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Blessings of Mabon and the Autumn Equinox

by Beth on September 22, 2014

Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox by Caitlín Matthews, A Celtic […]

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The foundation of justice is good faith. — Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BCE Our guide for this coming week is a powerful Major Arcana card that we have not seen for several years.  The Justice card represents fairness and finding balance in all things. Justice is one of the three cardinal virtues represented in the […]

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How we eat determines to a considerable extent how the world is used…land that is in human use must be lovingly used; it requires intimate knowledge, attention and care.  ~ Wendell Berry (quoted on the Maple Spring Gardens home page)  Today is Saturday, and that means it’s time to get down to the Durham Farmers’ […]

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Hail! Journeyer of the Heavens, Queen of Brightness, King of Beauty! Gifts of gladness richly bringing, Autumn sheaves and red leaves’ fall. Generous be the heart within us, Open be our hands to all, Justice to be in equal measure, Harvest thankfulness our call. ~ Greeting to the Autumn Equinox Caitlín Matthews, A Celtic Devotional […]

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Happy Birthday, Libra!

by Beth on September 22, 2012

Peace and justice are two sides of the same coin. ~  Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sun and Moon in Libra) On this date, which is also the Equinox, the Sun enters the sign of Libra, fittingly, the sign of the balanced scales. Like the scales, Libras prefer to be on an even keel. They easily tune […]

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