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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 […]

Equinox – Spring/Autumn September 2016 C.E.

The Seasonal Moment of Equinox @ EarthGaia comes around again at 14:21 UT on the 22nd September – the second for this Gregorian calendar year of 2016, and it is Spring in the Southern Hemisphere, Autumn in the Northern Hemisphere.  At my place East Coast Australia that is 0:21 on the 23rd September … and all global times may be […]

Equinox @ EarthGaia March 2016 C.E.

The Seasonal Moment of Equinox @ EarthGaia, as our Planet may be named,[i] will occur at 4.30 UT March 20th (that’s “Universal Time” as it is named – measured at Greenwich England). At my Place in the Blue Mountains of Australia, it is the Season of the Autumn Equinox – the midpoint between Summer and Winter […]

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 […]

Organic Innocence and Autumn Mysteries

Autumn Equinox Season is frequently named as “Mabon”, and even though I consistently celebrate this Seasonal Moment in the tradition of the Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone, I too have named it thus – as “Mabon”.[1] ”Mabon” is a name from the Celtic tradition, and it is the name of the Son of Modron, the […]

Equinox @ EarthGaia March 2015 C.E.

The Seasonal Moment of Equinox @ EarthGaia comes around again at 22:45 UT on the 20th March – the first for this Gregorian calendar year of 2015, and it is Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere, Spring in the Northern Hemisphere.  At my place East Coast Australia that is 8:45 on the 21st March … and all […]

Equinox @ EarthGaia

Our Planet – “Earth” or “Gaia” as we may name Her, or perhaps by the name of any other primordial Mother from around the globe – comes to one of Her annual points of balance in Her orbit around Sun on September 23rd 2:29 UT (or at 12:29 September 23rd where I am East Coast Australia). Other […]

Autumn Equinox – Thanksgiving and Grieving

In the traditional Autumn Equinox ceremony here, it is said: “In our part of Earth, the balance is tipping into the dark. Feel the shift within you, see in your mind’s eye the descent ahead, the darkness growing, remember the coolness of it. This is the time when we give thanks for our harvests – […]

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