Cat’s Morning Bits for March 19, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 19, 2018

Good Morning!   It’s time to grab a cup of your favorite morning brew and start things off with “Today’s Inspirations”. I hope you find something here that will make you feel good or help you on your path today.

Blessings, Cat

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And time remembered is grief forgotten,
And frosts are slain and flowers begotten,
And in green underwood and cover
Blossom by blossom the spring begins.
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909)

almanac.com

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Beliefnet: The Value of the Handwritten Letter

In an age where letters appear instantly at the tap of a key, why take up pen and paper?

Because the archaic will always have a place. Old ways are hard. They’re time consuming. And how we spend our time is a language unto itself�a letter written by hand creates a much different set of feelings than a simple email.

Read more……………….

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A Bountiful Moment

Within each challenge lies the opportunity for growth

Daily Thought

Challenges present as a distraction to what needs to be accomplished. They can also present you with a block that will stop you from moving toward your goal(s). So it is important to remember that challenges are only a sign and opportunity for you to continue your growth, development and commitment. It is not what you see as the challenge that is the growth opportunity but you’re working through the challenge that gives you that present.

Daily Practice

Consciously look for the challenges and obstacles in your day. Do not search for what is easy today but purposefully look at what is hard for you. Pay attention to the situation and pay attention to your solution. After you have completed the challenge make a written or mental note of your strengths and personal attributes that got you through it. Rejoice in your abilities to overcome.

Have a Great Day and Believe in Yourself!

Dr. Juliann (my child therapist.com)

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EarthSky News: Tonight’s moon, Mercury, Venus

Now – if your sky is clear – you can easily see the young moon shining in the west, shortly after sunset. Use this little moon to find the planets.

Read more………………..

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Patheos-Pagan: Meditations On A Life Worth Living 

I reach for the music; but I want the quiet of my mind. I’m always looking for something, to fill the silence, and drown out the din. It’s been a struggle this year; it’s been unspeakably hard. I’ve spoken of it. The words won’t always come when bidden.
There’s a place inside of me, that sings. It resides around campfires, and sways to the feeling of bodies in tune with mine. It recognizes the stars at night, and hopes for more of itself. It knows things. It resonates. It calls to me.
Read more……………….

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Inner Journey: Imprisoned By Your Thoughts

“Problems exist only in the human mind.”
— Anthony de Mello

For most of us, there’s always a long ‘to do’ list. That’s a fact.

And it’s easy to feel victimized. ‘Poor me!’ That’s not a fact – that’s a choice.

Experiment with your life to explore how much your mind is your jailer. Simply let go of the ‘oh woe’ kinds of thoughts. Silence your mind. Be right here, right now. Decide what you will do now and do it, without buying in to the mind’s sob story. When one task is done, you can then choose another.

Allowing the mind to agonize about the size of the ‘to do’ list just makes us tired before we even get started. It doesn’t have to be this way.

“Don’t water your weeds.”
— Harvey Mackay

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Great big, innovative, world changing ideas are plentiful.

People who take tiny little baby steps toward them are rare.

You are so acing this life,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Healthier Egg Drop Soup

This delicious recipe has flavor and veggies to make it a little heartier than traditional egg drop soup.

Read more………………..

thriftyfun.com

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconcilliations, Voyages, Dreams, Medicine, Visions and Merchandise

Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs/Plants: Night Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Goddesses: Luna, Selene, Diana, Re, Gaeleach, Ida, Artemis [Whom The Greeks Associated With Bast], The Witches, Yemaya, Erzulie, Bast

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Daily Wisdom
March 19, 2018

Kindness

“Only kindness matters. We are God’s hands.” -Jewel

Ask anyone what they value most in a person, what they remember most about a person, and chances are that they will say ‘kindness.’ Kindness always makes such a positive and lasting impression! Why is that? Is it because we encounter it all too rarely these days? Being kind is such a simple gesture, yet it is one that is often disregarded. Let’s make an effort today to recognize kindness in others, and to express kindness ourselves.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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MNN: How to humanely keep wildlife out of the garden

You’ve no doubt heard the saying “she wouldn’t harm a fly.” It’s a phrase that could easily be applied to Theresa Rooney, a gentle soul whose desire to live in harmony with creatures in her garden led her to write “Humane Critter Control, The Guide to Natural, Nontoxic Pest Solutions to Protect Your Yard and Garden.”

Read more…………………

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

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