December Moon Musings by Bekah Turner

New Moon Tuesday 11/29 Full Moon Wednesday 12/14 New Moon Thursday 12/29 “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” (Rumi) The last month of 2016 opens with the waxing crescent moon already in the sky. December rules the longest nights of the year, leading us to winter solstice on 12/21, and so it is fitting that the universe offers us a cycle ruled by fire to sustain us through the darkness. This is not just any fire, but like a bonfire on a cold night. Imagine how many evenings our ancestors spent huddled around those life-giving Read the full article…

November Moon Musings by Bekah Turner

November Moon Musings by Bekah Turner “Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh Full moon in Taurus Monday 11/14 New Moon in Sagittarius 11/29 The calming, cooling water element guides us into the last autumnal month of November and the first week is truly about slowing down and letting go. Overall, November invites deep reflection and appreciation of the physical and emotional realms. This is a month of feeling feelings and loving the body and home we find ourselves in at this time. The full moon on the 14th is earthy, grounded Read the full article…

Moon Musings for August by Bekah Turner

Happy August, yogis! The fixed fire/Mid-summer lunar cycle begins Tuesday August 2nd and ends Wednesday August 31st; the Intention: Focus on LOVE! Here is my favorite quote for this cycle, from the Sufi master and poet, Hafiz: Even After All this time The sun never says to the earth, “You owe Me.” Look What happens With a love like that, It lights the Whole Sky. The new moon begins the new lunar month. Yogis, like most ancient people, have always followed the moon and set their “holy” days around the potent phases. The full moon is the climax of the Read the full article…