Cat’s Morning Bits for August 18, 2020 “New Moon Edition”
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.
Aug 18 New Moon 7:41 pm PST/ 8:41 pm MST/ 10:41 pm EST
New Moon / Balsamic Moon
Time: From the day of the new moon until 3 days after.
In astronomical terminology, the phrase new moon is the lunar phase that occurs when the Moon, in its monthly orbital motion around Earth, lies between Earth and the Sun and is therefore in conjunction with the Sun as seen from Earth. At this time, the dark (unilluminated) portion of the Moon faces almost directly toward Earth, so that the Moon is not visible to the naked eye.
Spirit Library: New Structures of Light (a message from Kate Spreckley)
As we continue to process and integrate the Lionsgate energies we are entering into a significant period of change within ourselves. Our entire system is being rewired to hold within us a new structure of light energy that will entirely transform the energetic circuitry of our bodies.
New Moon Abundance Cheques
For manifesting what you need by using the energy of the new moon.
New Moon Meditation | Aug. 18, 2020
ThoughtCo: New Beginnings Ritual
There are many times in our life when all of us feel like we need a new start. Whether it’s at the beginning of a new year, a new moon phase, or even just because we’re having tough times in our life, sometimes it helps to sit down, breathe a bit, and focus on making things change
MBG: 3 Big Astrology Transits Will Make This Week Feel Action-Packed
This week, there’s a new moon in Leo and the sun moves into Virgo for a while. Here, the AstroTwins share how to balance the confident and bold energy of the lion with the meticulous vibe of the maiden.
THE AUGUST NEW MOON IN LEO WANTS TO SEE YOU SHINE
On August 18, 2020, at 7:42 p.m. Pacific Time, the new moon will be at 26°35’ of Leo.
“We all shine on, like the moon and the stars and the sun.” At this new moon, John Lennon’s lyrics make an excellent mantra! True, some of us may feel more comfortable seeking the spotlight than others. But the Leo new moon inspires each of us with the burning desire to shine in our own one-of-a-kind way.
Frugally Sustainable: New Moon Herbal Salt Detox Bath
…when the Moon goes dark — not visible in the sky at all — this is the perfect opportunity to discard things in your life you do not want.
The day of the New Moon — the day before and the day after also — is a fortunate, blessed time. A time for ::
Energy Muse: Your New Moon Wishes Practice
The New Moon symbolizes new beginnings and a fresh start, making it the ideal time to make wishes and set new intentions. And it’s the perfect time to bring back one of our favorite lunar practices: the New Moon Wishes ritual.
EarthSky News: Great Square points to Andromeda galaxy
Tonight, look for the nearest large spiral galaxy to our Milky Way. It’s becoming well placed for evening viewing from Northern Hemisphere locations. The Great Square of Pegasus is a great jumping-off point for finding the famous Andromeda galaxy, also known to astronomers as Messier 31.
Pagan Playlist: Prayer to the new moon
BELIEVE IN YOUR OWN SUCCESS
“What you believe yourself to be, you are.”
— Claude M. Bristol
Do you believe, deep down inside of you, that you can succeed in what you want to do?
Beliefs are strong, and they have the power to attract what is believed to us. If we doubt our ability to succeed, if we in fact believe we WON’T succeed, then sure enough, that’s what will happen.
What do you believe about yourself? You have the power to change your beliefs, and that will change your outcome. Set goals you believe you can accomplish. Your beliefs will shape your actions. As you achieve these goals, you’ll begin to believe you are capable of succeeding and of doing even more.
“It is better to believe than to disbelieve; in so doing you bring everything to the realm of possibility.”
— Albert Einstein
“Believe it can be done. When you believe something can be done, really believe, your mind will find the ways to do it. Believing a solution paves the way to solution.”
— Dr. David Schwartz
Today’s Recipe: Cooking with the Moon phases
The power of the moon is incredibly strong and affects our moods and emotions. And most of us will be used to working with the cycles of the moon rather than against them, going with the flow so to speak can make our lives much easier. We can also tailor the foods we eat to the phases of the moon to tap into that power and to work with the rhythm of our bodies and emotions too.
Magical Correspondences for the New Moon
The most powerful time of this moon phase is the night of the New Moon itself when the moon is completely dark. This between worlds time is very powerful and a great time for divination, new ventures, and new beginnings.
This phase also symbolizes the goddess as Crone and Dark Lady.
(Hecate, Kali, Uma, Mut, Nephthys, Tiamat, Circe, Cybele, Ereshkigal, Ala, Asase Yaa, Caillech, Persephone, Cerridwen, Scathach, Hel, Morrigan, Baba Yaga, Bast)
New beginnings, personal growth, health, gardening, job hunting, banishing, divination, and dark magic
Image found HERE
from Biddy Tarot: New Moon Manifestation Tarot Spread
The moon’s phases impact the oceans – the rising and lowering of the tides (ebbs and flows), the hunting and breeding cycles of animals, and the growth of plants.
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