Tag Archives: September

2019 Harvest Moon Mabon Ritual — Spirit de la Lune

The new season is almost upon us and soon the trees will shed their leaves and prepare for the darker half of the year. Mabon is the threshold for the darker half of the year. A balance of light and dark, the Autumn Equinox gives us a balance of day and night and is a beautiful reminder of balance and harmony

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All About Birthstones – GemSelect Newsletter September 2019

What is a birthstone? A birthstone is a gemstone which has been designated to a specific month of the year, in some cases, there are multiple gemstones which can belong to one specific month; your birth month determines which gemstones apply to you. But a birthstone is more than that… it is a way for us to celebrate our birth

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Aster is the Flower Chosen as the Floral Emblem for September.

COMMON NAME: aster GENUS: Aster SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Most hybrids were developed from A. Novae-belgii and A. Novae-angliae. ‘Eventide’- purple; 4 to 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-belgii, ‘Harrington’s Pink’- light pink; 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-angliae. Dwarf forms also available. FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: Fall TYPE: annuals and perennials DESCRIPTION: Small daisy-like flowers come in shades of pink, purple, and red.

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The Mysteries of Sapphire, One of the Birthstones of September.

HE PASSED THE FLAMING BOUNDS OF SPACE AND TIME: THE LIVING THRONE, THE SAPPHIRE-BLAZE, WHERE ANGELS TREMBLE WHILE THEY GAZE, HE SAW; BUT BLASTED WITH EXCESS OF LIGHT, CLOSED HIS EYES IN ENDLESS NIGHT. – THOMAS GRAY (English POET, 1716-1771) Blue sapphires have long been associated with the sky and heaven. The word itself is derived from the Greek word

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Aster: September Birthflower

COMMON NAME: aster GENUS: Aster SPECIES, HYBRIDS, CULTIVARS: Most hybrids were developed from A. Novae-belgii and A. Novae-angliae. ‘Eventide’- purple; 4 to 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-belgii, ‘Harrington’s Pink’- light pink; 5 feet tall; from A. Novae-angliae. Dwarf forms also available. FAMILY: Compositae BLOOMS: Fall TYPE: annuals and perennials DESCRIPTION: Small daisy-like flowers come in shades of pink, purple, and red.

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