Moon Phase Astrology – Your Soul’s Purpose Illuminated

What was your moon sign and phase at the time of your birth?

You know your Sun Sign, but your Moon Sign is just as important. The phase of your moon at birth gives insight into your soul’s purpose. Enter your birth month and year in the calendar to find your moon phase and moon sign then explore the meaning below:

Calculator created in partnership with Astro-Seek Online Astrology


New Moon

moon phase new moonThis is pure potential. You’re going to leave your mark on the world and feel driven to claim your destiny. Because this waxing moon begins in darkness, there is an urge to project your light on the world and nobody can stop you!

You’re forward thinking and a real go-getter! Full of new life and zeal, you are beginning a brand new karmic cycle, and you’re ready to try anything. Go YOU!


Waxing Crescent Moon

moon phase crescent moonThis is a waxing moon that looks like a sliver of light in the sky. People born during a crescent moon feel the need for security, so they tend to cling to the past.

Your soul’s lesson is learning independence. You’re forging a new identity where you let go of habitual behaviors, subconscious programming, and outdated beliefs. As you develop the courage to be yourself, your soul will shine!


First Quarter Moon

moon phase first quarter moonThis is a waxing moon where the light is half full. The first quarter moon is an adjustment period often known as a “Crisis in Action”. People born during this phase are quick on their feet, easy to make adjustments and make split second decisions.

You are eager to make changes, tearing down old structures to create new and better ones. The more disruptive the energy is around you, the more comfortable you feel! You are a builder and action taker.


Waxing Gibbous

moon phase gibbusWhen the waxing moon is 3/4 full that is known as the Gibbous Moon. Those born during this moon phase love to learn.

You are a truth-seeker, always delving into the core of the matter, questioning the status quo. You will seek perfection wanting to know as much as you can and become the best at what you do.



Full Moon

moon phase full moonBorn during a full moon and your emotions will be larger than life! Seeking balance, these souls will always yearn for relationships, which will help them mirror their feelings so they can find inner harmony.

You can be highly impulsive and instinctual. Being an idealist, you can seek religious or spiritual foundations you can relate to. Your feelings are always on display, so you must learn how to find inner balance and believe in yourself.


Disseminating (Waning Gibbous)

disseminatingThe waning moon at 3/4 full is known as the Disseminating Moon. As the moon is getting ready to complete it’s cycle, there is a need to disseminate all the lessons cultivated from the previous phases.

People born during the disseminating phase and a yearning to share their wisdom with others. You can feel a sense of urgency to fulfill your life’s purpose. You are a natural communicator. It is important for you to learn that it is not your job for people to receive your message, or to change them.


Third Quarter Moon

lastThe waning moon that looks half full is the last quarter moon. As the moon is completing its cycle, heading more into darkness, you are in a process of re-orienting who you are and where you belong. These phases are known as “crisis in consciousness”.

Because the moon is not reflecting much light from the sun, it is up to you to rely on your inner light to guide you. Many children born during the last quarter phase can feel isolated, misunderstood, or alone.

You are learning how to rely on your light within. It can be hard for you to relate to others. Yet, as you honor and accept your uniqueness, allow yourself the time and space to process your intuition, and learn to let go of the past, you will find an inner happiness that comes from deep within.


Balsamic (Waning) Moon

As the moon retreats into almost total darkness (when the moon is barely a crescent in the sky), there is an urgency to complete unfinished business. If you were born during this phase, you are ending a karmic cycle, learning to let go of the past, so you can begin a whole new manifesting phase.

You have many karmic contracts to complete, so might feel as if many of your relationships feel “fateful”.

Since you were born in this phase, you might find it difficult to relate to others, being HIGHLY PSYCHIC and SENSITIVE, as you learn to rely on your inner vision, you will have much wisdom to share with others.

You have a gift of gathering information and making it easy for others to understand. You have much to share in this lifetime. When you learn to affirm yourself instead of seeking it from the outside world, you can become the leader you were born to be.

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