If You Believe in Moons and Miracles…. Read This
By Deborah Blackwell
It’s that time again when we can dive into full moon bliss. Tonight, a rising blue moon will offer us an open door to decision-making and change…endings and beginnings…discovery and shifts.
It’s resolution time, with sparkly cosmic power behind it. That's a miracle in the making.
The blue moon tonight is significant. Not only is it the only one occurring this year, we won’t see a seasonal blue moon again until August, 2024. There are typically three full moons per season, but once in a in a blue moon there are four, and the third is called “blue,” but not because that’s its color. On rare occasions, soot and ash particles in the Earth’s atmosphere can lend the appearance of the blue hue, but the origin of its name is actually recounted in records dating back hundreds of years.
Don't confuse that with the modern custom of identifying the second full moon in a month as blue moon, that’s a misinterpretation. It’s the seasonal blue moon arriving every three years, that shines a light on its astrological roots, symbolizing fruition, clarity, and completion. It gives us a doorway to manifestation for whatever we are dreaming about, it amplifies our wisdom, and offers us an opportunity to take note of where we are and where we want to be.
To experience the magic of this moon, simply decide to open to change.
Be truthful about your aspirations, about who or what you want in your life, about what your heart needs to move forward.
Pay attention to your dreams, and believe what stands in the way is removed, and your seeds are sewn.
Let go of what is not serving your true self, or supporting your soul’s purpose—bad habits, stale routines, miserable people, cruddy jobs, unhealthy relationships, defeatist thinking. No more excuses.
Embrace change, even though it’s tough. Change is uncomfortable and we resist it by nature, but there’s more to life than our daily existence—things we never expected, or even imagined. Call up courage, tune in to your awareness, your environment, and focus on what brings happiness.
Finally, dream big. Ask for Divine support, then trust the signs and shifts.
Whatever is holding us back, this blue moon reminds us we can create a life we want, if we choose, despite not knowing all the answers. Instead of shutting down when we’re exhausted, lost, or afraid, we can redirect ourselves into renewal, creativity, and joy, and use the moon to do it.
When the blue moon rises tonight, why not look at the big picture. Take an inventory, and decide what aspects of yourself and your life are keepers. Connect with this vibrant and vital part of our solar system and create an opening for something new, even if you can’t see it. The moon will be big, bright, and beautiful, despite your local weather.
And, if you think full-moon magic is all nonsense, that’s fine. But at least take a look out the window tonight. When you see the moon, why not close your eyes and go all in. Even if you don’t believe, you might just be ready for a miracle. Or, simply enjoy the moon.