Solar Holiday

Halloween Celebrations

While most cultures honor their deceased ancestors, the date for the celebrations have varied widely.s a time when the veils between the worlds were thin.

Justice scales on a background of fall leaves with the words "May your Fall Equinox and Libra Season be balanced."

Fall Equinox & Libra Balance

While planning remains strong as we enter intellectual Libra, our perspective widens from the details to larger issues of leadership. We are called to find balance on the scales of justice, the symbol of Libra’s reign.

A cornucopia spills it's harvest bounty onto a table with the words "Celebrate your abundance this Fall!"

Fall Abundance

Tables decorated with a cornucopia spilled forth fruits and vegetables as the people showed their gratitude to Demeter for the gift of a bountiful harvest. While we no longer create our horn of plenty or cornucopia from a goat’s horn to honor Demeter, Americans still use her symbols to represent abundant harvests.

Lammas Celebrations

Lammas or Loaf Mass Day, celebrated on August 1st, is a Christian holiday where loaves of bread made from the new grains are blessed. This first harvest festival celebrates the beginning of gathering the crops. The earliest berries and grains are ready in late summer.