Spring Equinox 2017

Welcome to the Season of Balance

A few years ago, I stood an egg up for the very first time. I was ecstatic! Before that time, I saw pictures of eggs standing on end but thought there must be a trick to it. The trick I found was having the patience to steady the egg and wait for the magic to happen.

For most of the winter this year, the weather has been mild. Now that spring is here, we had our coldest temperatures while other areas of the country were under a blanket of snow. I guess the groundhog knew what he was talking about when he said six more weeks of winter.

At this point of the year, we in the Dianic community celebrate the Maiden. Kore, the Maiden of Spring, was taken to the Underworld and transformed into Persephone when she returned in the spring. Demeter was so thankful her daughter returned to her, she breathed life back into the earth.

When I first joined the Apple Branch, the first ritual I wrote was for the Spring Equinox. I remember it like it was yesterday even though it has been twelve years. Wow, does time fly! I used daisy flowers to mark the Circle and birdseed in small dishes to hold the candles up. I still do that ritual every year. It is a sense of renewal for me as I watch the subtle signs of spring.

We can all use some balance in our lives at one point or another. It seems elusive at times when we need it most of all. This year started with a bang and has been up and down ever since. I have tried to find balance, and struggle on a daily basis. I have looked forward to the equinox to reach the balance I so desperately need. What do you have planned to bring balance into your life?

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Blessings of the Season,
Dawn