There are four great solar festivals and the Spring Equinox is one of them. During this time of year, day and night are equally balanced and we are about to tip over to the side of light.
The Saxon goddess, Eostre is from whom we get the name Easter and the direction, East, signifies to the earth new light and the time of new life. Many traditions dot this time of year all, celebrations. Many cultures and religions celebrate this time of year and with everything blooming and bursting with color, there is great reason to join or create your own celebrations and reconnect with nature. Earth Day is also celebrated on the Spring Equinox and with good reason.
Ring in this Beautiful Season
The celebration of the earth is a perfect way to ring in this exciting season that brings us so much. Eggs and seeds are a huge part of the significance of spring and you can choose to celebrate in a big or small way as are flowers and touches of the outside, brought in. Whether you celebrate with a special dinner party, or wait for Easter, maybe decorate some eggs or pepper your home with twig flowers, and of course, who can forget the excitement of sprouting bulbs during this marvelous time of year.