Waxing and waning Moon

September Pagan Challenge # 11 is about the waning Moon, but it’s actually waxing Moon right now, so let’s talk about both.

The waning Moon

The waning moon is a time for letting go of things. It’s associated with ebb tides and shedding old ideas.
Time to let go of expectations about the stability of life as we head into an era of increasing climate chaos.

Waning Crescent Moon
by Eckhard Slawik

The waxing Moon

The waxing moon is a time for taking on new projects and challenges (like doing more to combat climate change). It’s associated with growth and new beginnings, so it’s a great time to plant seeds. Traditional gardeners would always plant seeds on a waxing moon.

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