The Flower Moon

Themes, Thoughts & Reflections For May

May 6, 2019

The Flower Moon

New Moon - May 4th & Full Moon May 18th - Beltane/May Day is May 1st

You’re Awake, Alive, and in Full Bloom.
Your unique expression radiates like the magnificent flower you are.


Moons

Cyclical Insights

Traditionally, in many cultures, this Moon is known as the Flower Moon. Spring is in full bloom during this month and it is undeniably full of flowers. We are at the Peak of Spring, how are you expressing your beautiful self? There’s a wakefulness now, you’ve acclimated and arrived as the embodiment of fertile Spring, the time of Action is upon us...with decisiveness, your move awaits. The names of each moon are based on the collective observations in a specific geographical location over a long period of time. This May Moon is also known as the Mother’s Moon (as fertility is at its peak, and it’s now warm enough to safely bear young), and the Milk Moon (as this is the time to move your cows to green pastures, creating an abundance of milk). What would you call this moon based on where you live and what you are noticing?


Themes Of This Moon

Action - Creativity - Aliveness - Nurture - Fertility

Herb
Herb

Elderflower: has been used in traditional medicine all over the world in many different cultures due to its antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and antiviral properties. It’s commonly used for colds and flus, sinus infections, respiratory aid and help alleviate allergies and boost the immune system.

Crystal
Crystal

Carnelian: A wonderful stone for motivation, encouraging success, aids in intuition and stimulates creativity This magical stone has been known to restores vitality and help spark ones’ inner fire awakening courage.

Movement
Movement

Walking & Skipping

Atmosphere
Atmosphere

Warm, Sunny, Clear

Tree
Tree

Hawthorne - One of the most sacred trees in Celtic tradition, knows as the May Tree and the Fairy Tree. They are known as guardian trees and represent protection.

Flower
Flower

Lilly of the Valley: Represents sweetness and purity, known as the “wedding flower” and also symbolizes a “return to happiness” an embodiment of peak Spring


What’s In Season

(Early Spring)

Vegetables
Vegetables

Mushrooms, Avocado, Artichokes, Arugula, Asparagus, Beets, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Corn, Cucumbers, Horseradish, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Onions

Fruits
Fruits

Grapes, Plums, Apricots, Loquats, Blood Oranges, Guava, Lemons, Oranges, Peaches, Strawberries


Self Reflections

Self Reflections

As we honor our journey half way through Spring, aliveness is evident everywhere we look. This moon cycle embodies the height of “fertility” and shows us that we are ripe to create and birth anything we wish at this time. Nurture your Creativity, the blossoms of your brilliance await!