Full Moon For July....The Buck Moon
This months full moon is known as the Buck Moon, named after the new antlers that emerge from a buck's forehead around this time of the year. Deer belong to the Cervidae family along with elk, moose, reindeer, and other species. There are several different species of deer in the US and Europe, where this traditional Full Moon name originated.
It is also called Thunder Moon, Hay Moon, and Wort Moon. Other names for the July full moon is Thunder Moon because of the frequent thunderstorms in the summer. The Anglo-Saxon name is either Hay Moon, after the hay harvest that takes place in July, or Wort Moon, indicating that July is the time to gather herbs (worts) to dry and use as spices and remedies.
During this full moon, you’ll be all about embracing who you are, while being super accepting of others. Because this particular full moon is in Aquarius, it'll make you want to be surrounded by people that accept you for who you are. Suddenly, you'll see with crystal-clear clarity who your true friends are, along with those people you’d be 100-percent fine with never seeing again. This Full Moon is bursting with energy –some positive and some negative. This is a good time to tune into your intuitive self as this will help you keep your emotions at an even level. If not your Emotions will be running at a very high level and could cause problems in relationships or finances. It is a time to keep yourself balanced as it will be easy to get emotional during this full moon. This Full Moon is about balancing our commitment to our career and families. Something has been building inside of us, and now is the time when the energy of the universe demands that we let it out. Over the next two weeks, we will discover what this means for us. For now, we can’t sit on our feelings, we need to express them.
During this full moon it is time to cleanse and charge your crystals under the Sun during the day and the Moon by night. Your crystals need to be cleansed periodically to get rid of any residue energies so that they can function at their highest capacity.
Many Blessings J