November, the penultimate month of the year, holds a unique place in the hearts of many. As the last whispers of autumn linger and winter's approach becomes palpable, it's a time of transition. In the northern hemisphere, trees shed their leaves, painting the landscape with a rich tapestry of warm hues, while the southern hemisphere welcomes spring's embrace.
For some, November is synonymous with gratitude and reflection, epitomized by the American holiday of Thanksgiving. Families and friends gather to share bountiful feasts and express appreciation for the blessings of the past year.
In the world of literature, November marks the start of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), an annual event challenging writers to craft a 50,000-word novel in just 30 days.
In the Christian calendar, November is a time of remembrance, with All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day honoring the departed. The month also ushers in Advent, a period of spiritual preparation for Christmas.
As daylight dwindles and temperatures drop, November's chill encourages cozy moments by the fireplace and warm drinks. It serves as a gentle reminder of the cyclical nature of life, preparing the world for the renewal of winter.
Zodiac signs: Scorpio (until November 21) and Sagittarius (November 22 onwards)
Here are a few of the special days during this month:
1 - All Saints’ Day (Christian)
1 - Day of the Dead (Mexico)
2 - All Souls’ Day (Christian)
5 - Daylight Saving Time ends
5 - Last Quarter 3:37 am EST
7 - Election Day
11 - Remembrance Day (Australia, Canada, UK)
11 - Veterans Day
12 - Diwali (Hindu)
13 - New Moon 4:27 am EST
20 - First Quarter 5:50 am EST
23 - Thanksgiving
27 - Full Moon 4:16 am EST
30 - St. Andrew’s Day (Scotland)
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Posted by Amber Lotus Publishing on 31st Oct 2023