Sunday, September 22, 2013

HAPPY AUTUMNAL EQUINOX

You don't hear that very often do you? It doesn't quite roll off 
the tongue like Happy Easter, Happy Thanksgiving or 
Merry Christmas!!

The seasons will change this Sunday (Sept. 22), with the Northern Hemisphere moving into autumn and the South emerging from winter into spring.
The celestial event that marks this transition is called an "equinox," and it happens twice every year, around March 21 and Sept. 21. Just what is an equinox, and why does it occur? 

(Read more about it here at Huff Post Science)


Genesis 8:22 (NIV)

 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

18 comments:

Sandra said...

and that equinox happens here in Florida to but we can't tell it yet. today the 22 my mother would have been 88 years old and 4 weeks from now daddy would have been 100.. thinking of all this has made me feel a tad old today

TexWisGirl said...

happy autumn, debby.

Karen Mortensen said...

Happy Fall. I love this time of year.

betty said...

I love that scripture Debby; it is good that the earth still endures and we do have the seasons, not only in the weather, but seasons of our lives as well. I hope it is a great fall for you and your family!

betty

Chatty Crone said...

Very pretty Debby. And now I am waiting for the cooler weather!

sandie

KC Bob said...

California starts looking better with each passing Autumn week in KC. :)

Trish said...

I love Autumn!
~Blessings

Deb said...

it felt like Autumn here in Texas today...but we are moving back to the 90's tomorrow...

Renegades said...

Happy fall!

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April said...

Happy, Happy Fall, Debby! It was so cool yesterday morning when we headed to church...60 degrees! Love it!

Teri said...

Fall is definitely in the air here in California. This is the time I start ordering pumpkin spice and gingerbread lattes from Starbucks. Love it and the promise it holds...

Alexis AKA MOM said...

Love that photo :).

Time sure is flying by.

Love that passage!

edshunnybunny said...

I don't know about you, but I'm glad to see autumn arrive :)

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Much easier to just say Happy Fall!

Secret Agent Woman said...

I always celebrate the autumnal equinox (and the other season markers). This year, the exact autumnal equinox was at 4:44pm, which I thought was cool.

The Boston Lady said...

Love that picture and all the words that you've written. I'm ready for some autumnal weather now! Ann

Stephanie said...

...and once again you taught me something! Happy Fall!

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