Cat’s Morning Bits for May 31, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 31 , 2018

Good Morning Beautiful Souls, 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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With constant motion as the moments guide,
Behold in running life the rolling tide!
For none can stem by art, or stop by power
The flowing ocean, or the fleeing hour.
-The Old Farmer’s Almanac (1827)

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BG: Female Friendship Has Never Been More Important. Here’s How To Find Your Girl Gang

Earlier this month, world-famous feminist and journalist Gloria Steinem said, “I’ve never seen this much activism in my life. It’s way, way more than anything I’ve ever seen.” And that’s saying a lot: At age 84, Steinem was a leader of the feminist movement in the late ’60s and early ’70s and the co-founder of Ms. magazine.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-to-make-female-friends-as-an-adult

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Elephant Journal: A Little note to the Ooey Gooey Earthy Crunchy Spiritual Bums

We all have a place in our hearts for new age spirituality, let’s not lie.
Look—the crystals are kind of cool. Mercury always seems to be in retrograde. My horoscope is always pinpoint accurate. I can astral project my way to Pluto anytime I want. My vision board will iron out the details of my future. If I’m having problems in my love life, I can always get a Tarot reading and find out my spirit animal to show me the way. If all else fails, I can just talk about energy with an affected tone of voice. Spirituality is easy!

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/05/a-little-note-to-the-ooey-gooey-earthy-crunchy-spiritual-bums/

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MNN: Learn something new every day: Here’s how

It’s good for your brain, and your soul, to learn new things.

If your life feels like the movie “Groundhog Day” — every day just a repeat of the last — then there’s a simple solution.

Change things up by learning something new.

https://www.mnn.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/blogs/learn-something-new-every-day-heres-how

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EarthSky News: Top tips for poison ivy

It feels like summer! Outdoor activities are in full swing, with kids going off to summer camp and adults hiking and mountain biking their way through the weekends. The trees are green. The flowers are blooming. Isn’t it glorious? Yet we mustn’t get too giddy in our outdoor merriment, lest we forget that there are dangers too. Because there in the woods, in the park, in your lawn even, lurks a trio of villains as bent on destruction as the three alien outlaws from Superman II. I’m speaking, of course, of poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac – three devious plants just itching for the chance to ruin your summer outings.

http://earthsky.org/earth/lifeform-of-the-week-poison-ivy-poison-oak-poison-sumac

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Patheos-Pagan: The Cauldron – A Perfect Container For My Magic.

All around my house you’ll find cauldrons. I have a large replica of the Gundestrup Cauldron on top of one prominent altar. There’s a collection of mini cauldrons nestled on the wood burning stove. I have cauldrons filled with beans for sorting. Another with drops of Awen (okay, they are gold coloured marbles but they are Awen to me) and two in my office that I work magic with each morning.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/thewitchesnextdoor/2018/01/cauldron-magic/

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Inner Journey: 

FOLLOW THE 80/20 RULE

“Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.”
— Nido Qubein

The 80/20 rule says that on a list of 10 tasks, only 2 of those tasks will return 80% of the value of the entire list. Look at your ‘to do’ list for today. Which tasks are directly related to what you most want in life? Find the 2 high value items on your list and tackle them first. These tasks are the ones that really move us forward.

Many of us actively avoid the top 2 priorities because they are more challenging than the rest. If they are to lead us to worthy goals, they are undoubtedly asking us to move into new territory in thinking and acting, and this can be scary. But this is also REWARDING!

“Don’t kid yourself: it’s because you’re doing all those C’s (low priorities) and NOT because you haven’t any time, that you don’t get to do your A’s.”
— Alan Lakein

higherawareness.com

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Spiritual Unite: Karmic Relationship Healing, Resolving And Ending

Karmic relationships burn hot. They are the life-changing relationships that are not meant to last forever. No matter how hard you try, these relationships don’t work out. They come into your life to teach valuable lessons that we were unable to learn in the past life. These relationships often leave a person devastated. Karmic relationship healing

http://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/karmic-relationship-healing/

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A Note from the Universe

It only seems like others have it all figured out,  that their challenges are simpler, their friends are jollier, and their grass is greener. But,  you should hear how they admire you.

Work it,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Cheddar Cheese Shell Tacos

You won’t need regular tortilla shells for these super low carb tacos. These shells are made of one ingredient: cheddar cheese. Fried until they are crispy then hung upside down to form a taco shell shape, they are the perfect treat for anyone on a low carb diet… or just loves cheese!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Cheddar-Cheese-Shell-Tacos.html

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Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health/ Healing, Religion, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Clothing Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success, Trade and Employment

Incense: Cinnamon,Henbane Nutmeg and Sage

Planet: Jupiter
Sign: Sagittarius and Pisces
Angel: Sachiel
Colors: Purple, Royal Blue and Indigo
Herbs/Plants: Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, Coltsfoot, Oak
Stones: Sugilite, Amethyst, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Sapphire
Oil: (Jupiter) Clove, Lemon Balm, Oakmoss, Star Anise

Goddesses: Juno, Hera, Kwan Yin, Mary, Cybele, Tara, Mawu, Mlaba Mwana Waresa, Ishtar, Nuit

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Daily Wisdom
May 31, 2018

The present

“On Arturo Toscanini’s eightieth birthday, someone asked his son, Walter, what his father ranked as his most important achievement. The son replied, “For him there can be no such thing. Whatever he happens to be doing at the moment is the biggest thing in his life – whether it is conducting a symphony or peeling an orange.” -Ardis Whitman

When we live in present moment awareness we’re living with heightened senses. We’re awake to the many miracles all around us, all the time. We can find joy in peeling an orange: filling our nostrils with the sweet and tangy fragrance, feasting our eyes on the brilliant fiery color, coating our fingers with the sticky and succulent juice. The orange is a gift, and we are blessed. When we are grateful, we are in the moment, and life is good!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 6 Keys to a Fulfilling Life
Everyone is looking for happiness. Walk into any bookstore or search online, you will be inundated with tips on achieving or acquiring joy. Maybe the key to a more fulfilling life starts within us,…
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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Studying Your Reality: Cat’s Angel Message for May 31, 2018 

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Studying Your Reality: Cat’s Angel Message for May 31, 2018 

 May Theme: This month will bring change. While change sometimes feels scary, it is a necessary thing for our overall growth. Be willing to embrace it and allow it to happen naturally and get ready for better things.


If you use your mind to study reality, you won’t understand either your mind or reality. If you study reality without using your mind, you’ll understand both. – Bodhidharma


531: As we close out the month of May look back and see what you have accomplished in this cycle. You may have done big things or small things but both are equally important. Our message today is a reminder to embrace the things you are good at and your divine given talents. These gifts that come from our higher selves brings us the confidence we need to create our lives and live our truth.You have done a good job with the changes life has given you. Don’t stress or worry simply trust in the process of life, allow things to unfold and when the right door opens  you’ll know it without a doubt!

*Note: The month of June will be testing our overall balance so it’s best to be prepared and a little grounding and centering can’t hurt.**


Archangel Jophiel, the angel of beauty, helps keep our thoughts on a positive level. She teaches us that there is beauty to be found in all things including within an the importance of embracing it. The Ascended Master Vywamus teaches us that change can be healing opportunity. This happens as we allow ourselves to let go of things that have held us back. Along the way we unearth talents that we had set aside, which will help us to move forward and the Greek Goddess Persephone teaches us how to liberate ourselves from the things that are holding us back so that we can forge ahead on a new path. She tells us “Don’t be afraid to unearth what lies beneath. By shedding light in dark places we often find treasures we had forgotten. These treasures can form the foundations that you need.”


 

Our Sacred Stone for today is Agate. This humble stone is the perfect one for grounding and balancing our energies. It also helps by raising our consciousness to access our higher self and promoting the awareness and acceptance of who we are and where we want to go in life. It nurtures our spiritual growth and inner strength by helping us to the most of our life experiences.

Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Thought For The Day: May 31, 2018 “Go vs Grow”

Happy Thursday,

Our thought today is about personal growth. To have the life you want you need to expand your horizons, challenge yourself and be willing to try new things. This is how we grow (mentally, emotionally, spiritually) and helps us to continue re-inventing ourselves. Life is an adventure in personal gardening. So keep weeding, pruning, mulching and nurturing your way to “maturity”.

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 30 , 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 30 , 2018

Good Morning Beautiful Souls, 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 Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere.
-Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

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Pioneer Thinking: Attracting Hummingbirds and Get One to Land on Your Hand

You may have observed hummingbirds in the wild, but you can increase your chances of seeing these delicate dynamos at home. You can even get one to land on your hand, with patience and persistence. However, before that can happen, you need to transform your backyard into a hummingbird haven.

https://pioneerthinking.com/dos-and-donts-of-attracting-hummingbirds-and-getting-one-to-land-on-your-hand

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Spiritual Unite: In Depth Meaning Of Mind Body Soul Connection

The mind-body-soul connection is the thing that is present inside us since our birth. It is the unseen connection that forms the basis of your whole life. But most people are not aware of it. It is the most beneficial connection that you can have in a lifetime, and its knowingness could transform your life completely.

http://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/in-depth-meaning-of-mind-body-soul-connection/

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MBG: A Mind-Body Routine To Balance Your Chakras This Spring

Remember when you were a kid and would wander and play with nothing but your imagination for hours until dinner was ready? Let’s make this the spring that brings that childhood wonder back to life.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/a-chakra-balancing-routine-for-spring

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Spirituality & Health: 8 Little Ways to Practice Nonviolence

“Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me,” goes the 1955 song. I’ve always liked that: the idea that the responsibility for sowing peace starts within each of us. Or, as Harry S. Truman would say, “The buck stops here.” After all, we can’t control how our kids behave in Aisle 4. We can’t control what gestures the guy in the next car is making. We can only control that little furnace of peace inside ourselves, stoke it, and hope enough of us can join our light together in the darkness. Here are a few small ways to practice personal nonviolence

https://spiritualityhealth.com/articles/2018/05/28/8-little-ways-to-practice-nonviolence

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Elephant Journal: “I Await a Protector”—a Poem about Women’s Rights in Ireland.

Not in the shape of a patronus, I have those
but solely in the form of basic human kindness
For the sake of survival.
Without the fear
Without the judgement: pure.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/now/i-await-a-protector-a-poem-about-womens-rights-in-ireland/

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MNN: Researchers discover Europe’s oldest tree — and it’s still growing

Ancient pine in Pollino National Park is 1,230 years old.

A weather-beaten pine clinging to a rocky slope in Italy is being called the oldest tree in Europe ever to be scientifically dated.

According to a new paper published in the journal Ecology, the species of Heldreich’s pine, nicknamed “Italus” by researchers, is at least 1,230 years old. Even more surprising, despite lacking a substantial canopy, this particular pine appears to be thriving, with heavy ring growth added to its trunk over the last several decades.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/europes-oldest-tree-discovered-and-its-getting-bigger

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EarthSky News: Moon, Saturn close on May 30 and 31

Around the world these next few evenings – May 30 and 31, 2018 – look for the waning gibbous moon and the planet Saturn to climb above your southeast horizon a few to several hours after sunset. In the Northern Hemisphere, that’ll be mid-to-late evening (10 to 11 p.m. local daylight-saving time; 9 to 10 p.m. local standard time).

http://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-saturn-close-on-may-30-and-31

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Patheos-Pagan: The Cartomancer: Eating the Ancestors

It’s been two years since I started writing for Patheos. As I’m not the type who concerns herself with stats, how many views, and all that brouhaha, I don’t think much of ‘what people think’.
My sole aim is to say something that inspires others, particularly to think about how we internalize what we’re told.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/cartomancer/2017/07/25/cartomancer-eating-ancestors/

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Inner Journey: Open to the new

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
— Alvin Toffler

How willing are you to learn something new? How open are you to new perspectives?

When we are open, we are willing to move to places we’ve never been before. We are willing to continually review our belief systems so we can test out new ideas.

Be open to seeing things:
– from another’s point of view,
– from a higher and more inclusive perspective
– with a beginner’s attitude of wonder.

“I am always in quest of being open to what the universe will bring me.”
— Jill Bolte Taylor

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

What if I told you that you couldn’t have anymore of anything… no more friends, no more money, no more anything, until you first got happy with what you have?

Easy to change,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Strawberry Lime Punch

The sweet tangy flavor of this punch is sure to please your family or guests.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Strawberry-Lime-Punch-Recipes.html

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Magical Correspondences for Wednesday

Intentions:Rules healings, the mind, Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear,Loss, Travel and Money Matters, Addictions, Young People, Messages, Perception, Self Expression.

Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil
Planet: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Sign: Virgo
Angel: Raphael
Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and, Opalescent colors and Violet
Herbs/Plants: Fern, Lavendar, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalytus, Lavender

Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Demeter, Ceres, Spider Woman, Bona Dea, Oya,
Devi-Kali, Hella, Rhiannon, Coatlique, Maman Brigette, Sekhmet, Het Heret
[Hathor]

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Daily Wisdom
May 30, 2018

The present

For you, the world is weird because if you’re not bored with it you’re at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable. I want to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while; in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.” -Don Juan (Carlos Castaneda)
That’s the kind of world I want to live in, one that is “stupendous, awesome, mysterious and unfathomable!” Imagine having that on a travel brochure? We’d all want to go to a place like that! And here we are! Do we recognize it, do we experience it every day? Do we make every act count? Every moment count? This is our world, this is our moment. Embrace it!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 3 Simple steps to living a Spiritual Life
At some point we all begin to look at ourselves and ask if there is something more than just our physical/material world and thus the quest for a more spiritual life begins! Everything in life is spiritual….
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.

I invite you to check out my websites!

The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

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Taking Care of Yourself: Cat’s Angel Message for May 30, 2018 

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Taking Care of Yourself: Cat’s Angel Message for May 30, 2018 

 May Theme: This month will bring change. While change sometimes feels scary, it is a necessary thing for our overall growth. Be willing to embrace it and allow it to happen naturally and get ready for better things.


Laughter gives us distance. It allows us to step back from an event, deal with it and then move on. – Bob Newhart


530: Today our spiritual helpers would like us to know that they’re proud of us. In the last month we have we faced change and learned to  embrace our faith. While these things have empowered us it has also been a challenge. These things have also strengthened our connection and relationship with the Angels, Ascended Masters and personal goddess.  We have learned that we can call on them when we need to. Take a moment today to offer gratitude to the Universe for life, for love, and all the blessings that surround you. Then take a ME day to restore and center….. You’ve earned it!


Self care is the word for today.  The Chinese Goddess Kuan Yin can teach us much about the art of self care. She is the embodiment of compassion, comfort and healing. her message to us,  “You are a beautiful soul and have so much to offer. I can guide you on the path of self love and help you to embrace the confidence you need to free your mind, heart and spirit.” The Ascended Master Melchizedek teaches us how to love color and can assist us through all forms of color therapy (reiki, chakra work, crystals, Feng Shui etc.) and the Ascended Master Maitreya (Laughing Buddha) bestows peace on all levels and teaches us about the healing power of joy and laughter.


Our Sacred Stones for today are Spinel which rejuvenates our energy and brings relief from stress, Rose Quartz  allows self love to surface and gives us a better understanding of our emotions as it helps us to heal. and Chalcedony that brings mind, body, spirit and emotions into harmony by calming fear, anger or self doubt. It also  promotes good feeling towards self and others.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Thought For The Day: May 30, 2018 “Saving Your Sanity”

Happy Wednesday,

Letting go of people is never easy. But sometimes you just need to cut the cord, so to speak. The truth is that people change and not always in a good way. People who bring you down, keep you down, hate the world,  or cause continuous drama can wreak havoc on our emotions and hearts. This can cause us stress and anxiety that we simply don’t need. Remember, you deserve better and your sanity is worth it!

 

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May’s Full “Flower Moon (5-29-18)

 

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May’s Full “Flower Moon”

May 29, 2018 at  7:20 am PST / 8:20 am MST / 10:20 am EST

 

“Dancing midst the flowers beneath the full moon’s light,
the wee folk tend the gardens on this soft spring night.”

May is the time when flowers seem to be everywhere and is most likely why the Native Americans called this months full moon the “Flower Moon”.

This full moon keeps the spring theme of new beginnings and fertility rolling. Everywhere you look there is new growth. This is a great time to sow seeds in both your outdoor and inner gardens. Career, finance and prosperity are good areas to concentrate on for new beginnings. This month which started with the fire sabbat of Beltane is still keeping things burning. Lust, passion and renewed vigor put a bounce in our step as we move toward the new things this moon has to offer.

To celebrate this fiery month and full moon, wrap yourself in reds, oranges and yellow or wear warm stones like amber, garnet and ruby. Take special care to nourish your inner garden this month. If you set intentions or thought seeds for yourself last month, remember to take steps to help them grow and move forward.

On a very light note, I have been “asked” to remind everyone that brings out the garden fairies! This Full Flower Moon is a wonderful time to welcome the “Wee Folk” in your home and yard. This is a great activity particularly for children. Leave gifts of pretty stones, crystals, shiny beads and other glittery objects in your flower beds and planters. Hang small decorations in your trees and shrubs. The Fae appreciate gifts and love to be remembered!

“On the breeze their laughter floats and magic fills the air,
unveiling nature’s treasure, her gifts with you they share.” (c) Cat 2008)

2018 LBolotin/CatSister


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