Everything you need to know :September Equinox 2012.In the Northern Hemisphere, the sun is rising later now, and nightfall comes sooner. The time of the autumn equinox is here, when the days are getting shorter, and day and night are approximately equal in length.
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.
Autumn Fires “Childcraft, Volume One. Poems of Early Childhood.” Published by the Quarrie Corp in Chicago. Copyright 1923, 1931, 1934, 1935, 1937, and 1939. Edited by S. Edgar Farquhar and Patty Smith Hill. Art editor Milo Winter. 38 artists listed in addition to the work of Milo Winter.