Cat’s Morning Bits for May 3, 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.
Where shall we keep the holiday,
And duly greet the entering May?
–From “May-Day,” Ralph Waldo Emerson
MBG: These Essential Oils Will Make You Fall Asleep Faster – And Help You Stay Asleep All Night Long
Is there anything worse than insomnia? Whether it’s chronic or situational depending on stress levels, there’s nothing worse than lying awake all night with your mind racing, wondering if you’ll ever get to sleep as the minutes tick by. Trust me, I’ve been there, and it’s the worst. Enter a fix I never saw coming but am so, so glad I found: A co-worker handed me essential oils, and my sleep (and life) has never been the same.
Spiritual Unite: 6 Signs Of An Enlightened Person
Spotting the signs of an enlightened person can be hard.
There is no rulebook, no style guide, no instruction manual for enlightenment – so; unfortunately, the enlightened don’t come with a handy product description.
Tetraktys: Stoicism Might Help You in Your Spiritual Journey. Here’s How.
Stoicism Might Help You in Your Spiritual Journey. Here’s How. Yes, I’m going to write about Stoicism. Why? Well, it is often said that the difference between philosophy and religion is that religion gives you answers through faith while…
EarthSky News: Halley’s Comet’s 2 meteor showers
It’s because comets like Halley are so crumbly that we see annual meteor showers. One shower spawned by this comet is going on now. Another is visible in October.
Patheos-Pagan: Shifting Perspectives With The Hanged Man
Over the years I’ve picked up many different techniques of interpretation with tarot readings in my tarot practice. I’ve developed a method that mixes traditional interpretations with unconventional methods, intuition, and psychic ability. Each tarot card can mean many different things and the traditional meanings have evolved and shifted several times over its history.
PURPOSE BRINGS JOY
“Our purpose is hidden in our joy, our inspiration, our excitement. As we act on what shows up in our life our purpose shows up.”
— James King
For many of us, our joy is truly activated when we get a bigger picture of who we are and why we are here.
Most of us need to enlarge our self-concept. We may see ourselves as a bag of bones but, in truth, we are eternal, multi-faceted and multi-dimensional spiritual beings having a human experience. It’s time to think of ourselves as much larger and grander than just a physical and emotional being confined in a body.
“There is no more important step you can take than to define your life’s purpose. It develops your sense of belonging to our universe.”
— Arnold Patent
A Note from the Universe
No need to regret or even think twice about a single silly (or worse) thing you’ve ever thought, said, or done, because all of it will one day be used to your great advantage, if it hasn’t been already.
How’s that for putting “U” in Universe?
Hubba, hubba –
Today’s Recipe: Fresh Stir-Fry Melange
A medley of sweet peppers and other vegetables. It pairs wonderfully with rice as a quick weeknight dinner.
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
Sign: Sagittarius and Pisces
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
May 3, 2018
“However deep our devotion may be to parents, or to children, it is our contemporaries alone with whom understanding is instinctive and entire.” -Vera Britain, Testament of Youth (1933)
Some people say that we can’t choose our parents or our children, but we can choose our friends. I don’t know if that is entirely true. I think there is some reason we have the family that we have, either by divine agreement or for learning purposes. I also think that our friends are our friends for a reason, too. We’re making choices all the time, and our friends are making choices, too. And somehow, those choices brought us together. And because we are brought together, we grow. We experience more of what life is about. Understanding is huge! To find a friend who truly understands is a magnificent gift.
Beliefnet: 5 Buddhist Teachings All People Can Practice
As Westerners have become increasingly interested in meditation and mindfulness practices, they have become more and more interested in the religions that are most often associated with meditation and mindfulness. Eastern spirituality has received unexpected attention from people who want to lower stress levels and learn to keep themselves in the present moment. Yoga classes have exploded and being or feeling zen has become accepted vernacular.
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