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Posted: Sep. 8, 2002
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What Moon Phase Are You In?
Consider the phases of the moon: Waxing (strengthening, enlarging, increasing), Full (powerful, energetic, extroverted, public), Waning (banishing, forgetting, diminishing, retreating), New (hidden, secret, introverted) and Once in A Blue (unexpected, outside the norm, quirky, special).
Which such ‘phase’ is your life, emotional state or spiritual growth in right now?
Do you consider and/or utilize the moon phases in your spell work or rituals? How so?
| Reponses: There are 70 responses posted to this question.
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| I'm In A Vortex ||Feb 22nd. at 10:15:35 am EST|
|Phynix (Marietta GA. USA) ||Age: 33 - Email |
Right now I have to say I am in a waning moon, things in my life are at a negative stand still, I feel as if everything bad is just sticking to me at a rate I can't catch up with them. My home was flooded, my best friend is in a very negative state, and I have to be the one to asorb it. My job messed up my W-2's and I owe money, and so on. So I am trying to stay away from spell work and rituals until my energy is back to normal. But I am keeping a positive mind about it all. I have to because there is something I need to learn from this, and it isn't being easy to find out what. But on a lighter note I have this feeling deep down in that a major change for the good will follow. I just have to keep myself from being drawn in to the negative.
| The Secretive Dark. ||Feb 22nd. at 6:18:23 pm EST|
|penimoon (Crestline, Ohio) ||Age: 44 - Email |
I'm in the new moon phase, What I call The Dark Moon. Kind of hidden, quite and secretive. Just want to think about things, keep them to myself. Because some times, one can see better in the dark. Blessed Be!
| FULL FULL FULL ||Feb 22nd. at 6:42:09 pm EST|
|Jade Moonraven (Shawnee Kansas) ||Age: 16 - Email - Web|
I am the biggest social butterfly one could ever meet so I would definitely have to say the full moon! I also try to do everything in a positive manner (even though sometimes it is impossible) just like all positive spells are done on a full moon.
| Waxing, New, And Once In A Blue ||Feb 22nd. at 11:49:43 pm EST|
|Karen (Bham, Al) ||Age: 26 - Email |
I believe that my personality is all three: Waxing, New and Once in a Blue. There are different aspects in my life that make me feel like I am all three. The Waxing because I am constantly learning and enjoy growing in knowledge. The New because I have parts of my life that not a majority know about and because most of the time I am introverted. However, once I feel comfortable around someone or a group of people I am more extroverted. The Once in a Blue because I believe part of my life, in some groups, are consitered outside of the norm. And, I feel that I am special.
My spiritual growth is stagnet, it isn't growing but it isn't deminishing. Hopefully soon it can start to be growing again.
In, my rituals or spell work...for the majority do not consider the moon phases. If I note that the moon is waxing I might do a different spell then if it was Wanning...and usually I try to do most of my rituals around the full moon. Besides that I do not consider the moon phases...because imo I would start to get to techniqual...would start trying to figure the planet aligments, and astrology, and the day I was doing a spell on...would be come to complicated.
| Out Of Orbit ||Feb 23rd. at 2:00:39 am EST|
|Finn (Venezuela) ||Age: 14 - Email |
How often is it that one's country erupts in violence and hate in a passionate fight for justice? And how often is it that one (who so dearly wants to live the fight through) is evacuated?
I don't know about you, but once in a blue moon for me. I was evacuated from my home in Venezuela... My reality was shifted drastically, forced to live among people who have no idea what we're fighting for in the first place, forced to go a new school... It's safe enough to say I've changed, drastically. My friends back home wouldn't recognize me now, I don't think I've fully laughed once. Every moment is nerve-wracking, I'm on the edge, waiting for the phone call that will let me go home.
I've never looked up the moon phase in a calendar to mark the dates, or waited until a certain phase. After you've lived in a place for a while, you can feel the energies and the mood the moon sets without looking up. Everything sort of flows together, and the moon certainly plays a part in it... And if the general atmosphere seems right, I'll do my rituals then.
| Stage Of My Life ||Feb 23rd. at 11:31:55 am EST|
|Emilasia (Kentucky) ||Age: 16 - Email |
I would say that right now I am in the New Moon phase of my life. Just as I learn new things about myself and my close friends, it gives me more to think about on my own. Here lately ive been talking to people less and thinking more. But, as a teenager that changes a bit every day I suppose it really depends on what day it is as to which moon phase im in...
| From Waxing To Full ||Feb 23rd. at 12:36:12 pm EST|
|Serena (Savannah, GA) ||Age: 25 - Email |
It has taken me much of the 25 years I have been alive to move from New to Waxing, now I see myself moving into the Full. It has been wonderful and at other times kinda hectic. But I love to see myself changing, and with the help of the good friends I have made, seeing myself being molded into something better. I can't wait to see what the future holds, even in this time of uncertainty.
| Dark Of The Moon ||Feb 23rd. at 1:37:16 pm EST|
|Ailsidhe (Waco, TX) ||Age: 25 - Email - Web|
I feel I am in the Dark of the Moon at this stage in my life. It is that transition stage, between the old self and the new self. What my future holds is difficult to see, so many paths my life could take. I am young still. Too old to be a child, too young to have my life figured out, or so it would seem. It is an uncanny time, a scary time. There is no light shining down to guide my path. I must feel my way along, waiting for that silver sliver of new moon to appear in the sky. This is known as the Dark Night of the Soul. It is that entering into the underworld to face my darker side... to see what the illusions are. I cannot pretend my way through life. I cannot hide my true self from the world any longer, for I went through the growing and the fullness and the waning before, and this next moon of my life--this next cycle--will bring greater change and growth than I have ever known.
| I'm Not Exactly Sure ||Feb 23rd. at 3:20:59 pm EST|
|Kalie Lenta (Atlanta, Gorgea) ||Age: 13 - Email |
I'm not sure wich moon phase I am. I never really looked into it and always really concintrated on trying to get my levitation (and spelling) right. It would be cool if I could find out, But I most of the time am to busy.
| Am I Supposto Know That??? ||Feb 23rd. at 3:36:50 pm EST|
|Lexie Jordan (Meno, South Dakota) ||Age: 13 - Email |
Are we suppose to know what moon phase we are? If so I don't. I haven't been a wicken for long. Very short time span. maybe about 1 in a half days now. It's a lot harder than I thought it was. I never get anything right and don't have anyone to teach me or correct me on the things that I messed up or got wrong. It's not easy being a new wicken with not a lot of info or people to help you. I'm not even sure what I'm supposed to know. Should I even be brought into the religion I don't know what's going to happen next. What if a spell I try to cast gets supper messed and I end up being cursed or somWhat then? If anyone has any advise I'd like to hear it. I proboly couldn't any way. If I wagranted 3 wishes I'd wish that I had some one to teach me this, that I could be able to inforse my powers, and that I could do any spell with the perfect results.
| In Between ||Feb 23rd. at 6:39:44 pm EST|
|Shirah (USA) ||Age: 16 - Email |
I'm teetering between waxing and full at the moment. I went through some hard things for me, but then it seems things went uphill fast! A thing that I have been hoping and wishing for, for a loooong time finally heppened. Rather, it's begenning to happen! So who knows what the full moon will bring. My waxing, to the full, and the full will be amazing to be part of.
| My Moon Phase... ||Feb 23rd. at 8:53:27 pm EST|
|Emberdragon (West Virginia, USA) ||Age: 14 - Email |
My moon phase would probably be between a waxing and a waning, depending on the mood, um... maybe it would be full, but I feel like it's half and half, you know? I mean, i don't really know how to explain it, well, that's my answer.
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