by Crystal Pomeroy
Full Moons promise a surge of prayer power, as the tide of our awareness is pulled up by lunar gravity. This particular lunation is called Long Nights Moon by Wikkans, lightingas it doesnot only the last nights, but the longest nights of the year. For ancient peoples in matriarchal societies, the Moon was considered the most important luminary, precisely because it provided the most significant light in the midst of darkness, when such illumination was crucial for guidance and protection. The Long Nights Moon is therefore a queen among lunations, her promise of prayer fulfillment is particularly fertile.
What kind of prayer fulfillment is it fertile for?
At the beginning of the Sagittarius New Moon cycle now reaching its fullness, we meditated to align with our higher instincts. The Sabian symbol associated with this Full Moons degree of Gemini, as quoted by Maya, adds direction for this promise: it refers to a mature mentality, "which transforms emotions into mind, instincts into thoughts." Maya has also pointed to the key role of asteroid Pallas Athena in directing the energy of this intense lunar phase, using it to strategically mobilize the warrior within "to achieve goals and fight for beliefs".
Metaphysically speaking. the first placeboth to achieve goals, and to fight for beliefsis in our own consciousness. Stephanie Austin has pointed out the strong Pluto connection to the currently prevalent Jupiter, underscoring this theme as she signals the special opportunity to transform beliefs. As this Full Moon culminates the annual lunar cycles, taking place before the Solstice energy of renewal, it can be used to create a great strategy to release whatever elements may have blocked those beliefs which reflect and support our highest goals. The following prayers are designed to optimize that energy, and in so doing, clean our spiritual slates in pre-prayeration for the goal-setting portal of the Solstice New Moon in Capricorn, which we will be synchronizing with before Christmas.
Part I. Light treatment to lift the vibration of your space (and assist discernment of truth).
A) Light a white candle, and if possible a silver candle next to the following three pictures: yourself, your favorite guide, angel or avatar, and Planet Earth. In your minds eye, see your chosen guide standing in your space, surrounded by white light, which glows stronger and stronger. Go about this slowly, closing your eyes as you "see" the white light intensifying, strengthening the luminous aura around your guide, until it begins to spread, growing to a yard, and increasing until it eventually encompasses everything and everybody in your space and touches every nook and corner (if you do this outdoors, see the light expanding til it reaches as far as the eye can see). If you do this slowly, with concentration, dont be surprised to hear some electrical clicks or crackles during the last stages of your light imaging.
B) Call on your guides
by name, and also call on "Archangel Rafael and his twin flame," rulers of the Divine Truth. Ask for their assistance to see the truth about your beliefs and goals.
C) Repeat the following decree aloud at least 13 times:
The Omniscient Guide loves me and is with me, revealing all I need to know. No circumstance or situation can keep the Divine Guide from revealing whatever truth I need to know and from illuminating my discernment to perceive the truth clearly now.
D) Define, in writing, the belief-related habits which you need to release in order to feel healthy, happy and true to your spiritual self.
Write each sentence as an affirmative decree, by beginning with the words: I open myself to divine assistance thats here now, helping me release
., or, I open myself to divine assistance thats here now helping release me from
Use all your intelligence, remembering that Pallas Athena is a smart strategist, and requires concentration to express her ability to plan your freedom. Some examples from our prayer ministrys application of this exercise included:
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now helping me release any belief that I somehow deserve or need to endure abusive treatment.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now helping me release whatever credence I give to any situation, circumstance or personality except for Spirits Power for Good.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now helping release me from any situations or interactions which do not support my higher self.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now helping me release any blocks to my belief in my self-worth.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now, helping release me from any belief in the reality or necessity of financial restriction.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now, helping to release me from any fear of retribution when I take whatever steps I be true to my beliefs.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now, helping me release whatever credence Ive given to suggestions or appearances of mental or physical illness for myself or others.
I open myself to divine assistance thats here now, helping me release any doubts or vacillation about my convictions.
E. Affirm clarity for the world. Close your Long Nights Moon prayers with a gift in consciousness for to the planet, by repeating the following decree at least 10 times.
The Omniscient Guide loves all the inhabitants of the world and is with us, revealing all we need to know. No circumstance or situation can keep the Divine Guide from revealing whatever truth is necessary to us, and from illuminating our discernment to perceive it clearly, for our own good and that of all concerned.
Continue such decrees at least throughout the remainder of this Moon cycle, and dont be surprised at those rays of undeniable truth and other breakthroughs in freeing whatever beliefs might hinder your highest goals.
Thanks to the Spiral Goddess for her page with Wikkan names of the years Full Moons.
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