Although there are folks that live areas of the country where a definite change in season is visible, even if you live in a desert, just about any leaf bearing tree will start to turn yellow and fall to the ground. As little trees as we have here in the southwestern desert, whenever I see that little golden carpet along the driveway, it takes me back to my childhood in Pennsylvania.
Autumn was always my favorite time of year. The air gets crisper, the nights get chilly. We have made it through the blazing heat of summer; it’s perfect hoodie weather without the freezing temperatures, or the gray hued days of winter.
Autumn Equinox is the time of the second harvest and the colors of the season burst on the scene. This is the time that crops are being stored for winter, and it is a time of giving thanks for your abundance.
Some things to do to celebrate the Equinox:
This is the time that we celebrate the light, and welcome the dark. There are so many things to do to celebrate, acknowledging, meditating, and thankfulness are just the beginning.
Wishing you all a wonderful harvest season. Blessed Be.
by Lady Nashoba
for our Autumn Equinox 2017 newsletter
The Inner Circle Sanctuary is a school for traditional style Wicca and holds eight sabbat festivals every year.