autumn patterns

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 Patterns:

If we study closely the traditions of those who came before us
we can begin to see a pattern
in the fold of the practices

this pattern reveals the warp and weft of the season:
the forces that are felt at this time of the year.

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This is a bridge between hot summer and harsh winter,
it is a portal, a transformative season.

{ Below I list some of the observable themes of the season: }

 

DEATH!!!

Autumns is a time when life is… It is evident everywhere, from the , to the . Everything seems , and even the lives of people, as they ready themselves for
 

Remember, this time is almost the polar opposite of Beltane (the reverse of this season)...

Samhain: a time of harvest + honoring death and the dead
Beltane: a time of sowing seeds + celebrating new life!


 Honoring the Ancestors


Thinning veils


Gathering and Storytelling


Transformation


Time to take stock and let go


Divination


Guises and Mischief



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WIDER { COSMIC } CYCLES:

Studying the cosmological cycles can give us a wider perspective on this time of year...


HUNTER’S MOON

Also called:

A time when…

This moon was so called because…

SCORPIO SEASON

Scorpio season begins