Moon Phases P7 Dark Moon The dark moon is the phase designated for dealing with enemies. It is also a time to uncover our darkest emotions and understand our passions and angers. Spells cast during this stage are often associated with justice. The dark moon occurs ten and a half, to fourteen days from the full moon. Now that you know the basic gist of the different phases of the moon, something else you may want to consider making part of your spells experience is full moon oil
Moonwater is imbued with the energy of the Full or New Moon. It is great for many spells, for ritual drink on full moons or Sabbats, or just for a little extra Goddess energy. Use a glass bottle/jar filled with water left under the moon overnight (a garden or a window sill will do fine) . Add a blessing: “Blessed Moon lend your strength and courage to the water I make this night. May it be filled with your ever lasting love and healing power.
The phases of the moon form an important part of a witches practice, whether one simply keeps their eye upon the sky to acknowledge the moons movements or participates eagerly in Esbats i.e. full moon rituals that celebrate the moon's great feminine energy. As the moon enters into different phases, its energy and how it affects the inhabitants of earth is altered.
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