The full moon of May 5, 2023, also known as the Flower Moon, is a sight to behold. As one of the four lunar events known as the "cross-quarter days," it marks the midpoint between the spring equinox and summer solstice, and has been celebrated by various cultures throughout history.
The name "Flower Moon" comes from the fact that this is the time of year when the flowers start to bloom, signaling the arrival of spring. This is a time of renewal and growth, as the Earth awakens from its winter slumber and bursts forth with new life. The energy of the Flower Moon is therefore one of vitality, fertility, and creativity.
In astrology, the Flower Moon is in the sign of Scorpio, which is associated with transformation, regeneration, and intensity. This means that this particular full moon will be a powerful time for releasing old patterns and embracing new beginnings. Scorpio is a water sign, so emotions may be heightened during this time, and it is important to stay grounded and centered.
One way to harness the energy of the Flower Moon is through ritual and meditation. You may want to create an altar or sacred space, with candles, crystals, and other items that resonate with you. You could also take a ritual bath or shower, using herbs and oils that correspond with the energy of the moon.
During your meditation or ritual, you may want to focus on setting intentions for the coming months. This could be anything from a personal goal, to a creative project, to a spiritual practice. Scorpio energy is all about transformation and letting go of what no longer serves you, so you may also want to take some time to release any negative patterns or emotions that are holding you back.
Whether you choose to celebrate the Flower Moon through ritual, meditation, or simply by taking a moment to appreciate the beauty of the natural world, this is a time of renewal and growth. As the flowers bloom and the Earth comes alive with new energy, let us all embrace the vitality and creativity of the Flower Moon, and welcome the abundance that is sure to follow.