Tonight, Dec 31, 2009, will be a “Blue Moon”.
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/s/capress/091229/science/science_us_sci_blue_moon_1 The New Year's Eve blue moon will be visible in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America and Africa. For partygoers in Australia and Asia, the full moon does not show up until New Year's Day, making January a blue moon month for them.
Picture of the moon from www.phys.ncku.edu.tw
Credit & Copyright: Vic Winter (ICSTARS)
Our Ancestors believed that great magic was at work when the moon appeared to have a blue tinge to it. The different phases of the moon were all celebrated and a different goddess was attributed to each day of the moon. The Blue Moon signalled that great changes, usually physical changes, would happen on the Earth. Of course, each change affected the humans, and so they completed elaborate rituals to honour the Moon Goddess of the Blue Moon, and humbly asked for protection from what ever was to come.
This emotion comes through in today’s Tarot cards. For example, The Moon card from the Arto Deck is beautiful, and shows Artemis, Moon Goddess, walking the hunt with her dogs and carrying the Hare which is sacred to her.
The Arto deck was published by Adam McLean in 2008
However, the card shows that emotions play a huge role in the picture’s story. One dog is howling, and one dog is looking protective of Artemis. The lobster out of the water is unnatural, and speaks of unnatural things happening. When the Moon card shows up, a reader will tell you that it is time to pay attention to intuition, to watch for magic, and also to be aware of a world going topsy turvey. Even though the ocean shows calmness on the surface, there are big currents underneath, that are hidden. The sail boat, sailing with a full sail is also not normal for most often at night, the sails are down. This means that some power is at work, trying to move goods and perhaps men, while most people are sleeping. In other words, power is working in the darkness in an effort to keep things hidden.
Perhaps this is a reflection of how governments around the world have been trying to lie to their constituents about how the government uses money, about food supplies, and about pharmaceuticals that have been put on the market, and were not thoroughly tested.
This Blue Moon signals that 2010 will be a time of reckoning for deceitfulness, and gives warning to individuals to trust in the natural, and what is in their heart.
Happy New Year’s Eve!