Cat’s Morning Bits for April 17, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for April 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

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April Events & Holidays

April 22 Earth Day

April 22 New Moon at 7:25 pm PST/ 8:25 pm MST/ 10:25 pm EST

April 23 Ramadan

April 24 Arbor Day

April 30 Walprgis Night

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Gladness is born of the April weather,
And the heart is as light as a wind-tossed feather.
Who could be sad on a day like this?
The care that vexed us no longer is.
-Eben Eugene Rexford (1848-1916)

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Spirit Library: Do Not Resist Change (a message from Kate Spreckley)

The incoming energy is intensifying the need for change and transformation both internally and externally. The energy sweeping the planet now is supporting the dissolution of the old and the breakdown of the very foundations upon which our reality was built.

Read more…

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ThoughtCo: Gods and Goddesses of Death and the Underworld

Death is rarely so apparent than it as at Samhain. The skies have gone gray, the earth is brittle and cold, and the fields have been picked of the last crops.

Read more….

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from Wise Woman Herbal Ezine: Emotional Freedom Techniques 

How to Get That Extra Mile From Your Herbal Medicines
With a Simple ‘Tapping’ Procedure”
by Karen Lewis

Having qualifications in the use of Herbal Medicine, I know that herbs, these beautiful, gentle remedies provided by Mother Nature, do a wonderful job of restoring our bodies to a state of balance and wholeness, working as well as many modern drugs, but with few, if any, of the toxic side effects. Utilize the right selection of herbs and you can get fantastic results

Read more….

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MBG: How To Connect To & Trust Your Intuition In A Time Of Crisis

During challenging times, your intuition can be heightened to give you extra support. The problem is, when you’re dealing with a crisis, it’s also natural to feel scattered and emotional. This can make you distrust your intuition or make it harder to discern what’s helpful intuitive guidance from toxic fear or wishful thinking.

Read more…

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Daily Dream Meaning: Fireworks

1. Watching fireworks burst into a rain of light in the sky is an omen of great good fortune ahead, particularly in romance.
2. If someone throws a firecracker at you, this is a sign of trouble, probably because of someone else. But if the firecracker turns out to be a dud, that person will not succeed.
3. Sparklers and Roman candles are portents of an increased social life and good times ahead.

astrology.com

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Daily Good: Powered by Love — an Emerging Worldview

“There is a worldview that has come to dominate every aspect of global reality affecting human civilization, the natural world and planetary climate conditions. It can be summarized as the quantitative worldview. The quantitative worldview is in a crisis so deep it is leading, in an interconnected and interdependent world, to deep systemic disruptions, chaotic conditions and signs of complete failure. If this worldview were a patient receiving care it would be in intensive care on life support.There is another emerging worldview that is, from a whole world-whole systems perspective, in the natal unit being born into the world exactly as the quantitative worldview is on life support: this worldview, constituting a universal paradigm shift, can be summarized as the qualitative worldview.” James O’Dea shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

For more inspiration, read this piece on “How to Live a More Courageous Life.” Put one or more of its suggestions into action this week. { more }

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Today’s DIY: Ink, Art, and Herbalism || Weekly Vlog

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Elephant Journal: 5 Things your Dog wants you to Remember during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

My dog Peaches is an amazing being. But aren’t they all!
She touches my life, each day, in so many ways.

From little fun things to deep healing. Begging for treats and licking my nose. And meeting me in a place where words aren’t needed.

Read more….

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MNN: Melting ice reveals lost Viking highway’s secret

Vikings may have captured our imagination with their larger-than-life exploits, but it’s easy to forget they were also a practical people. They built sensible settlements, engaged in trade and only occasionally indulged in psychoactive drugs before battle.

Read more…

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EarthSky News: Spica, guide star to Omega Centauri

In April and throughout the month of May, let the sparkling blue-white star Spica help you find the famous Omega Centauri globular star cluster. In mid-April, Spica and Omega Centauri climb highest up for the night at or around midnight ( 1 a.m. daylight saving time)

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Starry Eyed Witch: Embodying The Morrigan – the Lady at the Ford

I have felt the deep stillness upon me of late, the urge to be silent, and watch, and wait. Submerged in the Other essence that laps around me, flowing out Deathwards and circling my frame. The currents speak of cycles reborn, of blood washing clean of generational wounding, or Prophecy in the water.

Read more…

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Pagan Playlist: Blackbriar – Snow White and Rose Red (feat. Ulli Perhonen)

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Inner Journey:

WHAT HEALS?

“Paradoxically, a group of humans becomes healing and converting only after its members have learned to stop trying to heal and convert. Community is a safe place precisely because no one is attempting to heal or convert you, to fix you, to change you. Instead, the members accept you as you are. You are free to be you. And being so free, you are free to discard defenses, masks, disguises; free to seek your own psychological and spiritual health; free to become your whole and holy self.”
— Scott Peck

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

You and I…

We’re older than the sun, wiser than the moon, and deeper than the depths of space. We’ve always been together, we’ll always be together, and until thy Kingdom comes and we are known as One, nothing will ever change this. Whatever you can imagine, I can make happen. Whatever you want, I already have. And for as long as you have thoughts to think, dreams to weave, and seeds to sow, NOTHING, for us, will be impossible.

Ungawa!

Your other half,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Lemon-Buttermilk Pound Cake with Aunt Evelyn’s Lemon Glaze

My mother’s blue-ribbon pound cake recipe. It always gets rave reviews.

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Magickal Intentions: Love, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers and Heart
Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron 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
Friday belongs to Venus, and its energies are warm, sensuous, and fulfilling. Efforts that involve any type of pleasure, comfort, and luxury, as well as the arts, music, or aroma (incense and, perfume) works well on this day. As Venus lends its sensuous influences to the energies of this day, use it for any magical work that deals with matters of the heart.

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Daily Wisdom
April 17, 2020

Parents
“Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.”

-Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)
Whether or not we have children ourselves, we have parents. And, like it or not, our parents have had a huge influence in how we define ourselves. The relationship is a complex one, but it is essential to our growth. It is a part of God’s design. We have the parents we have for a reason. As we learn and grow we view these people in our lives, and our relationship with them, in different, more expanded, ways.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Judgement

However the day goes, you’ll be able to enjoy yourself by noticing how big a part is played by beauty in your daily existence. There is no such thing as a senseless act of kindness, since it has such power to feed and empower your soul. You can salvage the messiest situation or cheer up the unhappiest person by appreciating the wonders that are all around us

astrology.com

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

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