The Storyteller's Night Sky

by Mary Stewart Adams

Understanding the Spring Moon in its role as a “Festival Coordinator”

In 2019 the astronomical Vernal Full Moon occurs March 20 at 9:44 pm, about four hours after Equinox. The ecclesiastical Vernal moon is one month later. How does this inform the mood of the festival life and is it possible to discern what’s true in the relationship between the Sun and Earth in our process for celebrating the greater mysteries.