Cat’s Morning Bits for January 22, 2020
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.
Now is the time of the deep snows
and thrice blessed is the neighbor who will plow you out.
-The Old Farmer’s Almanac, 1946
Spiritual Unite: What Does The Colour Purple Mean Spiritually?
Purple is one of the most symbolically meaningful colours on the visible spectrum.
Over the course of human history, purple has been seen as a special colour – from the hue of royalty to the uniforms of widows.
ThoughtCo: The Four Classical Elements
In many modern-day Pagan belief systems, there is a good deal of focus on the four elements of earth, air, fire, and water. A few traditions of Wicca also include a fifth element, which is spirit or self, but that is not universal among all Pagan paths
MBG: How The Sacral Chakra’s Shadow Could Be Keeping You From Your Soul Mate
The chakras are like invisible organs of the subtle, or energetic, body. Just as each organ in the physical body has a physiological purpose, each chakra in the subtle body has a spiritual function. Understanding the unique purpose of each chakra is an invaluable tool for holistic healing.
Today’s DIY: Lemongrass Orange Carpet Freshener
Refresh the carpets in your home with this homemade carpet freshener. The baking soda will neutralize odors and the rest will leave a light citrusy fresh scent.
Elephant Journal: Sacred Tea Bath—Putting the Ritual Pleasure back in Self-Care
Most of us need more self-care in our lives.
We may even be making an effort to do so. Yet, when was the last time you let yourself fully, deeply, and blissfully enjoy your self-care? How has taking care of ourselves become such a burden and endless to-do list?
MNN: How to help hummingbirds in winter
Hummingbirds get little relief from hunger, thanks to the fastest metabolism of any vertebrate animal. Native plant nectar is usually their best food source, but since hummingbirds can starve after just a few hours without food, humans often lend a hand.
EarthSky News: Achernar marks the end of the River
Tonight, find Achernar, the star at the southern end of the River.
Patheos-Pagan: Imbolc Invocation to the Fire Goddesses
This Imbolc honor more than just Brighid. Here’s an invocation many the fire tending goddesses each of whom has Her own take on fire tending. So light some candles, make a Brid’s Cross and call on the goddesses of fire to keep you and your hearth warm this winter.
RESPONSIBILITY BRINGS POWER
“To be tested is good. The challenged life may be the best therapist.”
— Gail Sheehy
What holds you back from being all that you are?
In your journal, list at least 5 things that hold you back.
Now review your answers. Have you blamed people or factors outside of yourself?
It’s important to understand that ALL obstructions are rooted in our internal blocks. Even the problems that appear to be outside of us are only reflecting back to us problems we have inside. Once we address our inner issues, the outer problems disappear.
Be personally accountable for everything in your life and watch your perspectives shift. We claim our power when we accept responsibility for our lives.
“Conscious evolution begins as we take responsibility for clearing our own obstructions.”
— Dan Millman
A Note from the Universe
For as long as you wish to keep them in your life whoever they may be, understanding them, as opposed to changing them, will wildly improve chances they’ll also wish to keep you in their life.
Oh wow, how I love you –
Today’s Recipe: Mushroom and Onion Dutch Baby
For a quick and easy recipe that’s packed with vitamin D, try this flavorful and nutritious Mushroom & Onion Dutch Baby.
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)
Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and, Opalescent colors and Violet
Herbs/Plants: Fern, Lavender, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender
Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Demeter, Ceres, Spider Woman, Bona Dea, Oya,
Devi-Kali, Hella, Rhiannon, Coatlique, Maman Brigette, Sekhmet, Het Heret
January 22, 2020
“The tiny flame that lights up the human heart is like a blazing torch that comes down from heaven to light up the paths of mankind.
For in one soul are contained the hopes and feelings of all Mankind.”
-Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)
Love is strong, love is powerful – love makes all things possible. This same strength is within each one of us. Physically, our heart is the “engine” that drives our whole body. Emotionally, love is what keeps us going. Love lights the way for us.
Daily Tarot: The Tower
Your emotions and instincts are working overtime today and this can distract you from doing the simplest of things. Whatever difficulties you encounter today – and they should be small ones – you will create more problems for yourself by being too psychically overactive. If someone is preoccupied with you and wishing you to have a rough day, you’ll know it but maybe not know who it is.
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