Day and night are in balance; Fall Equinox is the door to the dark time of the year.
This is the second harvest festival. What are we storing away for the winter? What foods don’t store well, and so we eat them now?
Some trees are already beginning to shed their leaves. What do we shed with the coming of winter, so that we don’t waste energy bringing it through the cold, and so we have energy and room for new gifts?
In many traditions, the Goddess, or one of Her faces, begins a journey into the Underworld at Fall Equinox. What will we lose in our journeys? What will we find? What abundant gifts of Mother Earth, tangible and not-so-tangible, carry us through the coming dark and cold time of the year?
What gifts do fall and winter bring?