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Autumnal Equinox Day

Date When Celebrated: September, 22, 2021; September, 22, 2022; September, 23, 2023; September, 22, 2024; September, 22, 2025; September 22, 2026

The Autumn equinox signals the beginning of Fall. It is the point where there is exactly 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of darkness at the equator. If you live anywhere else, however, you will see a little bit more or a little bit less than 12 hours of daylight. The daylight hours are dwindling and will continue to do so until we reach the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year and the start of winter.

In ancient times, the Autumn Equinox was cause for a variety of pagan festivals, among them the celebration of the birth of Mabon, the son of Mordon, the Goddess of the earth.

It is also a time to celebrate with a variety of Fall and Harvest Festivals. People enjoy fall festivals as they sense the closure of a great summer season and the coming of a long winter. The fall festivals are the last of the outdoor events until spring. Just getting there is half the fun as you drive through hills and forests ablaze in fall color. So, get out and enjoy them.

Speaking of Fall festivals, the Pumpkin Festivals and weigh offs are among the best and biggest. Find more on Pumpkin Festivals.

By the way, you will find it interesting that in the pagan sites you surf through, they talk about altars and sacrifices to the gods. In the literal definition, pagans do not believe in God. Hmmmm........

Thought for the Day: "God doesn't require you to succeed. He only requires you to try." - - Mother Teresa


Flower of the Day: Chrysanthemums

Recipe of the Day: Home Style Cranberries

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