December gets its name from the Latin decem for “ten” because it used to be the tenth month of the Roman calendar before our modern 12-month calendar.
This month is marked by the beginning of winter in the Northern Hemisphere. Snow falls on land and ice freezes the waters. However it is a time for rejoice and renewal because of the holiday season and Yule or the Winter Solstice, when the return of the Sun God is celebrated.
December’s Full Moon Spell 🌕
This ritual is a symbolic act to channel your energy, where mind, soul, emotion, and body align with a purpose, in the same direction.
Full Moon spells are an exercise of consciousness, so focus on your most precious asset: your energy. Feel free to modify this ritual and adapt it to your personal journey by deciding on an intention before you begin.
After the ritual, put out the candle and continue to burn it safely during the following days. Take the time to meditate daily as you focus on your intent and divine spark.
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Spiritual Meaning of the Full Cold Moon
December’s Full Moon gets its name because it appears on nights long and cold, due to the proximity of winter solstice in the northern hemisphere. In this phenomenon, the plane of the orbit of the Moon around the Earth is close to coinciding with the plane of Earth’s orbit around the Sun.
See also: Cold Moon Journaling Ritual
During the long winter months, it’s important to build hope and manifest healing. Spiritually, the Full Moon is a guiding light to empower and acknowledge our spiritual journey. Tying together the energy of the season and lunar time helps increase the power of your rituals.
Just like the Moon, Sun and planets make alignments, you are also an entire universe, and you receive unique alignments that are just for you. So follow your intuition and enjoy a Full Moon ritual as a magical act of power to attract what you want in your life.
What to do on the Full Cold Moon?
Focus on inner work and shadow work. What traits of your personality are lurking inside which no longer serve you or are no longer needed? What traits can they be replaced with?
Think of something you’re in denial of and then write about it. How long have you been in denial of this thing?
Practice Magical Journaling. Choose one thing you’re grateful for about yourself and write that down too. Pick a good trait that you’re proud of. Be spontaneous and write as many words as you can.
A Full Moon ritual can be a great way to reconnect with the rhythms we share with all life under the stars. It can also be a powerful tool to align with the ebb and flow of energy as we seek to foster a life of our dreams and release the things that hold us back.
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