Category Archives: Esbats

June Full Moon: Strawberry Moon

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the June full moon, which occurs this coming Friday, June 9, is known as the Strawberry Moon. (Other names for this moon include the Rose Moon and Hot Moon.) The Algonquin tribes knew this Moon … Continue reading

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May Full Moon: Flower/Deer Moon

Native Americans named May’s full moon (which occurs on May 10) the Flower Moon for obvious reasons. May is the month when everything is coming into full bloom and there are flowers popping up everywhere. It’s a time for us … Continue reading

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April Full Moon: Pink Moon/Beaver Moon

According to the Farmer’s Almanac, the name of April’s full moon, which occurs on the 11th, “came from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. As a way … Continue reading

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March Full Moon: Worm Moon

“Other seed fell into good soil and brought forth grain, growing up and increasing and yielding thirty and sixty and a hundredfold…Let anyone with ears to hear listen!” [Mark 4:8-9, NRSV] According to the Farmer’s Almanac, March’s full moon “is … Continue reading

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January: Wolf Moon

“Wolf is the pathfinder, the forerunner of new ideas who returns to the clan to teach and share medicine. Wolf takes one mate for life and is loyal like a Dog. If you were to keep company with Wolves, you … Continue reading

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2017 Full Moon Names

I saw this beautiful Full Moon Calendar Tree of Life Mandala by SoulArteEclectica online and wanted to share it with all of you. Keep it handy as we journey through the wheel of the year!

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September Full Moon: Raven Moon

September’s full moon is this coming Friday night, September 16. Native Americans call it the Harvest Moon if it falls nearest to the Fall Equinox, or Full Corn Moon if the Harvest Moon occurs in October. Some tribes also call … Continue reading

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