The Autumnal Equinox is the day when both night and day are the same length. The Autumnal Equinox falls on
September 22 in 2012.
The Autumnal Equinox occurs once a year when the sun crosses over the celestial equator moving south into the
northern hemisphere. When this happens, it shines equally on the northern and southern hemispheres.
At the start of the Autumnal Equinox, you should take some time to reflect on the bounty of your hard work,
give thanks for the blessings that you have, and make preparations for the coming winter months.
The Autumnal Equinox marks the first day of the season of autumn. It is also called the Fall Equinox, the Second
Harvest Festival, Festival of Dionysus, Wine Harvest, Cornucopia, and Winter Finding.
Ancient people celebrated each change of the seasons, knowing that nature's changes outside correspond to
inner changes as well.
Symbol of Second Harvest - Equality - Balance
This holiday symbolizes a second harvest, equality and balance. It is a magical, exciting time that comes but
once a year. Celebrate Autumnal Equinox by focusing your energies to:
- Prepare for the winter ahead
- Become attuned to the dark and the light within yourself
- Create a balance that will carry you forward into the coming winter
This is a good time to use affirmations for protection, wealth and prosperity, self confidence, balance
and harmony, and goal setting.
I have compiled a collection of gemstones for just this purpose. I hope that you will use these affirmations to create a blessed autumn season. Autumn Equinox Affirmations