Tuesday, 3 November 2009

Full Moon ceremony and Knitting


Lately, I've been getting into a habit of reading in bed each night before I go to sleep so, after finishing another chapter of The Story of Edgar Sawtelle last night around 9 PM, it was time for lights out. At around 10:30 PM, I suddenly jolted upright with a knowing that it was a Full Moon night. I quickly jumped out of bed, checked the Australian Government Geo-Science website just to be sure and it was confirmed.....the night had gifted us with a beautiful full moon DownUnder. So I gathered up my tools for my Earth Healing ritual, and made my way outside. The full moon was bright and clear, claiming centre stage in the night sky with not a cloud to be seen. I ceremoniously laid out my tools - a clay disc to represent Mother Earth, a green candle to represent Nature, two rose quartz gems to help in sending love and healing to the Earth, and a Buddha bell to signal the beginning and end of my prayer meditation. I felt a sense of hopefulness as I meditated for a while on sending love and healing to the Earth. After the ceremony, I went back to bed feeling in a very positive and happy mindset. There is still a lot of good in this world.

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Today, I did some alterations to a pair for board shorts for Beau, then later, taught Brad how to knit a flat piece on a circular loom. I confess that I did look up the directions on Google and I found this link on YouTube to be the most helpful.

The scarf Brad wants to make is now under way




I hope to get my Artist's Way post up tomorrow so stay tuned...


Love, light and peace

8 comments:

  1. There is still a lot of good in this world. You are part of it! :D

    Cool knitting!

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  2. How wonderful that you take the time to do this on a full moon!
    It's people like YOU that make this world a better place♥
    Nice knitting too!

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  3. Way to go getting out of bed like that to celebrate the full moon! Inspiring!

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  4. Your full moon ceremony sounds lovely. It was a beautiful, giant orb as it rose last night. So bright and full of promise!

    Hugs,
    Tamerie

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  5. I noticed the full moon last night. It was beautiful!

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  6. the moon was huge and so bright I was in awe the other night.

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  7. How lovely that we see the same beauty from different parts of the world. We are truely blessed.
    Look forward to seeing the scarf.

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  8. I agree, you are part of the good in this world! :):) Sounds like a peaceful, lifting ceremony.

    I have never seen a round knitting loom. Wow! I hope Brad won't mind showing us a picture when he's done with the scarrf. :)

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