Moon Phases - What do the Lunar Phases mean or represent?

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The moon has always been a powerful and symbolic part of cultures around the world.

The Eight Lunar Phases or Moon Cycles

New Moon: New beginnings, fresh start, rebirth - at time to set intentions

Crescent Moon: Action, intention, hopes, wishes, growth, energy - act on your intentions

First Quarter Moon: Movement, challenges, decisions, action, strength, determination - keep going forward

Gibbous Moon: Adjust, refine, edit, gaining, attaining - fine tune your plans

Full Moon: Abundance, fertility, transformation, release, detoxing, peaked emotions - powerful time for spirituality, guidance and healing.

Disseminating Moon: Contemplation, gratitude, sharing. Good time for quitting bad habits and destructive behaviors.

Last Quarter Moon: Reflection, let go, purge, forgive - focus on the positive.

Balsamic Moon: Surrender, release, rest, recuperate, calmness - focus on the internal self rather than the external world

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