Cat’s Morning Bits for March 17, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 17, 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.

Blessings, Cat


March Events & Holidays

March 17: St. Patrick’s Day

March 18: Celtic Tree Month of Alder begins

March 20: Ostara/ Spring Equinox

March 24: New Moon : 2:28 am PST./ 3:28 am MST/ 5:28 am EST

March 27: Easter


We like March, his shoes are purple,
He is new and high;
Makes he mud for dog and peddler,
Makes he forest dry.
-Emily Dickinson (1830-86)


Spirit Library: This Too Shall Pass ( a message from Kate Spreckley)

Over the past few months powerful waves of cosmic energy have been surging through the galaxy flooding the Earth. These energies have significantly increased the frequency of the Earth’s vibration, shifting and transforming the energetic structures in and around the plane.

Read more….


ThoughtCo: Crafts for the Ostara Sabbat

Spring has finally arrived! March has roared in like a lion, and if we’re really lucky, it will roll out like a lamb. Meanwhile, on or around the 21st of the month, we have Ostara to celebrate. It’s the time of the vernal equinox if you live in the Northern Hemisphere.

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MBG: The Importance Of Friendship In A Time Of Social Distancing

In times of crisis, we typically reach out to a friend or family member to lean on. It’s one of the reasons the outbreak of COVID-19 is so stressful, as our natural reaction is to gather our friends and find comfort in numbers is discouraged.

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Daily Dream Meaning: Frog

A positive omen in all ways.
1. Whether you saw them, held them, heard them, or ate them, they signify happiness, success in your profession, and true friends. Frogs are a symbol of luck in many cultures.
2. If you are hoping to meet a romantic interest, someone you currently know but do not notice may become a future partner.


Daily Good: Living Gratefully in the Time of Corona Virus

“In the midst of times of uncertainty it serves us to reflect on how gratefulness might help to calm us, reduce fears and expectations, open us to greater clarity and love, and fuel action grounded in our deep intentions. Gratitude is not a panacea. It may not cure or solve our anxiety or concerns but it can foster ease, connection, kindness, and well-being — all valuable qualities which would be good to “go viral” these days. Gratitude cannot save us from sickness or suffering, but it can change how we experience sickness, and it may change our relationship to suffering.” The Gratefulness Team shares more { read more }

Be The Change

Implement one or more of the practices in the article this week, and share them with others you know who could benefit.


Today’s DIY: diy magical gifts


MNN: A new national park in Afghanistan offers hope for wildlife and people

Decades of war have overshadowed many important issues in Afghanistan, including the protection of its unique wildlife and wilderness. Afghanistan has a lower percentage of protected land than nearly every other country on Earth, according to World Bank data, with less than 0.1% of its land area set aside for nature.

Read more….


EarthSky News: Waning crescent moon, 4 planets before sunrise

These next several mornings – March 17, 18, 19 and 20, 2020 – watch for the waning crescent moon to swing by four morning planets. From around the world on March 17, 2020, the lit side of the lunar crescent points directly at this parade of planets.

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Patheos-Pagan: How to Create a Witch Bottle for Protection

Witch bottles are a deflective and protective form of folk magic with a long history dating back to the 17th century in Europe. They are still being unearthed today in many areas of Europe and the United States.

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Inner Journey:


“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche

We never have enough information to enable us to fully understand the truth of the reality around us. And there is never only one correct perspective about anything.

Knowing this helps me let go of my tendency to label things as good or bad. I suffer least when I can accept reality just as it is. And I benefit most when I open my heart and mind in appreciation.

“If you are pained by external things, it is not they that disturb you, but your own judgment of them. And it is in your power to wipe out that judgment now.”
— Marcus Aurelius

A Note from the Universe 

I’m everywhere…

In every home, sitting beside each child, and in the nervous heart of every adult, joyfully radiant. Knowing that this unfolding pandemic, like all crises, will ultimately awaken your spirit, rearrange your priorities, draw you together, and inspire an everlasting compassion.

Life is beautiful. It never ends. Fear not.


The Universe

Today’s Recipe: How to Make Irish Soda Bread
For amateur and pro bakers alike, there’s no recipe more appropriate for St. Patrick’s Day than Irish Soda bread. Irish heritage optional. I’ll walk you through how to make our most popular Irish soda bread recipe — with plenty of how-to tips along the way — and give you variations to try.


Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Intentions: Courage, Destination, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli, Lignum Aloes, Plantain

Perfumes: Hellebore, Carnation, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Sign: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs/Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet, and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Soorejnaree, Pingalla, Anna, Aine, Danu, Yngona, Bellona, Aida Wedo, Sun Woman

Daily Wisdom
March 17, 2020 

“Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord.”

-Isaiah (8th cent B.C.) Isaiah 1:18
Reason is calm, rational, and thoughtful. Reason could be called common sense. We are blessed with a thinking mind, which sometimes spins itself into wild imagination. When we bring reason into the equation, it lets us clear our minds, to see the big picture, to hear other opinions, to make sense of the chaotic.

-Lissa Coffey


Daily Tarot: The Sun

The Sun shines bright and shows that all will be revealed today. You have a clear romantic path and all of the dark days associated with recent disappointments are over. A hidden truth is revealed, and everything negative associated with it goes away once it is brought to light. There is no arrogance linked with growth today. You deserve the all good things that come your way.

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