January’s Cold Moon

Cold Moon, Wolf Moon, Chaste Moon, Quiet Moon, Snow Moon, Ice Moon, Storm Moon, Hunger Moon, Old Moon

Nature Spirits: gnomes, brownies
Herbs: marjoram, holy thistle, nuts, cones
Colors: white, blue-violet, black
Flowers: snowdrop, crocus
Scents: musk, mimosa
Stones: garnet, onyx, jet, chrysoprase
Trees: birch
Animals: fox, coyote
Birds: pheasant, blue jay
Deities: Freyja, Inanna, Hera

Energy: Sluggish, beginning and conceiving, protection, good for reversing spells. Conserve energy by working on personal problems that involve no one else.  This is a good time for planning your year from a spiritual perspective. Set some goals and plan how to achieve them.

  • In cold and temperate climates of the Northern Hemisphere, it was difficult to find food during January.
  • This was the time when snow covered the earth and the howling of wolves could be heard echoing through the cold winter air.
  • Sometimes it was also referred to as the Moon After Yule.

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© West Coast Pagan


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