Moon Phase Correspondences
- Rises at dawn, sets at sunset; for full use of these energies, stick to between this time period.
- Moon is exact from the new moon until 3 1/2 days after.
- Workings: beauty, health, self-improvement, farms/gardens, job hunting, love/romance, networking, and creative ventures
- Purpose: Beginnings
- Pagan Holiday: Winter Solstice
- Goddess Name: Rosemerta's Moon
- Goddess Energy: Goddesses of growth
- Offering: Milk and Honey
- Theme: Abundance
- Tarot Trump: the Fool
- Rises at mid-morning, sets after sunset; best magickal effects between these times.
- Moon is 3 1/2 to 7 days after new moon.
- Purpose: the movement of the thing
- Pagan Holiday: Imbolc
- Goddess Name: Brigid's Moon
- Goddess Energy: water goddesses
- Offering: Candles
- Theme: Manifestation
- Tarot Trump: The Magician
- Moon rises at noon, sets at midnight; best effects between these times
- Moon is 7- 10 1/2 days after new moon
- Workings: courage, elemental magick, friends, luck, and motivation.
- Purpose: The shape of the thing
- Pagan Holiday: Spring Equinox
- Goddess Name: Persephone's Moon
- Goddess Energy: air goddesses
- Offering: Feathers
- Theme: Luck
- Tarot card: Strength or the Star
- Moon rises in mid-afternoon, sets around 3 am; best effects between these times
- Moon is 10 1/2 -14 days after new moon
- Workings: courage, patience, peace, and harmony
- Purpose: details
- Goddess Name: Nuit's Moon
- Goddess Energy: star goddesses
- Offering: Ribbons
- Theme: Perfection
- Moon rises at sunset, sets at dawn; best effects between these times
- Moon is 14-17 1/2 days after the new moon
- Workings: artistic endeavors, beauty, health, fitness, change, decisions, children, competition, dreams, families, knowledge, legal undertakings, love, romance, money, motivation, protection, psychic power, self-improvement.
- Purpose: completion of a project
- Pagan Holiday: Summer Solstice
- Goddess Name: Sekhmet's Moon
- Goddess Energy: fire goddesses
- Offering: flowers
- Theme: Power
- Tarot Card: the Sun
- Moon rising at mid-evening, sets at mid-morning; best effects between these times
- Moon is 3 1/2-7 days after the full moon.
- Workings: addictions, decisions, divorce, emotions, stress, protection
- Purpose: initial destruction
- Pagan Holiday: Lammas
- Goddess Name: Hecate's Moon
- Goddess Energy: earth goddesses
- Offering: grain or rice
- Theme: reassessment
- Tarot Trump: The Tower for destruction
- Moon rises at midnight and sets at noon; best effects between these times
- Moon is 7-10 1/2 days after the full moon.
- Workings: Addictions, divorce, endings, health and healing (banishing), stress, protection, and ancestors.
- Purpose: Absolute destruction
- Pagan Holiday: Fall Equinox
- Goddess Name: The Morrigan's Moon
- Goddess Energy: harvest goddesses
- Offering: Incense
- Theme: Banishing
- Tarot Trump: Judgement
BALSAMIC (DARK MOON)
- Moon rises at 3 am and sets at mid-afternoon, best effects between these times.
- Moon is 10 1/2-14 days after the full moon
- Workings: addictions, change, divorce, enemies, justice, obstacles, quarrels, removal, separation, stopping stalkers and theft.
- Purpose: Rest
- Pagan Holiday: Samhain
- Goddess Name: Kali's Moon
- Goddess Energy: Dark goddesses
- Offering: honesty
- Theme: Justice
- Tarot Trump: Justice