The August 2010 full moon will occur on August 24th. It is the most distant, and therefore the smallest, full moon of the year. But neither distance nor size can reduce the power of the Sturgeon Moon. According to the Farmer's Almanac, this moon was named by fishermen, "since sturgeon, a large fish of the Great Lakes and other major bodies of water, were most readily caught during this month. A few tribes knew it as the Full Red Moon because, as the Moon rises, it appears reddish through any sultry haze. It was also called the Green Corn Moon or Grain Moon."
In his book The Reappearance of the Christ and the Masters of Wisdom, Benjamin Creme writes, "The great theme of the new world religion will be the recognition of the many divine approaches and the continuity of revelation which each of them conveyed; the task ahead of the spiritually minded people of the world today is to prepare humanity for the imminent and (perhaps) the greatest of all the Approaches. The method employed will be the scientific and intelligent use of Invocation and Evocation and the recognition of their tremendous potency."
The time of the full moon is believed to be the time between God's inhale and exhale; a brief period each month during which humanity is aligned with the Creator and lines of communication are open through which our desires are received and answered by the Most High if we put forth the intention. Since all of humanity is one, the full moon brings great opportunity to manifest world peace, love, harmony and planetary healing. It is also a time of great power for individuals to bring forth improved life conditions.
On or about August 24, 2010, groups will gather to perform full moon meditations. One such gathering is the Dancing With the Ancients World Healing Ceremony on August 24th in North Hills, CA. Some will prefer to manifest personal life changes. The following rituals, spells and invocations may be useful.
A bath and candle healing spell:
* 1 blue candle
* 1 oz. powdered ginger
* 5 drops eucalyptus oil
Run a hot bath. Add the ginger and the eucalyptus oil. Light the blue candle and turn out the lights. Enter the bathtub, and soak in the bath water. Feel the waters cleansing you of the toxins in your body, and say:
Isis, Goddess who heals all
Release this (name illness: cold, flu, etc.) from me. Make me well again.
Chant this as you feel the toxins leaving your body. When you feel slightly shaky (this will happen!), drain the tub and visualize the toxins washing down the drain. Rinse your body and your tub with cool water, visualizing all of the toxins washing off of your body, and your body becoming free of what you were sick with.
Bring the candle to your room and immediately go to bed, keeping the candle light for a few minutes as you visualize yourself waking up feeling much better.
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