Harnessing the Power of the Strawberry Full Moon – Unleashing Your Cosmic Potential

May 31st, 2023

By Nikki Harper

Staff Writer for Wake Up World

Astrologically speaking, the Strawberry Moon occurs when the Full Moon is in Sagittarius, the adventurous and expansive sign ruled by Jupiter. This cosmic alignment amplifies the themes of expansion, optimism, and spiritual growth. It encourages us to explore new horizons, expand our belief systems, and seek truth and meaning in our lives.

Sagittarius is known for its love of freedom and exploration. Under the influence of the Strawberry Moon, we are called to break free from limitations and embrace a sense of adventure. It’s a time to step out of our comfort zones, take risks, and pursue our dreams with enthusiasm and confidence. The energy of this full moon supports us in embracing the unknown and trusting in the journey ahead.

As a fire sign, Sagittarius infuses the Strawberry Moon with a fiery passion that ignites our desires and fuels our motivation. It encourages us to connect with our inner spark and channel it into our intentions and goals. This is a potent time to set clear intentions and visualize the abundant outcomes we wish to manifest. The expansive energy of Sagittarius, combined with the heightened energy of the full moon, supports us in aligning our thoughts and actions with our highest aspirations.

Furthermore, the influence of Jupiter, the ruling planet of Sagittarius, adds an extra dose of luck and positivity to the Strawberry Moon. Jupiter is associated with abundance, growth, and opportunity. Its presence during this lunar event invites us to tap into the limitless possibilities that surround us. It reminds us to have faith in the universe’s abundant nature and to open ourselves to receive its blessings.

Ritual Suggestions for the Strawberry Moon:

  1. Setting Intentions by Candlelight: Harness the magical energy of fire and illumination by performing a candlelit ritual. Find a quiet space and light a candle, representing the radiant energy of the Strawberry Moon. Close your eyes, take deep breaths, and connect with your innermost desires. Write down your intentions on a piece of paper, focusing on areas of your life that require transformation and growth. Visualize these intentions coming to fruition as you burn the paper with the candle’s flame, releasing your intentions into the universe.
  2. Moon Bathing for Cleansing and Renewal: Under the luminous radiance of the Strawberry Moon, take the opportunity to connect with the moon’s energy through moon bathing. Find a serene outdoor location, ideally near a body of water, and allow the moon’s gentle light to wash over you. Breathe deeply, consciously releasing any negativity or stagnant energy within you. Visualize the moonlight cleansing and renewing your body, mind, and spirit, leaving you refreshed and open to receive the moon’s transformative energy.
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  3. Crafting a Manifestation Altar: Create a sacred space within your home to honor the energy of the Strawberry Moon. Choose a space where you can display objects that represent your desires and intentions. Gather items such as crystals, flowers, and symbols that resonate with your goals. As you arrange them on your altar, infuse each object with your intentions and visualize them coming to life. Return to your altar throughout the lunar cycle, meditating on your desires and reaffirming your commitment to their manifestation.
  4. Moonlit Affirmation Ritual: Harness the power of positive affirmations under the Strawberry Moon’s radiant gaze. Find a quiet place outdoors where you can comfortably sit or stand, directly beneath the moon. Close your eyes and take several deep breaths to center yourself. As you exhale, speak your affirmations aloud, allowing the moon’s energy to amplify their potency. Repeat affirmations such as “I am deserving of abundance,” “I embrace my true potential,” and “I am open to receiving the universe’s gifts.” Feel the resonance of each affirmation within you as you visualize them manifesting in your life.

As we immerse ourselves in the mesmerizing energy of the Strawberry Moon, let us embark on a journey of transformation, manifestation, and self-discovery. By embracing the rituals suggested here, you can tap into the potent energies of the universe and align with your highest potential. Remember, the universe conspires to support your growth and desires. Allow the radiant energy of the Strawberry Moon to guide you on your path of awakening and illumination.

May your intentions blossom and your dreams bear fruit under the radiant light of the Strawberry Moon. Embrace the transformation that awaits you.

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.