The Month of March

  • The third month of the Roman calendar.
  • Beginning of spring in the southern hemisphere.
  • Has 31 days.
  • Has the Full Worm Moon.
  • The daffodil is the month’s flower (new birth, love, and joy)
  • Aquamarine is its birthstone.

What can we learn from this month?

  • Forgiveness releases the soul.
  • We always have the opportunity to change.
  • We can overcome any challenge.
  • Fear can be overcome.
  • There is always hope.
  • Believe in yourself
  • And, know God is with you.

Important dates in March: 2022:

  • March 1: Mardi Gras: final feasting day before start of Lent.
  • March 2: Ash Wednesday. Beginning of Lent
  • March 7: Pure Monday in Greek Orthodox Church beginning of Lent.
  • March 8: International Women’s Day
  • March 13: Ides of March
  • March 17: St.Patrick’s Day
  • March 20: Spring equinox (northern hemisphere)
  • March 29-31: stormy days
  • March 30: Doctor’s Appreciation Day.

“March brings breezes loud and shrill, stirs the dancing daffodil.”

― Sara Coleridge.

15 thoughts on “The Month of March

  1. I like that March is a month of transition and change…winter easing into spring. It definitely brings renewal and hope.
    A great look at the month and its meanings, Karen. I loved your poem, too.
    As for daffodils, it always amazes me that something so pretty and fragile looking can stand up to such unpredictable weather. I guess that is a lesson in itself!

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    1. I love March because it does mean the things I love: warmer weather, flowers blooming, trees showing new leaves or buds, and the warmth of the sun and blue skies. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Beautiful, Karen 🙂 I have always looked forward to the blooming daffodils. Mine are just starting to peek through. Xo

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