The August 29 Full Moon occurs at 2:35 PM. This is a time of those lazy days of summer when the moon is watched in its fullness and widens herself to the admiring sun. This is the month when summer kisses the moon most tender and we most often see a blush-colored or reddish hued moon
The August full moon is also known as Full Sturgeon Moon named after the Native Americans. The Sturgeon moon is remarkably named after the sturgeons of fish available around the Great Lakes, however the tribes in the southern part of the Americas name it the Full Red moon because of the heat the moon seems red and hazy. In European nations it was the named Green corn moon after the corns appear to have green leaves and grains are at its highest peaks.
What is a Supermoon?
This August brings a “perigee” full Moon. This is the time each month when the Moon is nearest to Earth in its orbit. In other words, the full Moon coincides with perigee this August.
When this happens, there are some physical effects, such as elevated tides. All full Moons raise the Earth’s tides; however, a full Moon at perigee elevates tides further.
In recent years, the term “Supermoon” has become popular. It’s just a catchy way to say “perigee full Moon.” In fact, there will be three Supermoons before the end of the year—in August, September and October.
When the Moon is full, the pull linking of the Moon on one side of the earth and the Sun following creates and unbalanced draw and as humans since we are 80% water it many have a great affect on our own bodily water levels including the earths atmosphere.
This is also known as the second moon of Shawnodese, Spirit Keeper of the South is the Ripe Berries Moon position on the Native American Medicine Wheel. Iron and garnet are the mineral totems for this moon, raspberry is the plant totem, and the sturgeon is the animal totem. The color is red, and the Thunderbird clan influences the position.
Iron teaches people in this position about their strength and garnet shows them their heart is the source of that strength. From the raspberry they learn about their sweetness and the thorns they project to protect this part of themselves from other people. The sturgeon shows them their depth and their need to teach. The Ripe Berries Moon teaches them how to work from the heart center, how to demonstrate affection, how to face fears, and how to develop leadership abilities. This moon helps develop courage and power. People experiencing the sturgeon energy need to guard against impulsiveness, arrogance, and a tendency to dominate any scenario.
All of Creation is related. ~White Buffalo Calf Woman, Lakota Sioux
Things To Do During A Full Moon!
- Cleansing Your Spirit
- Clean out closets and drawers
- Clean off the clutter around your sleeping area
- Clean out old papers and receipts
You can take your time and do this cleaning over the next few weeks. It will benefit you enormously on your spiritual path.
I feel that all full moons are a special time for us to connect to the Great Spirit as well as the moon. Do something special in honor of this full moon.
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Full Moon Blessings,