Every new moon that comes around I use as a checkpoint for my life. The new moon is about starting with an empty clean slate, it is the conception of an idea to become birthed into life with the coming full moon. I do this just like thousands of others have for literally hundreds of…
~ New Moon Manifestation ~ Set your intentions down on yellow paper (yellow is the color of the Solar Plexus Chakra, the will power center to will your intentions) with red ink (red is the color of the Basic/Root Chakra to root in your intentions).
The phases of the moon form an important part of a witches practice, whether one simply keeps their eye upon the sky to acknowledge the moons movements or participates eagerly in Esbats i.e. full moon rituals that celebrate the moon's great feminine energy. As the moon enters into different phases, its energy and how it affects the inhabitants of earth is altered.
The new moon is a time of initiation and new beginnings. It is the time to plant a seed of what you want to grow in your life. Making a wish, an intention, a promise, or a vow is a common custom. It is believed that as the moon grows, that your intention or goal will too usually by the time the moon completes its cycle and returns full circle to new again.