My circle of friends always celebrated the Vernal Equinox by tying colored “ribbons” to trees to bring into our lives what we were hoping for in the upcoming season. We would use color symbolism to represent the quality we were looking for, sometimes combining colors to get just the right feeling.
Want to play along?
Somewhere around two feet should be good.
Check here to see what the different colors stand for. You can qualify your intention by mixing and matching colors.
For instance, I want to bring “prosperity” into my life but not necessarily money prosperity so rather than a money-green, a dark-green, I chose a lighter green to represent the more-of-the-good-stuff-now feeling I want. And I want this prosperity to come with a sense of ease, so I added a single strand of light blue to my four strands of green. You can adjust as necessary!
More than one intention? More than one aspect of life you’d like to bring something to? Tie another ribbon! It’s all good.
You can braid your colors together if you like. You can twist ‘em. You can also leave ‘em plain.
Find a tree with an accessible branch. Gently “tie” your ribbon around the branch so that the ends hang down and blow in the breeze. (Be careful not to tie too tightly because it can kill the branch as it grows.)
I took off my shoes as I tied mine…because I could! Because I’m tired of winter and shoes. Tie your string, enjoy a little fresh air then leave them to blow in the breeze as the leaves come out over the next few months, carrying your intention to the Universe!
Merry Meet, Merry Part, Merry Meet Again, my dears!