Wooden Mirror Lunar Moon Phase Wall Hanging for Altar Space or Home Decor
Approx 2.5"W x 27"L
Moon Phase Meanings and Symbolism
The moon is one of our most prominent and ancient symbols. It has shaped how we understand and track time, its movement controls the tides, and its rise into the sky signals the coming of night. It has a marked association with femininity and fertility - for female menstrual cycles are roughly the same amount of time as a lunar phase. All of these roles have cemented its relationship to us, and we see this in the way that the moon has made its way into our myths and culture.
The lunar cycle is made up of several distinct phases, all of which have associations with different states of being. These states mirror a kind of spiritual path or quest - which like our search for ourselves, never ends. When we observe the moon, we see reflections of the grand pattern of life that is birth, death and rebirth.
How to Work With Moon Phases
New Moon/Dark Moon: As you might guess, the new moon is symbolic of beginnings. This phase is replete with pure potential and possibility. The slate is clean, anything can happen, and there’s a sense of expectancy about upcoming growth. New moons are generally good times to start new projects and launch new ventures.
Waxing Crescent Moon: Think about this time as planting a seed. The new moon gave you a chance to think about what it is that you want to accomplish, but the waxing crescent asks us to make it known, and develop our willpower to push it into fruition.
First Quarter Moon: This is symbolic of a time of maturation. Her thrust to reach fullness in the first quarter is also symbolic of assertion, drive, motivation, and the need to accomplish. First-quarter moons are a good time to get your motors running towards an end goal. The moon’s increase blesses your increase.
Waxing Gibbous Moon: The waxing gibbous moon is there when we are close to our goals, but we need to assess their viability. Perhaps your original desire is not possible at this time, but a different version of it is.
Half Moon: This moon phase is all about liminality. It is neither full nor new. The half-moon represents ‘either-or’ energy that implies anything can happen. Because it represents liminal essence (neither here nor there), it is rife with potential in terms of manifesting dreams, goals, etc. The half-moon is also symbolic of balance and harmony.
Full Moon: Ideally, the full moon sees your creative seeds from initial non-existence (new moon), to evolutional growth (first quarter) and now to its complete realization. The full moon is about illuminating what has been hidden. It’s symbolic of the whole enchilada – the full maturation of possibility. Full moons are designed to revel in accomplishments. It’s a time to embrace what has been revealed and bask in the beauty of full manifestation.
Waning Gibbous Moon: While your actions and their reactions are still clear in your memory, it’s a good time to reflect. This stage, like its waxing mirror, is also one for refining, but this time, instead of looking at events, and what you can do, think about how you feel. Again, the waning period is all about looking internally.
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