Janet Groom Soul Magic Coaching logo 2024 Website Header

Unlock Your SOUL MAGIC
to UPLIFT the World

Website Header FREE Writing Guide to download

Moon Influences

Shoot for the MOON
and if you miss,
you will still be among the Stars.

– Lee Brown

Are you drawn to the MOON?

Since early man, the moon has held our awe and curiosity. Some have treated as a Goddess while others have feared it.

As a child, I was told about the moon being made from cheese and that there was a man in the moon – which I hasten to add, that even as a young child, this made no sense to me. On another occasion, I vividly remember my two older brothers lifting me up to see the moon out the window and them telling me that a man had landed on the moon – it was 20 July 1969, and I was only 2 years old.

My fascination for the night sky, and in particular the moon, has only grown through my travels. Looking back, I marvel at the night Mr G and I stood on knee deep in snow in the Swiss Alps and were amazed at how the moonlight reflecting on the pure white snow creating an ethereal light – so bright we could see clearly. On another occasion, we were sleeping on the deck of a sailing yacht in Indonesia and as we watched the Moon and stars overhead, we were rocked to sleep. It was a dreamlike experience.

I am totally captivated by the moon – are you?

There are three main ways in which the Moon impacts on life: time, tides and light.

You may know from school days (or not!) that the moon rotates on its axis equal to the time it takes to orbit the earth which takes 27.3 days which means the same side of the moon is always on display to the earth. The cycle from New Moon to next New Moon takes 29.5 days. Both the moon and the earth orbit the Sun.

The moon is known to affect the tides with its gravitational pull, meaning the oceans to bulge creating high tides with the most impact on a New or Full moon. Additionally, the moon also plays a part in lives of animals, including providing navigational aid for migrations  (if you wish to know more on this, please do an internet search as it is quite interesting).

In farming communities, some farmers choose to follow the lunar cycle for planting and harvesting. You can grab a copy of the annual ALMANAC to find out more details about when to do certain tasks. (Available to buy on Amazon)

And, surprisingly, in some cultures women are even guided to have their haircut and shave at a specific cycle of the moon.

In the spiritual world, the NEW MOON or FULL MOON are auspicious times to carry out some rituals or tasks.

The NEW MOON (Yangthe masculine energy) is a powerful time to set your intentions, and a time to clear and re-energise your sacred space.

While the FULL MOON (Yinfemale energy) is the end of the cycle, like a cosmic wave breaking – a time to reflect and realign with the rhythm of the Universe. It is also a good time to release negative energies and if you work with crystals, the Full Moon’s energy will cleanse them.

Over the centuries, the moon has attracted many followers from the ancient Greeks, the Romans, the Celts and the Native American Indians. It is associated with dreams, imagination and creativity, as well as, wisdom, intuition, birth-death, reincarnation and spiritual connection. And, of course, numerous myths and legends are associated with the moon – like vampires and werewolves.

Even in today’s world it still has a hold over us, and I will be forever enthralled by her ethereal beauty shining down from the star-filled night sky filling my soul with dreams.

What do you love about the moon?

Previous SOUL MAGIC Blog Posts…

2023 REVIEW: Look Back over the Year and Counting Our Blessings

Time to look back and count our Blessings from 2023   Introduction: This year has flown by and, certainly compared with the last few years, it has felt like a good one. There have been many...

A Year in Review: Pausing to Reflect, Cherish, and Learn

December is an ideal time to pause and reflect on the ups and downs of the past year.   Introduction: As the year draws to a close, it's a natural inclination to take a moment to reflect on the...

About Angels

Janet and Caroline are sharing their angel stories, how the angels helped them and what angels they call uponLearn more about Janet Groom, Spiritual Life Coach https://janetgroom.com/and Caroline...

About Books

What is your favorite book? Have you had one book that changed your life?Enjoy our wonderful chat sharing childhood memories of readingand books that have helped us alongplus of course about the...

About Empaths

Janet and Caroline are sharing their experiences of being an empath, and how they learned to embrace the gift it brings.reach out to us if you have any questions or love to learn more on how you can...

About Energy

Janet and Caroline share about Energies, low energies, being in the flow, and how you can clear your energies, plus what your energy bodies and systems areJanet Groom, Spiritual Life...

About Fear

Janet and Caroline are sharing their own experiences with fear plus wonderful techniques, that have helped them to come back to peace and calm.Janet Groom, Spiritual Life...

About Gratitude

Learn why Gratitude is so effective in helping you feel betterJanet Groom, Spiritual Life Coachhttps://janetgroom.com/and Caroline Palmy, Heart Flow Healerhttps://carolinepalmy.com/

About Guidance

Oracle Cards, Angel Cards are a fun way to receive your guidance. Are you looking for answers in your life, then listen to this episode and find out how you can receive your guidance.Janet Groom,...

About Heart and Soul

Janet Groom and Caroline Palmy talk about the Divine, our Spiritual Journey, about Heart and Soul Janet Groom, Spiritual Life Coachhttps://janetgroom.com/and Caroline Palmy Heart Flow Healer and...

Strawberry Full Moon

3 June 2023 – Strawberry Full Moon

The Strawberry Full Moon is the cosmic arrival of summer (Northern Hemisphere) and is in Sagittarius, the archer. A sign that it is a time of truths being told, or at the very least an invite to be straight shooting – be blunt and speak up about things we have kept hidden.

It is called the STRAWBERRY full moon as it announces the season of strawberries, think of Wimbledon and bowls of sweet red strawberries topped with cream. To me personally, a lovely feeling of summer in the garden enjoying time with friends and family.

This full moon is a reminder, a shining beacon, to see the beauty around us and gently leading us to delve deeper in our spiritual growth.

Allow yourself to be immersed into its potent energy to bring back INNER PEACE and a renewed awareness of your Soul’s Purpose. Seek a way to bring space to allow the magnificent cosmic energies shift your focus and realign with harmony.

Stop rushing around in busyness – take a pause
and gives yourself  space to brings back peace and harmony

If you wish to know about INNER PEACE, please listen/watch Episode 6 of the ‘Heart and Soul’ show with myself and the incredible Caroline Palmy when we discuss how important finding INNER PEACE is in today’s world.

FREE 'Garden of Inner Peace' Meditation to download

Click on the button below to download a short (12-minute) guided meditation to help you find your own sanctuary of peace and calm.