BEANERY ONLINE LITERARY MAGAZINE
VERNAL FULL MOON RISING
March 19th, 2011, was a very special holiday.
The moon rose to break night into day in equal proportions.
The evening was celebrated with like-minded loved ones.
Some consider a holiday such as this “Pagan”, but the Vernal Equinox has been celebrated for thousands of years by millions of people worldwide.
We give thanks as we usher in Spring.
We pray for the new beginnings that Spring promises.
We reflect on our own pre-birth, and development in our mother’s womb,
and our journey…Where we are right now.
We use corn, fire, tobacco, water, a crystal, a sacred pipe, song, dance, drums.
We use the symbols of the Four Directions, each with a color that represents the
Spiritual Paths. Red in the East, Yellow in the South, Black in (more…)