Cat’s Morning Bits for April 21, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for April 21, 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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Again the blackbirds sing; the streams
Wake, laughing, from their winter dreams,
And tremble in the April showers
The tassels of the maple flowers.
-John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92)

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Spirit Library: Manifest Miracles (a message from Kate Spreckley)

It has been an intense time with many sudden changes, transformations and awakenings. The world is in a phase of breakdown as the old destructive patterns fail and disintegrate.

Read more…

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Patheos Pagan: Spiritually Surviving in the Time of CoronaVirus

When I am scared, triggered, depressed or anxious it’s really hard for me to maintain spiritual practice. Ironically, that is typically the time I need my practice the most. With many of us being on home isolation, you might be feeling the pressure to “accomplish” something.

Read more…

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ThoughtCo: Crafts for the Beltane Sabbat

If you’re holding any kind of Beltane celebration at all, it’s all about the flowers! Be sure to jazz up your festivities with a crown of flowers—it looks beautiful on any woman, and really brings out the goddess within

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MBG: DIY Plant Remedies For Every Room In Your Home, From An Herbalist

It’s safe to say that things are difficult right now, and it’s natural to feel ungrounded, anxious, and distracted. As an herbalist, I believe that one of the best ways to rediscover a sense of comfort and grounding is to prioritize our connection to nature. Anyone who’s ever taken a walk through the woods or sniffed a fragrant bouquet can probably agree.

Read more…

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Daily Dream Meaning: Writing

1. Dreams of writing letters can mean the need to get in touch with people whom you haven’t spoken with in awhile.
2. Dreams of writing novels, plays or stories indicate that there is a creative streak in you that needs an outlet. Many great authors have received inspiration from their dreams.
3. To dream of writing and not knowing what you’re writing is a warning that you may be inadvertently communicating messages to others that they are misinterpreting in an insulting way.

astrology.com

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Daily Good: Three Methods for Working with Chaos

“Times of chaos and challenge can be the most spiritually powerful… if we are brave enough to rest in their space of uncertainty. Pema Chodron describes three ways to use our problems as the path to awakening and joy: go to the places that scare you, use poison as medicine, and regard what arises as awakened energy.”{ read more }

Be The Change

What are your methods for working with chaos? Which of the approaches in the article, if any, resonates most deeply for you. Which one, if any do you feel called to experiment with? For more inspiration, check out this passage on “Cool Loneliness” by Pema Chodron.{ more }

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Today’s DIY: Magick Chamomile Sweet Rolls || Anti-Anxiety Spell

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Elephant Journal: A Healing Meditation for the Lonely & Isolated.

I know sometimes you feel totally alone in vast, dark world.
I know you feel isolated sometimes.

I know it may seem that everyone out there has more happiness or gifts or love coming to them than you.

Read more….

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MNN:  Lyrid meteor shower to peak around Earth Day
The debris left by Comet Thatcher isn’t as spectacular as other meteor showers, but the moon will make viewing much easier this year.

Read more…

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EarthSky News: Find Hercules between 2 bright stars

Tonight, try locating one of the coolest constellations up there. The constellation Hercules the Kneeling Giant can be seen ascending in the east-northeast on these Northern Hemisphere spring evenings. You can find Hercules between two brilliant stars: Arcturus and Vega.

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Is Your Spiritual Practice Serving You?

Last week I dreamt that my grandfather’s spirit was housed in a body that was basket-woven out of branches. We were walking in the woods together when the area over his heart split open. I knelt over him, trying to stitch it up, thoroughly distraught.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Scarborough Fair – Nox Arcana

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Inner Journey:

Discover the treasures inside

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
— Denis Waitley

Peace, joy, health and well-being can only be found inside us. They exist within us now, as our essential nature, waiting for us to call on them.

No matter what our income, body shape or situation in life, each of us holds the power to take the inner journey to find our treasures within. This is what makes the inner journey so exciting!

“When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”
— Francois De La Rochefoucauld

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

Those feelings you most want aren’t going to come from somewhere new, someone special, or something wonderful.

They’re going to come from within, where they now wait for your permission to be released – often in terms of somewhere new, someone special, or something wonderful.

Permission granted,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Pantry Chicken Casserole

“Using pantry items plus a couple of fresh items, you can create a cheesy, comforting casserole your whole family will love. Though it does include RO*TEL® and a can of mild green chile peppers, it’s not spicy, but if you like the heat, choose hot RO*TEL® and peppers.

Read more…

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and, Assertiveness
Incense: Dragon’s Blood, 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
Mars rules Tuesday. The energies of this day best harmonize with efforts of masculine vibration, such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. Use them, too, for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

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Daily Wisdom
April 21, 2020
Future
“The future belongs to those who fuse intelligence with faith, and who with courage and determination grope their way forward from chance to choice, from blind adaptation to creative evolution.”

-Charles E. Merriam (1876-1953)
Our present was at one time our future. We got here because of the choices we made. As we continue to learn and grow, we are better equipped to make the kinds of choices that bring us to the future we envision for ourselves

-Lissa Coffey

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Daily Tarot: The Judgement

Judgement day has come. You may have been dreading this day because of what would be exposed, or you may be glad because you can finally say, “I told you so.” Either way, you’ve come through a time of change, and the result has been rebirth. Now that you’re feeling liberated, there’s no stopping you. Keep going until you reach your goal, whatever it may be.

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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