Cat’s Morning Bits for June 18, 2021
Good Morning Beautiful Souls and welcome to a new year! 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.
June is named after the Roman goddess Juneo, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women. .”
June 8 World Oceans Day
June 10 New Moon at 3:52 am PST/ 4:52 am MST/ 6:52 am EST // Celtic Tree Month of Oak begins
June 14 Flag Day
June 15 Worldwide Day of Giving
June 20 Mid Summer/ Summer Solstice/ Father’s Day/ Sun enters Cancer
June 22 Mercury goes direct
June 24 Full Moon 11:39 am PST/ 12:39 pm MST/ 2:39 pm EST
Spirit Library: Intuition Is Your Greatest Power (a message from Kate Spreckley)
As we step towards the Solstice, an intensely powerful energy is moving within us pushing us towards expansion both internally and externally. The incoming energies are demanding urging us to see our life with perfect clarity and to find the light despite the challenges we still face. How we think, how we feel and how we react to life is transforming changing our perception and giving us a different view of what is now possible.
Spirituality & Health: A Ritual for Summer Solstice and Father’s Day
The summer solstice coinciding with Father’s Day is a powerful opportunity for exploring the balance of masculine and feminine within yourself.
: The Magickal Herbs of Mid Summer
Fairy Offering: Sprinkle Sage or Vervain mixed with tobacco around =our garden as an offering to the elementals and fairies who help things grow.
ThoughtCo: Sunflower Magic and Folklore
When summer is at its peak, its not uncommon to see rows of sunflowers blooming in all of their colorful glory. Ranging from just a foot or two high to well over eight feet in height, sunflowers come in a variety of yellows and oranges
MBG: Why This Year’s Summer Solstice Is Extra Special + How To Spend It
Midsummer, Litha, Alban Hefin—whatever you know it as, the summer solstice is almost here. At 11:32 pm EDT this Sunday, June 20, the sun will reach its highest point in the sky, closing out the longest day of the year and signaling the official start of summer in the northern hemisphere
Summer Solstice Meditation
Pagan Library: Summer Solstice Group Ritual
The Great Heat Banishing Rite
The group will gather inside the circle awaiting the beginning of the ritual.
The Procession of the Priestess and Priest
The Priestess and Priest will enter to drumming
The Call of the Quarters
Mountain Rose Herbs: Fruit and Herb-Infused Water Recipes
A huge part of healthy living is about adopting lots of small, daily habits that add up to lifelong wellness. For over 25 years of clinical herbal practice, I have sought out and recommended simple hacks for making good lifestyle choices easier
Exemplore: Seven Crystals for Celebrating Litha
Litha, also commonly known as the summer solstice, is a fire festival celebrated in June. This is the longest day of the year and the point in the year that the sun begins to recede. Crops will be in full growth by now and heading towards maturity and harvesting.
EarthSky News: Northernmost Sun On Solstice
For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the June solstice signals the beginning of summer. For the Southern Hemisphere, winter starts at this solstice. This 2021 June solstice takes place on Monday, June 21, at 3:32 UTC; translate UTC to your time. In North America and U.S. time zones, that’s June 21 at 12:32 a.m. ADT, yet on June 20 at 11:32 p.m. EDT, 10:32 p.m. CDT, 9:32 p.m. MDT, 8:32 p.m. PDT, 7:32 p.m. AKDT (Alaskan Daylight Time) and 5:2 p.m. HAST (Hawaiian-Aleutian Standard Time). The solstice happens at the same instant for all of us, everywhere on Earth; only our clocks differ by time zone
Patheos-Pagan: Celebrating Summer Solstice With Flowers and Fire
Summer is a beautiful time of year. The sun shines longer, the flowers are blooming, and gardens are beginning to flourish.
Pagan Playlist: Lisa Thiel – Litha (Summer Solstice Song)
CREATE HAPPINESS RIGHT NOW
“It is our basic right to be a happy person, happy family, and eventually a happy world. That should be our goal.”
— Dalai Lama
Little adjustments to our attitude and approach each day can create a major difference in our appreciation of life. On the surface, nothing changes. At the same time, absolutely everything does.
Use your awareness or your imagination to bring happiness to this moment. Find something to appreciate. Do this as often as you remember to do so, and your world will transform.
” … we can no longer afford to throw away even one ‘unimportant’ day by not noticing the wonder of it all. We have to be willing to discover and then appreciate the authentic moments of happiness available to all ofus every day.”
— Sarah Ban Breathnach
Today’s Recipe: Making Mead for Solstice
Magical Correspondences for Midsummer
June 20, 2021
Colors: Blue, green, gold or yellow, orange, white and red
Plants and Herbs: Anise, Mugwort, Chamomile, Rose, Lily, Cinquefoil, Lavender, Fennel, Sun Flower, Mistletoe,
June 18, 2021
“When two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worries and only half the royalties.”
-Agatha Christie (1955)
I think this pretty much applies in any business! And pretty much at times in any relationship. What we’re looking for is balance. Very rarely is the division of labor split 50/50. Life just doesn’t work like that. Sometimes in one area it’s 80/20, or in another it’s 40/60. It is important that we contribute to the best of our ability at any given time. Overall, a successful collaboration is where all of the parties involved can look at a finished project and say that they would do it again.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The High Priestess
Even if it’s a busy day at work or with loved ones, it may still be an introspective kind of day when you need to frequently take a quiet moment to reflect. Be organized and perform your tasks well, but also find those quiet instances when you can make sense of your feelings and impressions. You can get a great deal done today, and feel inwardly satisfied about it.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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