Autumn Equinox: Sep 21 - 23. Second festival of the season of harvest (Second Harvest) and the point of the year when once again day and night are equal. The Druids call this celebration, Mea'n Fo'mhair, and honour The Green Man, the God of the Forest, by offering libations to the trees. The Welsh know this time as 'Alban Elfed', meaning 'light of autumn'. References to the Welsh god Mabon ap Mydron (Mabon, Son of Modron, or ‘Great Son of the Great Mother’) date back well over a thousand…
The Blasphemous Homemaker: 8 Ideas For A Family Autumnal Equinox Celebration
Mabon is often referred to as a "Pagan Thanksgiving." One way to celebrate your gratitude is to create a gratitude garland. String a ribbon up near your ritual area, and scatter pens, ribbon, and stamps on a table. Have each of your ritual participants create a tag (or a few) that states what each is thankful for, creating a beautiful garland of gratitude.