Cat’s Morning Bits for February 20, 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.
“Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.”
-George Washington (1732-99)
Pioneer Thinking: Planting Lavender is an Easy Spring Garden Project
Planting lavender is a great way to start off the spring gardening season. A little effort now will pay off for years to come as this low maintenance perennial yields its aromatic and useful blossoms. Purchase a plant from a nursery, choose the right location,
ThoughtCo: Make a Ritual Robe
Many Wiccans and Pagans prefer to perform ceremonies and rituals in special robes. If you’re part of a coven or group, your robe might have to be a certain color or style. In some traditions, the color of the robe indicates the level of training a practitioner has
MBG: 3 Beginner Breathwork Techniques & The Best Time Of Day To Do Them
Meditation is certainly a useful tool for the mind and the body. However, many people find it hard to meditate because when we sit still and quiet our external stimulation, all of the racing thoughts, feelings, and sensations bubble up to the surface.
The Individualogist: The Harmonic Experience of Sound Meditation
Generally speaking, meditation is a practice that unlocks both the conscious and unconscious thoughts that we have. By doing meditation, we allow ourselves to be open to the infinite possibilities that our minds can process.
Today’s DIY: Witchy Aesthetic Decor
Elephant Journal: Screw “Self-Care.” This is what we Really Need.
The next time someone reaches out to you for help, please resist every urge in your body, your mouth, and your fingertips to suggest self-care as a solution.
MNN: One couple in India is buying land — and letting it go wild
They’re giving tigers space to breathe in Rajasthan.
Compared to the barren, brown stretch of land that juts up against it, the Singh family’s lot sticks out like a green thumb.
EarthSky News: See the Double Cluster in Perseus
Tonight, find the gorgeous Double Cluster in the constellation Perseus. It’s a wonderful sight to see, assuming your sky is dark. To see it at this time of year, face north to Northwest as darkness falls.
Patheos-Pagan: Witch, Know Thyself
Written above the entrance at the temple of Delphi are the words “know thyself”. What was true thousands of years ago is true today: as a Witch your primary responsibility is to know yourself. What exactly does this mean? How does a Witch know thyself? Why is it important?
APPRECIATE THE MYSTERY!
“The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.”
— Aart Van Der Leeuw
“I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible.”
— William James
“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.”
— Niels Bohr
“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”
“Curiouser and curiouser!”
— Lewis Carroll
A Note from the Universe
Did you know that you have so many fans in the unseen who love you so much, that you never dream alone, cry in vain, or sleep without guardians protecting you?
No matter how things may appear.
Cozy, cozy –
Today’s Recipe: Garlic Chicken Tacos
This recipe was passed down to me from my grandmother. I hope you enjoy it as much as my family and friends have! Add any additional amount of anything, if desired. Make sure to add salt and pepper!
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
February 20, 2020
“In the first grade, I already know the pattern of my life. I didn’t know the living of it, but I knew the line…. From the first day in school until the day I graduated, everyone gave me one hundred plus in art. Well, where do you go in life? You go to the place where you got one hundred plus.”
-Louise Nevelson, 1976
What usually happens, is that we are really good at doing what we love to do – so we do it more often and become even better at it! Maybe we love doing it because we’re good at it, or the other way around, but it doesn’t matter. The idea is to find our “thing,” whatever that happens to be, and do it!
Daily Tarot: The Sun
Find a way to inject an artistic touch to whatever you’re doing and get extra satisfaction and have greater success at what you’re doing. You may not think of yourself as artistic, but it will be hard to hide or resist your creative side today. Even the most mundane and boring tasks can be made more pleasant by adding a dash of artistic expression. Within reason and appropriateness, let it shine!
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