun in Leo, the Full Moon will fall under the domain of its opposite – Aquarius. Magick enacted at this time should focus on courage, strength, drama and acting, positivity, fun, leadership, wealth, confidence, animal magick, generosity, developing your talents, kindness, and success as well as the elements of Fire and Air, loyalty, leadership, independence, and self-worth.
Tonight's Full Moon is also a Blue Moon. A Blue Moon occurs when there are two Full Moon's in the same month - in this instance, two Full Moons falling within the Astrological sign of Leo.
The Blue Moon is also known as the Moon of the Dead, the Hunting Moon, and the Ancestor Moon. Herbs associated with the Blue Moon include Cypress, Dragon's Blood, Elder, Ginger, Hyssop, Lilac, Mugwort, Nutmeg, Patchouli, Pine, Rosemary, and Star Anise. Colors of the Blue Moon are Black, Violet, White, and (of course) Blue. Deities associated with the Blue Moon include Cerridwen Cybele, Freya, Hel, and the Horned God.
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