By Nikki Harper
Staff Writer for Wake Up World
This April, the energy of the universe begins to stir, and a powerful lunar phase is on the horizon – the Pink Moon. This full moon in April is not actually pink – the name comes from the flowering of pink moss phlox flowers in North America at this time. It does however bring an abundance of celestial energy. The Pink Moon is a cosmic invitation to align with your purpose, manifest your dreams, and embrace the abundance of the universe.
The Astrology of the Pink Moon
The Pink Moon falls under the sign of Libra, which is an air sign that is ruled by Venus. Libra is associated with balance, harmony, and relationships. Its symbol is the scales, which represent the need for balance and harmony in all aspects of our lives. Libra’s energy encourages us to seek fairness, equality, and justice, and it inspires us to find common ground with others. During the Pink Moon, the energies of Libra are magnified, and we are called to focus on nurturing our relationships and fostering a sense of balance and harmony in our lives.
The Pink Moon’s ruler is Venus, the planet of love, beauty, and abundance. Venus’s energy is all about creating harmony, bringing people together, and cultivating beauty in our surroundings. Venus encourages us to embrace the love and beauty that surrounds us and to connect with others on a deeper level. Its energy inspires us to find joy in the simple things in life and to express our creativity. During the Pink Moon, Venus’s energy is amplified, adding an extra layer of love and abundance to the energies of Libra.
The combination of Libra’s energy of balance and harmony and Venus’s energy of love and beauty creates a powerful and positive energy that can have a significant impact on our lives. During the Pink Moon, we are encouraged to focus on nurturing our relationships, finding balance and harmony within ourselves and our surroundings, and expressing our creativity. This is a time to let go of any negativity or imbalances in our lives and to focus on manifesting positivity and abundance.
Harnessing the Energy of the Pink Moon
The Pink Moon is a powerful time for manifestation and transformation, providing an opportunity to align with our purpose and manifest our deepest desires. To harness the energy of the Pink Moon, it’s essential to set intentions and focus on what you wish to bring into your life. Start by creating a clear vision of what you want to manifest, using positive affirmations and visualization techniques to anchor your desires in the present moment. Let go of any doubts or fears that may be holding you back and trust in the universe to bring your dreams to fruition.
The Pink Moon is also a time for letting go of what no longer serves you. Use this lunar phase to release any negative emotions, limiting beliefs, or old patterns that are holding you back from reaching your full potential. Trust that by releasing these old patterns, you make space for new growth and transformation in your life.
Rituals for the Pink Moon
The Pink Moon is a powerful time for cleansing and purifying, and there are many rituals you can do to harness this energy. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
This practice involves burning sage or palo santo to purify the air and cleanse your space and energy. It is a common practice in Native American and Indigenous cultures and is believed to have spiritual and healing benefits.
Create a crystal grid using stones like rose quartz, amethyst, and citrine to amplify the energy of the Pink Moon. You can arrange the stones in a specific pattern or design, and place them in your space to enhance the energy of the full moon. This ritual is believed to help bring love, abundance, and manifestation.
Place a jar of water outside under the light of the Pink Moon to infuse it with the energy of the moon. You can use this water for rituals, such as cleansing or blessing, or even to drink. Moon water is considered to have powerful and transformative properties, making it an excellent tool for your spiritual practice.
Light a pink candle and focus on your intentions and desires. Use the candle to release any fears or doubts and to bring in the energy of manifestation. This ritual is believed to help you align your energy with the energy of the Pink Moon, allowing you to attract positivity and abundance into your life.
How to Make the Most of the Pink Moon
To make the most of the Pink Moon, it’s essential to plan and prepare. Take the time to reflect on your goals and desires, and create a clear plan of action to bring them to fruition. Stay grounded and centered, using meditation or other grounding practices to connect with your inner wisdom and guidance. Trust the process, and know that the universe is conspiring in your favor. Finally, take inspired action, following your intuition and taking steps towards your goals.
About the author:
Nikki Harper is a spiritualist writer, astrologer, and editor for Wake Up World. She writes about divination, astrology, mediumship and spirituality at Questionology: Astrology and Divination For the Modern World where you can also find out more about her work as a freelance astrologer and her mind-body-spirit writing and editing services. Nikki also runs a spiritualist centre in North Lincs, UK, hosting weekly mediumship demonstrations and a wide range of spiritual development courses and workshops.