Category Mabon/Autumn Equinox

A Poem for the Dark Seasons

CRONE Sliding into the Old One’s merciful Darkness –   into Her unknown blanking out of previous understandings It is an act of mercy It is an act of love.   She covers me with her  Darkness   The blood that fills this space, this Womb is not for death it is for life.   Drawing […]

Autumn Equinox Meditation

This meditation is usually done as the last in the series of eight meditations based in the eight Seasonal Moments of Earth’s annual cycle around the Sun, and it is usually done in the Season of Autumn Equinox[1]; that is, in March in the Southern Hemisphere and in September in the Northern Hemisphere, when it […]

Red Threads of Autumn Equinox

I am always conscious of the passing of my ceremonial circle’s sister-friend Lyn at this time of the year’s cycle; the Seasonal Moment of Autumn Equinox – “Mabon” as it is often named. Since Lyn’s passing over a decade ago, I have always kept a place in the Autumn Equinox ceremonial circle for the Lost […]

The Equinoxes as Story of Redemption: Sacred Balance of Maternal Creativity

Each year in March and September, the Autumn and Spring Equinoxes occur at the same time on the Planet – they are the Seasonal Moments of balance of light and dark, in the dark part and in the light part of the year respectively. The story essentially enacted and told at these seasonal transitions is […]

It’s Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere – not Spring/Eostar by Glenys Livingstone

Despite the chocolate bunnies, eggs and toy chickens in the shops along with the coaxing to buy and celebrate Easter at this time in Australia, it is not Spring: Earth here does not seem to co-operate with the Consumer Faith, built as it is around the Northern Hemisphere and dominant Christian calendar. In the Southern…

Universe Story and Autumn Equinox

Every moment of life is lost – it dissolves, and is never repeated. Every moment in our lives and in the entire history of Gaia-Universe is never repeated – it is lost. That means it is also ever-new. That is the mystery – it is lost, but it is ever-new. The Beloved One descends: it […]

The Equinoxes as Story of Redemption: Sacred Balance of Maternal Creativity

a slightly edited essay by the author Glenys Livingstone from March 2013, published originally at Return to Mago  Each year in March and September, the Autumn and Spring Equinoxes occur at the same time on the Planet – they are the Seasonal Moments of balance of light and dark, in the dark part and in […]

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