Worm Moon - Luna Eclipse - Full Moon in Libra 2024

This Monday evening into Tuesday morning we welcome the March Full Moon, the moons fullest point at exactly 6pm AEDT. Falling in the Air sign of Libra.

The Worm Full Moon - named for the worms and beetle larvae that would appear at this time of year in the Northern hemisphere.

It's the first Full Moon following the Autumn Equinox, and as such is the first Full Moon of the new astrological year - the perfect time for manifesting. 

This isn't just any full moon the Full Moon in Libra will also be the first luna eclipse of 2024. 

This won't be a Lunar Eclipse in the traditional sense where the Moon turns blood red. Because in a traditional lunar eclipse, the Moon passes through the umbra (the darkest part of the Earth's shadow). This Full Moon, the Moon will pass through the penumbra (the lighter part of the Earth's shadow). The Full Moon will be fainter, but it won't be the stark blood colour people think of when they normally think of a lunar eclipse.

The luna eclipse will begin at 9.53pm on Sunday evening reaching its max at 12.12am and ending at 2.32am on Monday morning.

What does an Eclipse mean for Astrology?

An eclipse is a period of change & transformation... A Solar Eclipse is a portal of new beginnings & Change where the Luna Eclipse reveals the energies to complete one's journey or shift, Luna Eclipses are more emotionally charged & Luna being feminine energy helps to feel intuition & honour knowledge.

It is important to take on board what a Lunar Eclipse may reveal, don't fight its knowledge, take it in & ask what the highest manifestation is I can create with this energy. Even if the information is unwanted or unexpected, be open to it & trust it is landing with you with purpose at the exact time you need it.

A luna eclipse is also an energetic push for the universe to take you out of stagnant energies & old patterns. Sometimes this push can feel disruptive to your nervous system & you may try to resist it at first, but there is no moving backwards on a luna eclipse. If you try to hold onto energy that no longer serves you, you will only be met with frustration & misalignment.

Use this energy to detach from energies, emotions, even people that no longer serve your evolution this month.

Hold Space for yourself, give yourself time to process what the Eclipse reveals. Do not rush into decisions, rather let the energy settle & make the moves needed to send you forwards.

What the Libra energy means to you?

Libra, ruled by Venus, the planet of Love & Beauty. Libra reminds us to connect with the things we love in our lives. Libra helps us to connect with our hearts & communicate with others from this place. In its highest Libra gives us Patients, Compassion & the willingness to understand others perspectives.

We know it can be hard to step into our higher vibration of love when we can be affected by others around us, as we naturally absorb other people's energy. Energy is contagious however it is important to hold boundaries to help us maintain the vibrations we want to experience instead of absorbing those vibrations of those around us.

This Luna Eclipse is an opportunity to create those boundaries. As you move through center yourself & recognize your wholeness without anyone else. Then look at the connections in your life, which ones nourish you & which ones drain you? Where do you need more balance or more boundaries.

Relationships evolve over time, so what may have once worked well may just need some repair.

Full Moon in Libra Rituals:

Follow your Heart:

Take time to connect with yourself, Meditate or Journal connecting with your heart & the things you love, center yourself and recognize your wholeness. Ask yourself these questions...

  • What are the things you love in your life?
  • What drains you? What raises you?
  • What no longer connects with your vibration?
  • What boundaries do you need to create?
  • Where do you need balance?
  • What may need repair or release?

Balance:

Set time to relax & rejuvenate this will make you feel so much better...

  • Run yourself a Bath. (try our full moon ritual bath soak)
  • Take a walk in nature.
  • Catch up on that show you've been meaning to watch.
  • Book yourself a massage or facial.
  • Get cosy and read a book.
  • Meditate.

Detox & Declutter: Clear out & clean up, its the perfect time for a refresh let go of the old ready to welcome the new, This can also apply to the things around us remember the items we carry and also hold some of that energy we need to shed sometimes and its always a great way to welcome and make space for new energy.

Crystals for the Full Moon in Libra:

  • Moonstone: Carries the energy of the moon, welcoming abundance.
  • Green Jade: Attracts & Manifests good luck & good fortune.
  • Peach Selenite: Enhances one's intuition & psychic abilities.
  • Labradorite: Reflects the moonlight to enhance. rituals.
  • Rose Quartz: Embraces the heart & femine energy of Venus & Libra.
  • Amethyst: Helps to decipher the messages you may receive from the universe.

Don't forget with every Full Moon it is the perfect time to...

  • Charge your crystals, place you crystals out in the light of the full moon to recharge their energy.
  • Make so Moon Water: place some water out in the moon light, this is great for spell work or even to bath or water your plants.
  • Journal: write do what you are greatful for and what you are ready to release.
  • Release: write down everything that you are ready to shed & burn it, releasing it to the universe.
March 24, 2024 — Hayley Ragona

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