“I ought to go upright and vital, and speak the rude truth in all ways.”
–Ralph Waldo Emerson
Aries is the first sign of the zodiac and kicks off the solar year with a burst of energy in spring. The first day of Aries is the day of the equinox, when days and nights are of equal length. There is a sense of rebirth after the cold, dark winter. The lands have gone fallow and are waking up again from their sleep. The animals (including human animals) wake up too. From here the light increases, and there is a feeling of warmth and expansion, as the days grow longer into summer. Living things respond with mating and . . .
For the rest of this post, which is a repost, see Aries: Sign of Spring and Renewal.