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Once in a Blue Moon

By August 31, 2012

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blue moon August 31, 2012 - Blue Moon - Tonight's full moon is a blue moon. You likely know the saying "once in a blue moon" which indicates the rare event of having a second full moon in any given calendar month. That would be August this year. A blue moon won't occur again until July 31st, 2015.

My twin nieces turn 11 years old today. When they were very young their mother (my baby sister) would take them outdoors whenever a full moon was in the sky and the three of them would howl at the moon. I wish them a Roaring Blue Moon Howl today! Happy Birthday Girls!

I also invite each of you to let your inner wolf out tonight and give a resounding whoop and holler as you witness the ending of the waxing lunar cycle. The wolf totem is a keeper of rituals. Full moons represent endings are an excellent time for having purging or releasing rituals. Tomorrow the moon will go into a waning cycle... a time for unburdening yourself of anything that is sucking up your energy or no longer serving you in positive ways. As the moon retreats into shadow and returns to its dark birthing phase, new moon, let's clean house and prepare for new growth and intentional manifestations.

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August 31, 2012 at 8:19 pm
(1) toni says:

I love full moon, i have started gardening in the moonlight as i find it hard to sleep,its relaxing and cool and wears me out so i can sleep. My hubby n kids have terrible sleeps for a few days before and after a full moon,my hubbies a bushman and hunter which depends alot on lunar cycles n i think its jst in built in us a s we are rural people who hav alot to do with the land and therefore built in our kids,it can be a bit unsettling lol Much love to all and happy lunar cycles :)

September 2, 2012 at 12:48 pm
(2) Katana Dufour says:

We live in the bowl of a mountain and with very little light pollution the dramatic light of the blue moon lights up the land; we never need a flashlight on a full moon. It’s only since living here that I’ve truly noticed the cycles of the moon.

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