I am seeing the huge value in the reminder the eclipse offered that we are absolutely part of a bigger picture. That there are systems at play that are bigger than the concerns of our own individual lives.
Some foragers sprinkle salt over the tell tale keyhole marks that razor clams leave in sand but seasoned foragers will leave noisy kids and dogs at home and quietly grab their razor clam. As with so many things, patience and practice help to perfect the skill.
The full moon is a great time to have a clear out and get rid of what you don't need in your life whereas the new moon can bring you feelings of excitement and hope. It's a time for setting new goals and thinking about what you'd like to accomplish over the next month.