FULL MOON IN LIBRA
Hello beautiful Full Moon in Libra! After last month’s Full Moon in Virgo which can often be intense for many people, this Full Moon in Libra offers a softer energy. Ruled by Venus (the planet of love + beauty), Libra likes to invite balance, beauty, emotional harmony and love.
This is a wonderful time to set intentions around finding balance in any aspect of your life, but particularly in the emotional realm. Because the full moon often illuminates our “shadows” and the stuff hanging out in our subconscious that we don’t want to deal with, this full moon may actually reveal the parts of your life where you need to work on finding balance.
Since the full moon in Libra always falls near the Spring Equinox which is all about balance as the sun and moon share equal times in the sky, this full moon ritual is going to work toward finding balance. Under the full moon we will steep a nourishing “moon tea” you can drink over the course of the following days to instill wellness, inspire balance, and of course invoke the magic of the full moon!
Items You Will Need:
a selection of dried (or fresh) SPRING herbs such as nettle, horsetail, elderflowers, etc. These herbs are deeply nourishing and will help support your body after the long winter
a large jar with a lid
kyanite or lepidolite (both calming + balancing), otherwise a clear quartz crystal will do
piece of paper + pen
Full Moon in Libra “Moon Tea” Ritual
Set up your SACRED SPACE by placing anything around you (or on your altar) that helps make your space feel magical. This time of year flowers are a wonderful idea. Any crystals, photos, more candles, or other sacred objects are all wonderful
CLEANSE + PURIFY the air by burning herbs, incense, diffusing essential oils or lighting beeswax candles
GROUND YOURSELF by taking deep, slow breaths, feeling your energy descend into the Earth. Try inhaling + exhaling for equal amounts of time to really balance the body, mind + Spirit
MEDITATE upon what is coming up for you this Full Moon. Where in your life are you feeling out of balance? Breathe into these areas of your life as you send them love + healing.
Ask for CLARITY + GUIDANCE if you have any challenges or questions surrounding what is coming up for you. Listen for the answers; they are always within
Once you feel very clear about what your intention is, write it down on your piece of paper. When writing an intention you want to be very CLEAR + SPECIFIC. Try not to be too long winded. Get to the point; where are you seeking balance?
Again, BREATHE evenly into the body, and pour energy into where you are asking for balance; visualize your intention coming to fruition. See yourself surrounded by love, beauty + balance.
Place your HERBS into your jar. Hold the jar and repeat the affirmation: “I am love. I am beautiful. I am balanced” to really tap into the Libra energy that this day is offering.
Finally, you fill your jar with freshly boiled water, and again repeat: “I am love. I am beautiful. I am balanced”.
Place your steeping herbs in the full moonlight if you have access to it (otherwise in your scared space is great). If you have a crystal, place is directly against your jar to infuse your moon tea with the energy of your stone. And finally, your written intention goes under the jar. This will be one magical elixir infused with crystal healing, your intention + the magical energy of the full moon! Powerful stuff!
Before closing your ceremony, I always recommend to connect to GRATITUDE. It can be for something specific in your life, or something more general. Whatever is it really feel it resonate in every single cell. Give thanks for your lessons + for your growth.
Drink your moon tea throughout the next day (or two) and every time you take a sip come back to your intention, and repeat, “I am love. I am beautiful. I am balanced”.
Much love to you on this Full Moon in Libra. Don’t ever forget you are made of love. You resonate with power and beauty. And balance is a gift you can offer yourself at any time.
If you would like to celebrate the Spring Equinox, have a look at the Spring Equinox Ritual for Growth!