The Pink Moon

Themes, Thoughts & Reflections For April

April 5, 2019

The Pink Moon

New Moon - April 5th & Full Moon April 19th

The beginning begins again.
Color, light and warmth feel better than one could ever remember.


Moons

Cyclical Insights

Traditionally in many native cultures this Moon is known as the Pink Moon. This is the color of the phlox flower that grows vastlty across lands and the word phlox translates to “flame”. How do we being to awaken our inner flame at this time? This begins the cycle of growing our radiance all the way through till the end of summer, what course are you on? The names of each moon is based on the collective observations in a specific geographical location over a long period of time. This April Moon has many names, the Egg Moon (as birds begin to mate), the Seed Moon (as it’s planting season), Inuits call it the Melting Moon (as snow begins to melt), and Celtics refer to this as the Budding Moon (as flowers begin to bud). What would you call this moon based on where you live and what you are noticing?


Themes Of This Moon

Freshness - Change - Adaptation - Rebirth - Renewal - Confidence

Herb
Herb

Holy Basil/Tulsi: an ayurvedic adaptogen known as “The Queen of Herbs” revered like no other in the oldest system of healing, Ayurveda. It greatly aids the immune system, relieves stress, aids in adrenal fatigue, helps with respiratory circulation, and great for acne and other skin issues.

Crystal
Crystal

Garnet: derived from “garanatus” meaning seedlike, fitting for this Seed Moon. Being red, this stone has been known to help purify and move blood, a stone of love, devotion and passion.

Movement
Movement

Walking & Stretching

Atmosphere
Atmosphere

Warm, Sunny, Clear

Flower
Flower

The daisy represents innocence and purity and a childlike heart

Tree
Tree

The pine represents wisdom, longevity, embodies sacred geometry, and great medicine


What’s In Season

(Early Spring)

Vegetables
Vegetables

English Peas, Artichokes, Asparagues, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Potatoes, Rutabaga, Turnips

Fruits
Fruits

Tangerines, Avocados, Guava, Grapefruit, Kumquats, Lemons, Lime, Mandarins, Oranges, Tangelos


Self Reflections

Self Reflections

Spring has Sprung, are you ready to bloom? The sun is on your side and Mother Earth is sharing her colorful magic to illuminate the way and attract all that you want to flourish.This moon represents the beginning of the creative cycle and the start of production. This cycle exemplifies “change” as we are officially in Spring and hones are ability to adapt to new elements and a new season. It’s time to plant your seed for the New Year! With focused purpose and confidence, you flow without judgement through all of your creative expressions!

Credits: Abner Graboff - vintage sun drawing, Lawrence Alma-Tadema - spring painting


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