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Autumn Equinox

6 Ways To Celebrate Mabon, The Pagan Equinox

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Religion

The autumnal equinox falls on September 23 in 2014, marking the official first day of fall as well as the pagan holiday, Mabon, in the northern hemisp...

WATCH: Beautiful Time-Lapse Will Make You Want To Visit Chile

Posted 01.28.2014 | Green

Could this video be any more stunning? Amid peoples' busy schedules, the natural phenomenon of daily sunsets and sunrises are often overlooked and...

Weekly Rune -- Dagaz

Kelley Harrell | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelley Harrell

What a great rune to cast just after the autumnal equinox, the second harvest sabbat! Representing the close of a full day's work, this metaphor for celebrating the culmination of a cycle and regrouping to begin another is very appropriate.

Autumn Equinox: May You Pray With A Good Fire

Teo Bishop | Posted 11.21.2012 | Religion
Teo Bishop

In the coming months, the light of the sky shall wane. The darkness will stretch out over the day, and if you are not steadfast in the lighting of your own fire, the winter will be difficult to bear.

That Infernal Equinox

Robert L. Wolke | Posted 08.08.2012 | Science
Robert L. Wolke

There is no "alignment of the planets" or any other possible gravitational effects of the equinoxes that would make eggs do anything weird. The only things that are weird are the nuts who claim that these dates have magical powers.

The New Years In Autumn

Donna Henes | Posted 11.27.2011 | Religion
Donna Henes

The fall, when the long hard labor of the growing and reaping seasons is finally finished and when the storehouses are as full as they will ever be, is an especially appropriate time to begin the year.

Goodbye, Summer: Autumnal Equinox Kicks Off The Beginning Of Fall

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

Goodbye, sweet summer. The autumnal equinox kicks off the beginning of fall, and the end of a season cherished by most students. In fact, you can ...

Harvest Rites: The Connection Between Fertility and Sacrifice

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

At the harvest, one can easily imagine that the Earth Goddess has offered up Her life in the form of the fruits of the land, and that in doing so, commits the supreme sacrifice.

Central Park ... A Performance in Four Seasons (Autumn)

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Bow Bridge by Arienne Davey In a moment of time in a moment of space, the park is greeted fully by Diana, her silver orb shrouded in mystery. The c...

An Autumnal Equinox Prayer

Rev. Meg Riley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Meg Riley

This is my equinox prayer for us: May we know the depth and width of the patterns that hold us today. May we recognize the preciousness of each atom that, by being right where it needs to be, creates balance and stability and wholeness.

Autumn: Season of Ripe Maturity

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Autumn is inexorably associated with ripe maturity, harvest and death, as well as the implicit understanding of an eventual rebirth, the offer of resurrection.

First Day Of Fall 2010: Autumn Equinox Time (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today, Sept. 22, 2010, is the first day of fall for North America and that means the autumn equinox is fast approaching. The autumnal equinox, sign...

Begin Again This Fall

Donna Henes | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

Fall always feels like New Year to me. It carries so much more significance than does January 1.

The Autumnal Un-Equinox

Patricia Ferrone | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patricia Ferrone

Imbalance is nothing new to Hill staffers. However, autumn can be a particularly paradoxical time for even the toughest staffers.

Autumn Harvests From Around The World

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the first day of fall upon us, we put together a tribute to the autumn harvest. From grapes and tobacco found in Bulgaria to coconuts from India...

Johnny Appleseder, What Rosh Hashanah and Autumn Equinox Have in Common

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Whitehurst

The pages are turning on the Jewish New Year as we offer expressions of joy and thanksgiving for the healthy harvest that the coming Autumnal Equinox portends.