Journeying to the Goddess reblogged her post from last year, but it is still relevant. I saw my first robin yesterday, yea. My massage therapist today told me her grandma said when you see your first robin you are supposed to wave your wallet at it for prosperity. Another friend years ago said her grandma told her when you see a cardinal to kiss your right thumb and stick it up in a salute. Both are obviously old folklore aka witchcraft regarding the color red, spring, prosperity and fertility. Enjoy the upcoming full March moon!

Journeying to the Goddess

The Farmer’s Almanac tells us that March’s full moon is known as the Worm Moon amongst the Native Americans – As the temperature begins to warm and the ground begins to thaw, earthworm casts appear, heralding the return of the robins. The more northern tribes knew this Moon as the Full Crow Moon, when the cawing of crows signaled the end of winter; or the Full Crust Moon, because the snow cover becomes crusted from thawing by day and freezing at night. The Full Sap Moon, marking the time of tapping maple trees, is another variation. To the settlers, it was also known as the Lenten Moon, and was considered to be the last full Moon of winter.

According to the Wise Witches Society, this moon is known as the Seed Moon; sowing season and symbol of the start of the new year.

MARCH: Storm Moon (March) Also known as: Seed…

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