Pagan: Cold Moon, Wolf Moon, Chaste Moon, Quiet Moon, Snow Moon, Ice Moon, Storm Moon
Native American / Farmers’ Almanac: Wolf Moon, Hunger Moon, Snow Moon, Old Moon
In the Pacific Northwest, the first Full Moon of 2013 arrives on January 26th at 8:38pm (PST).
Nature Spirits: gnomes, brownies
Herbs: marjoram, holy thistle, nuts, cones
Colors: white, blue-violet, black
Flowers: snowdrop, crocus
Scents: musk, mimosa
Stones: garnet, onyx, jet, chrysoprase
Animals: fox, coyote
Birds: pheasant, blue jay
Deities: Freyja, Inanna, Hera
Energy: Sluggish, beginning and conceiving, protection, good for reversing spells. Conserve energy by working on personal problems that involve no one else. This is a good time for planning your year from a spiritual perspective. Set some goals and plan how to achieve them.
- In cold and temperate climates of the Northern Hemisphere, it was difficult to find food during January.
- This was the time when snow covered the earth and the howling of wolves could be heard echoing through the cold winter air.
- Sometimes it was also referred to as the Moon After Yule.
© A Year And A Day (2013)