Author: Sarah Gottesdiener

Moon Maven | The First Full Moon of 2018

Magic + Makers The Work of Love  “Barn’s burnt down —now I can see the moon.”—Mizuta Masahide Our first Full Moon arrives in a wonderfully divinely-timed fashion: on the very first day of the New Year, this bright new year of 2018, and on a Monday, ruled by the Moon herself! This Moon is also a Super Moon: the Moon is closer to us, and so appears much brighter than usual. This January Moon is also called the Old Moon, the Cold Moon, the Cooking Moon, the Snowdrop Moon, and the Pine Moon, depending on who you are asking. This Full...

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Moon Maven | The Last Full Moon of 2017

Magic + Makers   “I am both lock and key. What I seek is also looking for me.” The last Full Moon of 2017 is here, arriving on either Sunday or Monday, depending where you live. This December Full Moon is sometimes called the Cold Moon, the Long Night’s Moon, or the Oak Moon. This Full Moon is a Super Moon, which means its orbit is very close to earth. Super Moons appear around 10% larger than a regular Full Moon. Your emotions might feel larger, there are opportunities for deeper releases. Illumination and insights might be popping and...

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Moon Maven | November Full Moon: Our Abundance, Our Offerings

Magic + Makers “Enough is enough.” — Dori Midnight Welcome to November! Welcome to the Full Moon! This November Full Moon falls on a Friday, ruled by Venus. Astrologically, it falls in Taurus, an earth sign which also happens to be ruled by Venus. This is a double-dose of love, a highlight on body, beauty, and harmony, on what we crave, what we need, what we value, and why. Venus also correlates to The Empress card in the Tarot: the card of the mother, the giver, the generator, the fertile, bountiful, inspirational womanifestor. She knows what she needs and...

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Moon Maven | October Full Moon: Our Stories, Our Selves

Magic + Makers Today, October 5th, we begin the month with the Full Moon, known in October as the Blood Moon. This Moon is also called the Hunter’s Moon and the Shedding Moon. (This year it is also technically the Harvest Moon, as it falls closest to the Autumn Equinox that happened last month on the 22nd.) The Sun is in Libra, the month is five days old; it’s time to begin with gratitude for apples, gratitude for falling leaves, for goofy Halloween movies, for old friends and new ones. Appreciation for making it through these nine months of...

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Moon Maven | September Full Moon

Magic + Makers Welcome to the only full moon of September 2017. This full moon takes place on a Wednesday. Mercury has just come out of retrograde – for those of you who make note of such events. With this moon smack dab in the middle of the first proper week of the month, we have the perfect opportunity to reflect, assess, emote, feel gratitude, charge our crystals, write down massive manifestation dream lists, enjoy time with loved ones, take a salt bath, go out dancing, have awesome sex alone or with someone else, light some candles, and snuggle...

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