Cat’s Morning Bits for May 18 , 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 18 , 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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“Life is thickly sown with thorns, and I know no other remedy than to pass quickly through them. The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.”
-Voltaire (1694-1778)

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Spiritual Unite: The Five Best Books On Astral Projection That You Must Read

Learning is the first step towards achieving your goal; however, it is essential to learn from the right resources. Astral projection is a very sensitive practice. It is necessary to gain the proper knowledge before you astral travel so you can know all the aspects of this unseen world.

http://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/best-books-on-astral-projection/

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MBG: Want To Raise Kids Who Value Gender Inclusivity? Start With These 7 New Books

While there’s a growing awareness around the importance of prioritizing gender inclusivity in young kids, taking action on this topic is often tricky. There are now dolls that nurture boys’ empathy, and schools are working harder than ever to address gender inclusion in the classroom.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/books-for-kids-who-value-gender-inclusivity

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Elephant Journal: 4 Buddhist Tips to Help Quell Loneliness

Bad news, guys. New research (that was recently conducted by a top national health insurer) shows that Americans are, by far, some of the loneliest people on the planet.

Far more than half of the 20,000 people surveyed reported feeling lonely much of the time. They say that the people who are around them don’t necessarily feel like they are “with them”—and that most of the time, they “lack companionship” and don’t feel connected to the…

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/05/4-buddhist-tips-to-help-quell-loneliness/

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MNN: Do pit bulls make good therapy dogs?

Just a few months into his new life, King seemed to have his paws firmly on the ground — and his heart high up in the clouds.

As a registered therapy dog, the big, slow-moving lug with impeccable manners seemed a natural with children and anyone looking for a little heartfelt inspiration.

https://www.mnn.com/family/pets/stories/pit-bull-therapy-dog-king-florida

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EarthSky News: Wall-E and Eva set record, snag pic

The 1st-ever interplanetary CubeSats – nicknamed Wall-E and Eva – are now on their way to Mars. They set a new CubeSat distance record on May 8. Then Wall-E turned back and grabbed an image of the Earth and moon.

http://earthsky.org/space/marco-cubesat-wall-e-distance-record-pale-blue-dot

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Patheos-Pagan: Get Over Your Fear of Religion!

A couple weeks ago I made a comment on a friend’s Facebook post about the differences between Christian religion and Pagan religion. In response, someone else (who I don’t know and therefore won’t name) said:

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/johnbeckett/2018/03/get-fear-religion.html

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Inner Journey: 

BELIEVE YOU ARE A CREATOR

“Every moment of your life is infinitely creative and the universe is endlessly bountiful. Just put forth a clear enough request, and everything your heart desires must come to you.”
— Shakti Gawain

We hold the power to create whatever we desire. Our ability to manifest the changes we desire depends on the depth and passion of our beliefs and on the focus of our attention.

With this understanding, we, as individuals and as society, can design a whole new future for ourselves. Our challenge is to break free of society’s world view, to truly empower our imaginations to create brand new realities. It brings a whole new meaning to ‘vision.’

What do you passionately desire for your own life? For the planet?

“By believing passionately in something that still does not exist, we create it. The non-existent is whatever we have not sufficiently desired.”
— Nikos Kazantzakis

higherawareness.com

 

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A Note from the Universe

Of all the things that matter, that really and truly matter, working more efficiently and getting more done is not among them.

Chill,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Caramel Apple Crisps

Enjoy the flavour of caramel apples? These rose-shaped dessert cups are full of caramel and apple, and only have a handful ingredients in them. They’re so easy to put together and they won’t weigh you down. You don’t need special tools or techniques to make these super pretty rose-like goodies; I even used my toaster oven!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Caramel-Apple-Crisps.html

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Intentions: Love, Pleasure, Affairs of the Heart, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers, Peace, Healing, Beauty, gentleness and Women’s Issues.

Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron, Verbena and Vanilla
Planet: Venus
Sign: Libra and Taurus
Angel: Ariel
Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs/Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly

Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmrosa, Rose, Yarrow, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris

Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus, Freya, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlicue

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Daily Wisdom
May 18, 2018

Dreams

“When you dream, you dialogue with aspects of yourself that normally are not with you in the daytime and you discover that you know a great deal more than you thought you did.” -Toni Cade Bambara, in Sturdy Black Bridges (1979)

Dreams are a place where we can figure things out about ourselves. They help us to see what motivates us, what our true desires are, and where we are headed. They help us to become more of who we really are!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 5 Ways to Find Peace in Nature

Allow nature to be your personal therapist and find peace in knowing that you always have a place to find hope.

 http://www.beliefnet.com/wellness/galleries/5-ways-to-find-peace-in-nature.aspx#qZmwKjbGfO6ypVBP.99

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