The beginning begins again.
Color, light and warmth feel better than one could ever remember.
Traditionally in many native cultures this Moon is known as the Pink Moon. This is the color of the phlox flower that grows vastly 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 Spring and 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), the Awakening Moon, 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
Movement: Walking & Stretching
Atmosphere: Warm, Sunny, Clear
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.
Herb(s): Nettle known as the milk of Mother Nature, it’s one of the few nourishing herbs that are adaptogenic. It is rich in protein and packed with minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants and aid in boosting energy. Nettles also help with detoxifying the body as a blood purifier, strengthens bone and connective tissue, and helps with allergies.
Flower: Daisy represents innocence and purity and a childlike heart
Tree: Willow represents healing, growth, ancient knowledge, nurturing, and protection.
What’s In Season (Early Spring)
Vegetables: English Peas, Artichokes, Asparagus, Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Carrots, Cauliflower, Celery, Kale, Leeks, Lettuce, Potatoes, Rutabaga, Turnips
Fruits & Nuts: Tangerines, Avocados, Guava, Grapefruit, Kumquats, Lemons, Lime, Mandarins, Oranges, Tangelos
Self Reflections of This Moon
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 our 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!