Felicity Oswell describes the value of charting
and discovering the patterns created by the phases of your womb,
of the moon, and of your moods and energy.
"Women are cyclic creatures, rising and ebbing
to the tune of the Moon and the flow of the waters. Through the
blood cycle, women have direct experience of the rhythm of nature
and her seasonal cyclic dance.
Ovulation and Menstruation form a monthly wave
of changing experience and energies, similar to the moon in its
journey from new to full then back to dark again. Measuring time
with our natural body clock, we deepen our experience of the mysteries
of life and death. The Moon with her constantly changing ways
teaches us that life is always changing, growing, blossoming,
transforming, dying and being reborn.
By using a calendar to tune into, record and take an interest
in yourself, a very healing and enriching process is begun. Every
month with menstruation, women have an inbuilt time to clear the
past, assess the present and prepare for the future. Pre-menstrual
Syndrome is a symptom of modern times as women have become out
of touch with their bodies, the Moon and their own creative power.
Menstruation is a woman's friend, a blessing in disguise, a time
of power where we can gather our wisdom by taking time out to
The image to the left is a Wombmoon Calendar
that Felicity created to assist women to chart their cycles. Alas
she no longer produces these particular calendars but yOni has
found an excellent replacement in Shekhinah
Morgan's Menstrual Calendar Wall
Chart and her Moon Diary both now
available through yOni for 2002.
During her research on menstruation and fertility
Felicity has discovered some fascinating information about a
lunar cycle which appears to influence a womans fertility.
She has also started yOni's Menstrual Tips
page. Have a look and add your own.
Alas Felicity no longer produces the Wombmoon
Calendars but we recommend The Moon Time Diary as an excellent