The Dark Moon period marks the end of a lunar cycle. It’s purpose is to allow the quiet, solitary, deep introspection of all that has occurred in the cycle that is concluding. It is the time for absorbing the growth and learning, and fully integrating the lessons into our souls.
We are always so busy in modern life. Most of us rarely meditate fully. Few relish the time alone needed for soul and spirit to ground, reflect, and prepare for another round of life. This contributes to the prevalent feeling of missing something, and even to that sense of being a fraud that so many struggle with.