• motivation monday,  self-care,  self-discovery,  spiritual renewal,  spring,  vernal equinox

    Symbols of New Life at the Vernal Equinox

    Spring has arrived Today is the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring represents new beginnings and new life in many cultures. Eggs, bunnies, lambs, flowers, and green leaves on trees are all symbols of hope. We also associate the vernal equinox with a time of spring cleaning: getting rid of the old, bringing in the new, and restoring vitality and health to our homes. The spring equinox is also a time for creativity and fresh starts. This quote from playwright George Bernard Shaw fits right into these spring time themes: Life isn’t about finding yourself. It’s about creating yourself. Last week I was thinking about pruning. This week I’m…

    Comments Off on Symbols of New Life at the Vernal Equinox
  • education,  personal development,  spring

    Interesting videos about spring

    The Great Courses (The Teaching Company) has made available some videos with different information about various spring rituals, including one on a Botticelli painting and another on the spring sky. My favorite is Chaucer’s Spring Pilgrimage. Enjoy! Embrace Spring — Free Video Clips on Spring Rituals from The Great Courses

    Comments Off on Interesting videos about spring