I consider the number 13 to be a lucky and auspicious one and a Friday the 13th even better yet! A Full Moon in Pisces is an exalted one in Astrology, the watery depths of dream-time and the subconscious will be especially strong this weekend. Perfect for altered states! This Full Moon is a week before Mabon/Fall Equinox, the second celebration of the Harvest represented by the red and purple grapes for wine making and apples, the fruit of the Goddess! Known by the legends and stories world-wide and with the glorious star inside when you cut the fruit in half. I always think of mulled red wine with cinnamon and apple cobbler or pie at this time of year!
(Lughnassad on the first of August is the First Harvest representing wheat and other grains, bread and beer.) The Harvest time concludes at Samhain, considered the third Harvest and the last chance to prepare for the dark time and the long winter. At Mabon/Fall Equinox next week, we focus our magickal work on the equal time of light and dark and the turning of our part of the planet away from the life giving Sun (in the Northern Hemisphere) that leads to the dark time, winter, going inward to work on self and hibernation that we see in the nature around us.
I have gathered a collection of some really cool articles about the upcoming Harvest Full Moon in Pisces and on a Friday the 13th as well, ominous for some and auspicious for others--each person should be feeling the vibe and sussing out that day's energy for themselves...so be sure to check it out! And also take some time to dance...
The origins of Friday the 13th: https://www.history.com/topics/folklore/friday-the-13th
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