The full moon occurs approximately every 29.53 days on about the 14th -17th lunar day when the entire moon is visible from Earthbecause it is on the opposite side of the Earth from the sun. If the moon passes through the Earth’s shadow during this time, a lunar eclipse occurs. This happens about every six months.
Full Moon Folklore
- A child born on the day of the full moon will have a long, healthy, prosperous life.
- If you fall ill on the day of the full moon, you may be sick for a long time
- Starting a business on the day of the full moon will bring you luck.
- Sleeping outdoors under a full moon was once believed to put you in danger of becoming either blind or insane.
- Look at the full moon and jingle the coins in your pocket to increase your wealth.
Full Moon Magick
The full moon is considered an appropriate time for all magick related to divination, scrying, protection, releasing, banishing, and overcoming obstacles. It is also the most appropriate time to honor, petition, evoke or invoke lunar deitiesand Mother Goddesses.
Now is the time to make moon water