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posted by Azhdaya Ravenwolf
~ Elder Moon ~
The Elder Moon is a month of beginnings and endings.
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The winter solstice has passed, and the Elder moon is a time of endings . . . Although the Elder can be damaged easily, it recovers quickly and springs back to life, corresponding to the approaching New Year.
Called Ruish by the Celts (pronounced roo-esh), the month of Elder is a good time for workings related to creativity and renewal . . . It is a time of beginnings and endings, births and deaths, and rejuvenation.
Elder is also said to protect against demons and other negative entities . . . Use in magic connected to Faeries and other nature spirits.