The radiant full Moon is an ancient power for making Magic. December marks the beginning of the cold season in the Northern Hemisphere. ❄️ 🌕 Cold Moon is the name traditionally given to the Full Moon closest to the time when the astronomical winter begins: The Winter Solstice (around Dec. 21st).
🎄 Also known as Yule, and sometimes called Midwinter, the Solstice is a time to celebrate the return of the sun and the lengthening of days. December is an excellent time to get quiet, reflect, and celebrate. Here’s an easy Cold Moon ritual for introspection and reflection.
How does this spell work?
- The color silver represents the Moon. Tonight’s Full Moon ritual will be about opening up intuition and inviting the protective and positive influence of the Goddess. 🌕
- The color gold represents the Sun. It symbolizes the strength and confidence of the Sun being reborn in December. It brings warmth, understanding, and energy for growth. ☀️
- They will be your guides as you journal and answer questions about this past year. This part of the ritual requires self-reflection and a deeper look inside yourself.
Cast this Cold Moon spell any of the three nights when the Moon is full in December.
Cold Moon Ritual & Spell (December)
A Cold Moon ritual to gather your energies and cast a spell of Magic on December’s Full Moon. Set an intention, call out your guides and meditate.
Your journal or paper
Pen or pencil
1 silver candle
1 gold candle
(Optional) Guided meditation below
How to cast the spell
- Take a moment to calm your inner self by taking three deep breaths.
- Light the silver candle. Visualize the power of the Moon coming into yourself and opening your intuition.
- Light the gold candle. Visualize the power of the Sun warming your body and filling you with energy. If you have other spirit guides, invite them to your ritual.
- Say: “I welcome your Powers to guide me.”
- You can play meditative music or follow the guided meditation below to get in tune with the energy of this Full Moon.
- When you are ready, take out your journal or Book of Mirrors and answer the questions included in the page below.
- Once you have finished writing, take a moment to sit quietly and reflect on what you have written.
- When you are finished, extinguish the candles.
- Practice candle safety. Never leave candles burning unattended.
- 🖨️ Scroll down to find a printable version of this spell
Guided Meditation for the Cold Moon
Journaling Page & Cold Moon Magic Spell
This PDF version comes with a transparent background so you can print it on any kind of paper you want and add it to your own Book of Shadows. Find more printable grimoire pages and more Moon Journaling Ideas.
What’s the Spiritual Meaning of the Cold Moon?
The Cold Moon is also known as the Long Night’s Moon because of the Winter solstice being the longest night of the year. Ancient tribes and settlers used these farming moon names to keep track of the seasons.
A Cold Moon marks the beginning of a hard season but also a halfway point. As the Winter Solstice symbolizes a change in direction, this Full Moon can be a moment of transformation. 🌕
Should I Make Moon Water?
Being the last Full Moon of the year, you can energize water with the blessings of the Moon to then bring some of its energy with you into the New Year.
What are the effects of the Cold Moon?
The power of this Full Cold Moon is one of a communicative nature. The Winter season is a humbling one and it can open ourselves to listening more. The spells we cast in the Cold Moon are an invitation to devotion, joy and peace. A Power Full Moon ritual can help you receive messages from a Higher Source. Also to be the best version of ourselves ahead of the New Year.
Inviting your guides and journaling is a process that can help you release and clear the ways for manifestations too.
The Cold Moon is known for its high trajectory across the sky which causes it to sit above the horizon for a longer period of time.
Stay warm and have a Blessed Cold Moon! ✨
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