As the Sun moves into Aries, we celebrate the astrological New Year - the Spring Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere, the Autumn Equinox in the Southern. Day and night are of equal length, representing a perfect balance, the transition of the seasons. It also marks Ostara, one of eight festivals in the Pagan Wheel of the Year
Below is a Spring Equinox post from Jon Fortgang. Jon is a professional journalist, editor and copywriter. His personal blog is a miscellany of music, opinion and counter culture.