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The Waning Moon occurs after its 14 days of waxing, culminating with the Full Moon, the entire process is reversed and the Moon decreases in apparent size. In The Waning Moon is the lunar phase that occurs between the Full and New Moons, the term encompasses the phases known as Crescent, First Quarter, Gibbous, and Three-Quarters. When the Moon is a Waning Crescent; the dark side is to your left, more or less, and the bright Crescent is to your right. After about 3 days of appearing to be more or less full, the moon slowly begins to visibly go dark on the right side, while the left side stays the same disk-shape as it had when it was Full. This is the Waning Gibbous Moon - it looks perfectly round on the left side, but bulged out past half-way on the right. The Waning Gibbous Moon rises in the early evening and sets some time after sunrise.

While you may restrict your rituals to the New and Full Moons alone, there may come a time when you need to work a spell between phases, or you simply want to cast a circle, for whatever the reason. As individuals and as a group the Silver Moon Crow Coven can and has found many uses However among the Silver Moon Crow Coven we appreciate the Moon in all her phases.

When planning your magical workings the Waning Moon will often serve the same function as the Full Moon, if with slightly less impact. Again You can use this time to perform waning, repelling, decreasing, or reversing spells. Don't be afraid to work by yourself, sometimes your magick doesn't need a large audience. Use productive thoughtforms.