Cat’s Morning Bits for October 8, 2020

Cat’s Morning Bits for October 8, 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


O suns and skies and flowers of June,
Count all your boasts together,
Love loveth best of all the year
October’s bright blue weather.
-Helen Hunt Jackson (1830-85)


October Events:

Oct 1: Full Blood Moon at 2:05 pm PST/ 3:05 pm MST/ 5:05 pm EST

Oct 9: Moon 3rd Qtr 5:39 pm PST/ /6:39 pm MST/ 8:39 pm EST

Oct 12: Indigenous Peoples Day

Oct 16: Super New Moon at 12:31 pm PST/ 1:31 pm MST/ 3:31 pm EST

Oct 23: Moon 1st Qtr. 6:22 am PST/ 7:22 am MST/ 9:22 am EST

Oct 28 Celtic Tree Month of Reed begins

Oct 31 Samhain / Halloween


Spirit Library: Master Your Fears (a message from Kate Spreckley)

We are being propelled forward by the evolutionary flow of life and as the fragmented aspects of this world dissolve our perception of reality shifts.

Read more……


Herbal Jedi: Gumweed Getup | With the Herbal Jedi


ThoughtCo: Aphrodite, Greek Goddess of Love

Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty, and is honored by many Pagans today. Her equivalent in Roman mythology is the goddess Venus. She is sometimes referred to as Lady of Cytherea or Lady of Cyrpus, because of her cult locations and place of origin.



Pioneer Thinking: 12 Incredible Uses of Green Tea

Recipes and Homemade Tricks with Green Tea
In addition to its excellent properties, the uses of green tea are not limited to its preparation as an infusion. You can find out about many other green tea applications, through a variety of tricks and homemade recipes, which will be very useful. Know them.

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Daily Good: Embracing Groundlessness

To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.

Pema Chodron –

Embracing Groundlessness

“It’s a fundamental fact of human life that we want our lives to be under control — we develop plans, goals, routines, systems, tools, schedules, structure to our lives. But while developing some structure is a very helpful thing for most of us … the truth is, there’s so much that we don’t control. Life is chaotic, out of control, shaky. It’s what Pema Chodron calls “groundlessness” — the feeling of no solid ground under our feet.” Leo Babauta shares more in this post. { read more }

Be The Change

What is your relationship to groundlessness? How might you take a fledging step towards embracing it more fully today? Check out this excerpt from Pema Chodron for more inspiration: “To Be Continually Thrown Out of the Nest.”


Yeyeo Botanica: Tobacco: Spiritual and Magical Uses


Elephant Journal: Fall is a Time to Listen to your Intuition, Slow Down & Rest.

Summer is my favorite season, period, end of story.
I catch myself saying every single day, “I love summer!” What’s not to love? I love the temperature. I love the flowers. I love being outside. I love the lazy moments when the kids are lying in hammocks outside, and I love watching the sun go down

Read more……


Treehugger: National Zoo Reveals Panda Cub is a Boy
Tiny cub appears to be healthy and strong

It’s a boy! The Smithsonian National Zoo’s 6-week-old giant panda cub is male, zoo scientists have confirmed.

During the tiny bear’s first veterinary exam in mid-September, veterinarians took a swab from his cheek for DNA analysis.

Read more….


EarthSky News: Last quarter moon in Gemini, waning moon in Cancer

Before midnight October 9, 2020 – or after midnight October 10 – the moon will be rising over your eastern horizon at or near its half-illuminated last quarter phase



Patheos-Pagan: 20 Ways to Protect Your Energy As An Empath

Who is an empath? There was a time when I would answer that question with a list of symptoms that read something like, “You might be an empath if…” Now, we are all empaths and here is why:



Pagan Playlist: OMWOLDON – SAMHAIN , Father and son playing celtic lyra



“A human being is a part of the whole, called by us ‘Universe,’ a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest – a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security.”
— Albert Einstein

To grow in consciousness, we expand our perspectives on life. So how do we do that? The more we work with the universal — the concept of unity and wholeness, the more everything makes sense. Parts have meaning when they are understood to be parts of a bigger picture.

Consciousness is all about relationships — especially how the lower relates to the higher and how the darkness can exist within the light. Hold and experience contradictions like anger with love. Let opposites coexist in you without choosing one over the other.

“Higher consciousness, enLIGHTenment, comes from meaningful experiences and lessons passed with the understanding that there truly is only one law – the Law of Love. When one leads a life expressing this belief, the mind and heart begin to open to new realities, and other dimensional truths become known.”
— Dr. Norma Milanovich & Dr. Shirley McCune


A Note from the Universe

Show me someone, who keeps getting in your way, and I’ll show you someone who keeps making excuses.

Tricky, tricky, tricky –

The Universe


Today’s Recipe: Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cheesy Mushroom Rice

This vegetarian stuffed acorn squash dish is hearty and delicious!



Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Magickal Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success

Element: Earth

 Incense: Cinnamon, Musk, Nutmeg and Sage

Planet: Jupiter
Star Signs: Sagittarius and Pisces
Angel: Sachiel
Power Colors: Purple, Royal Blue and Indigo
Herbs & Plants: Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, Coltsfoot, Oak, Dill, Borage, Patchouli 
Sacred Stones: Sugilite, Amethyst, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Sapphire
Oil: (Jupiter) Clove, Lemon Balm, Oakmoss, Star Anise

Deities include Juno, Jupiter,Thor, Zeus

Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. Today’s energies influence all matters involving material gain and spell work for general success, accomplishment, honors and awards, legal issues, luck, gambling, and prosperity.


Daily Wisdom
October 8, 2020

“Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language, which is the power of our ultimate relationship to everything in the universe.”

-Adrienne Rich

Poetry is just one way to express our connection with the universe. Music does it with sound, art does it with color and texture, and poetry does it with language. While the description is elusive to us in prose, poetry allows us to go beyond mere description, to abandon the confines of “structure” and convey our feelings untethered.

-Lissa Coffey


Daily Tarot: The Judgement

It may be a busy, perhaps chaotic, day but underneath it all will be a prevailing sense of good will. Judgement tells you that people will wish you well and want to help you, no matter how much work they create for you. You may enjoy a cheerful outlook, too, that will last all day and make you productive and popular. Enjoy some good times with people today.


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