Sunday, May 13, 2018

May the Light of the Full Moon

The full moon in May has many names:
Colonial America: Milk Moon
Cherokee: Planting Moon
Choctaw: Panther Moon
Celtic: Bright Moon
Medieval England: Hare Moon
Neo-Pagan: Grass Moon
Wiccan: Hare Moon
Algonquian: Flower Moon
English: Milk Moon
Siouan (Assiniboines) Tribe, Montana: Idle Moon
Inuit of Northern Canada: Goose Moon
Chinese: Dragon Moon

Flower Moon Folklore
Clothes washed for the first time in the Full Moon will not last long.
The Full Moon is an ideal time to accept a proposal of marriage.