Fall Equinox

The fall equinox begins September 22, 2017 at 3:01 CDT here in Northern Wisconsin.

Fall Equinox is the second of the two times of year when our Earth’s axis is directed neither toward nor away from the sun. (Spring Equinox is the other). The equinoxes are the only times of the year when the sun is exactly overhead at a point on the Earth’s equatorial line. In astrology, the Fall Equinox is the time the sun enters Libra, symbolized by balanced scales. There is equal day and equal night all over our planet.

Fall represents the Harvest time of year. This is a time to shift our consciousness from one of lack to honoring abundance in our life. It is a time to set up internal space and make room for what’s to come. Setting up the fertile soil for our dreams and visions to grow.

Simply look to nature as your guide. The awesome maple trees honor their abundance by brilliantly showing an array of color, then gracefully releasing each leaf and freeing their limbs of clutter. The leaves fall onto the earth to create fresh fertile soil for the tree to expand and grow.

This Friday may be a perfect time for a quiet talk in nature. Rejoice in this Earth’s beauty.

Om Shanti!


Kirsten Erickson, C-IAYT, YACEP, E-RYT200, RYT500, iRest® Yoga Nidra Level 1 Teacher, Yoga Wellness North