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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Moonstruck

One of these months soon, I hope, I am going to actually see the Full Moon. I know that she is up there in the sky, beautifully round and glowing, lovely lady that she is. Certainly I feel the power of her phases, and work with them accordingly. The winter skies here are more often than not, quite cloudy. Actually the autumn and spring skies have been cloudy. And honestly there are a lot of cloudy summer skies, most often on the night of the full moon.

I long for a night where I can be outside, gazing up with wonder and appreciation of the Moon's full beauty; the tantalizing energy that you can see almost literally pulsing from the Orb.

My Full Moon Esbats are obviously mostly done indoors during the cold long months. Usually a white candle lit with reverence, maybe some incense, or quiet music. A softly chanted spell, or poem or perhaps a reading of a favorite Wiccan passage. Intense at times, sometimes just peaceful...depending on the purpose of the esbat. I know the Moon is totally present, sending me the energies I need. Honoring the Goddess is a beautiful part of my practice. Celebrating Her during an esbat is poignant and powerful.

And sometime soon...one of these months, I will look up and there She will be, in all her shining, shimmering beauty. My heart will pound, and I will gaze into the eyes of Love.  Moonstruck!





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7 comments:

Lady Caer Morganna said...

Take heart, Robin - SHE IS definately there! We usually try to have our esbats outdoors as well, but on Sunday it was simply TOO windy so we also had to go indoors.

Blessings to you!

Kim

Aine said...

I hear you. THis was a very quiet moon for me too. At first I thought I was just being lazy, but perhaps it was the moon's energy after all....

Jeanne said...

I can sympathize with you. More often than not, the nights are cloudy when there is a full moon. Or even when there is some astrological event to witness. I long for clear moonlit nights...

Magic Love Crow said...

Robin, I truly love reading your posts! Thankyou! I am sure, you will see her soon, when you least expect it, she will be there gazing down on you ;o) Take Care my friend ;o)

thecottagebythecranelakeolof1 said...

I got lucky and could see the full moon and also take a photograph of it :-) It´s in my blog today. I can never see to much of the moon!

Have a great day now!
Christer.

kijjet said...

I so understand! Cloudy cold days can be so tiring, especially when they cover up the full moon! :)

Mina said...

So beautifully written. I am so glad you have the ability to feel her abundance and "see" her with your heart and soul.