by Blog Contributor Eryn Johnson
As you probably (definitely) know, we’re big fans of color here at Woman Shop World.
We’re also big fans of nature, and we love its unique, gorgeous colors, and using those colors to connect to the powers of each season. We love to create seasonal sacred spaces that invoke the essence of each season: the deep rich orange of autumn leaves, the soft lush green of grass, the craggy gray of mountains, the golden sand of deserts, the turquoise of ocean waves.
That’s one reason why we love creating seasonal altars and incorporating bits of seasonal magic into our sacred spaces. This blog will share a few ideas to help you create your next seasonal altar!
In the spring, we honor the new life and rebirth that happens in nature and simultaneously in us. Some ideas for items for your altar:
In summer, we honor the abundance of the Earth and the abundance within us. Place anything on your altar that makes you feel abundant! Here are some ideas:
We’ve moved into the waning phase of the year, and as such we honor death in the cycle of life. It’s a time to release, let go, and honor how the wheel of the year moves through the death portion of its cycle. Some things you might like to place on your altar:
In winter, we honor stillness and silence. We take space to be present and open ourselves up to receiving wisdom from ourselves and from the divine. Below are some ideas for items to put on your winter altar:
Do you make seasonal altars? What other items do you like to place on them? Comment below and share! You can also shop altar supplies at Woman Shops World!
About Eryn Johnson:
Eryn is a yoga teacher, freelance writer, and social media manager currently based in Philadelphia. She completed her 200-hour teacher training in Rishikesh, India where she became obsessed with mantra chanting, yoga philosophy, and chai tea. When she’s not doing yoga, she’s planning her next trip, hosting the Living Open podcast, or eating Thai food. Follow along with her adventures on Instagram at @erynj_ and at www.livingopenshow.com
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