Quickening Moon

February’s Full Moon is known as the Quickening Moon.

It is still winter. The skies are grey and the weather is cold and stormy. Many parts of the world are still covered with snow and ice. But winter is nearing its end, and though for the most part it still lies dormant, new life is beginning to quicken beneath the soil, just like the first small stirrings of an unborn baby inside its mother’s womb.
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