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January Moon is also known as Ice Moon, Wolf Moon, Snow Moon, and Cold Moon. This moon was used to warn hunters of falling ice from the trees. The ice was also deemed safe at this time for walking over it if needed. This is a time for introspection, saving your energy from worrying about others and concentrating on yourself. The zodiac association is Capricorn.

February Moon is also known as Ice Moon, Storm Moon, and Hunger Moon. At this time of the year, the waters of the earth are beginning to flow once again. This is still the time of blizzards, and being snowed in. The time of growth and looking ahead towards the future by setting goals. The zodiac association is Aquarius.

March Moon is also known as Oak Moon, Storm Moon, Seed Moon and Maple Moon. This moon called Oak moon was named for the king of trees, at one time considered to be the wood from which people were first created. Now is the time to be realistic when making life decisions. The zodiac association is Pices.

April Moon is also known as Chaste Moon, Growing Moon, Hare Moon, Maiden Moon, and Planting Moon. This was the time when one began to notice the days getting longer, one could hunt again and could feel the return of the Maiden. This is a time of returning balance back into your life. The zodiac association is Aries.

May Moon is also known as Seed Moon, Hare Moon, and Bright Moon. The earth is becoming fertile again. This was the time for the planting rites. Now is the time for connecting with other beings and recommiting yourself to the Gods and the Earth. The zodiac association is Taurus.

June Moon is also known as Mead Moon, Strawberry Moon, Honey Moon and Flower Moon. This moon lets us know that summer is coming , and we can start looking forward to the warm moonlit nights. This is also the time for lovers. Before the height of summer use this time to strengthen your weaknesses. The zodiac association is Gemini.

July Moon is also known as Hay Moon, Wort Moon, and Mead Moon. Pagans celebrate the summer with dancing, drinking, and song. The mead is now made for the coming Lammas celebration. This is the time for relaxing and enjoying the warm comfortable days and nights. The zodiac association is Cancer.

August Moon is also known as Corn Moon, Harvest Moon, and Barley Moon. This moon marks the beginning of the corn harvest and of drying herbs. This is the time for celebration with people who are close to you. The zodiac association is Leo.

September Moon is also known as Harvest Moon, Barley Moon. The harvesters would gain extra time in the fields by the light of the harvest moon. What a wonderful time to view the gorgeous colours surrounging this month. The leaves are beginning to show a rusty tinge and beautiful shades are coming into life. This is a time of organizing and preparing for the coming months. The zodiac association is Virgo.

October Moon is also known as Blood Moon, and Hunters Moon. This is the annual slaughter of all but breeding stock that took place at this time of the year. This is the time of seeking inner peace and truth. The zodiac association is Libra.

November Moon is also known as Snow Moon, Dark Moon, and Wolf Moon. The Earth lies sleeping beneath a blanket of snow, gathering strength for new life in spring. This is the time for healing and communication. The zodiac association is Scorpio.

December Moon is also known as Oak Moon, Cold Moon, Winter Moon, and Wolf Moon. This is the time of the Dark Lord, the Oak is his symbol, and the wood traditionally used for the Yule log. This is the time for rebirth. The zodiac association is Sagittarius.

Waxing Moon: moving from new to full, moon gets bigger, time to do rituals for increase, growth, gain etc.

Waning Moon: moving from full to new, moon gets smaller, causes things to diminish, time to do rituals for getting rid of problems, addictions, attitudes, etc.

New Moon: this is the time for new beginnings, for seeking knowledge.

Full Moon: the moon is at the height of her energy, therefore the best time to raise the most amount of energy during workings.

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