Cat’s Morning Bits for October 20, 2021
Full Moon Blessings 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.
“The harvest moon hangs round and high
It dodges clouds high in the sky,
The stars wink down their love and mirth
The Autumn season is giving birth.
Oh, it must be October
The leaves of red bright gold and brown,
To Mother Earth come tumbling down,
The breezy nights the ghostly sights,
The eerie spooky far off sounds
Are signs that it’s October.
The pumpkins yellow,. big and round
Are carried by costumed clumsy clowns
It’s Halloween – let’s celebrate.”
- Pearl N. Sorrels, It Must be October
Oct 6 New Moon at 4:05 am PST/ 5:05 am MST/ 7:05 am EST
Oct 11 Indigenous Peoples Day / Thanksgiving day: Canada
Oct 18 Mercury goes direct
Oct 20 Full Blood Moon at 7:56 am PST/ 8:56 am MST/ 10:56 am EST
Oct 23 Sun enters Scorpio
Oct 28 Celtic Tree Month of Reed begins
Oct 31 Samhain / Halloween
Spirituality & Health: A Full Moon Ritual for Release by Kalia Kelmenson
The full moon offers a potent time to create rituals.
The sky at night is a constant reminder of the rhythms of life. Each night offers subtle shifts: the stars are different, the moon waxes and wanes, meteor showers come and go. The night sky calls to us to observe and tune in, offering a chance to contemplate our own rhythms.
Spirit Library: Trust the Process
With the planetary shifts this week our journey is being accelerated and we are being pushed to move forward, to take the leap. As the energies of the Full Moon gather whatever has been stagnant is now gaining energy and momentum
The Ten Best Shadow Work Prompts
October Weather Lore
A warm October,
A cold February.
When leaves fall early,
Fall and Winter will be mild;
When leaves fall late,
Winter will be severe.
Squirrels gathering nuts in a flurry,
Will cause snow to gather in a hurry.
Much rain in October,
Much wind in December.
Full Moon in October without frost,
No frost ’till November’s Full Moon.
ThoughtCo: Blood Moon
In October, we see the Blood Moon travel through the sky. This moon is also called the Shedding Moon or the Falling Leaf Moon, depending on where you live. In many places, it’s the Hunter’s Moon, and it’s no coincidence that hunting season is in the late fall. Coming right before Samhain, this is a time when the nights are crisp and clear, and you can sense a change in the energy around you.
Journey Into Dreams: Jar Dream Meaning
Dreaming about jars can have many different meanings. Today we will look at what it means to dream about a jar. In many aspects of our lives, even if we’re not immediately conscious of it, we probably have some sort of jars around in our everyday life.
MBG: What Each Zodiac Sign Should Do Now That Mercury Retrograde Is (Finally) Over
If you’ve been following along with the plethora of retrogrades we’ve been experiencing collectively, you’ll be happy to know Mercury is finally direct again after its three-week backspin that began on September 27.
Daily Magick Snippets: Magickal Names From Stones
Garnet: (deep blood red)
This is a good name for a red headed witch or if the element of fire plays an important part in your life. This name brings courage, and independence. It also helps people to voice their opinions and draws people to you.
DIY Halloween Decorations | Mini Toadstools, Bats & TREE | Forest Witch
Elephant Journal: Aries Full Moon: Rebirthing Ourselves into New Form.
“People living deeply have no fear of death…” ~ Anais Nin
There is a great chasm of intensity many of us are navigating these days on the daily, whether pushed into the fires of transformation by physical ailments or dis-ease, loss of loved ones or loss in the various nuances of the word, or other emotional or mental disturbances.
Treehugger: Teaming Up to Save Endangered Fiji Iguanas
Researchers have found several new species.
Fijian iguanas have been making a home at the San Diego Zoo for more than 50 years. The prince of Tonga gave the zoo six Fiji banded iguanas in 1965, and the first hatchling was born in 1981
EarthSky News: The Full Hunter’s Moon Is October 20
In western skylore, the Hunter’s Moon is the full moon after the Harvest Moon. The Hunter’s Moon usually falls in October. If not, it falls in early November. In 2021, on both the evening of October 19 and 20, the moon will be more than 99-percent lit as it ascends in the east in the evening. October’s full moon – the Northern Hemisphere’s Hunter’s Moon – will be 100-percent lit on October 20 at 14:56 UTC; translate UTC to your time.
Patheos-Pagan: Witchcraft Legacy: Leggo Thy Ego
LAURA TEMPEST ZAKROFF
Sometimes Witchcraft is like waffles.
A lot of the time Witchcraft is like waffles.
Witchcraft is waffles.
Waffles seem pretty easy on the surface, but
Pagan Playlist: The Morrigan – Heather Dale
PROBLEMS OR SOLUTIONS?
“If you expect the best, you will be the best. Learn to use one of the most powerful laws in this world; change your mental habits to belief instead of disbelief. Learn to expect, not to doubt. In so doing, you bring everything into the realm of possibility.”
— Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
Stop and be aware! Have you been thinking about what you want or what you don’t want?
It’s so easy to lock our minds onto problems rather than opening to receive solutions. But what we think is what we get. This is so important! If we continually focus on problems and negatives, that’s where we’ll stay.
“No pessimist ever discovered the secrets of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new heaven to the human spirit.”
— Helen Keller
Today’s Recipe: Chicken and Sweet Potato Curry
This chicken and sweet potato curry is the perfect mix of sweetness and spice to nourish your body. Make it milder by using a mild curry powder, or spicier by using hot curry powder
Magical Correspondences for Wednesday
Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear, Loss, Travel and Money Matters
Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea
Planets: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Star Sign: Virgo
Power Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and Violet
Herbs & Plants: Fern, Lavender, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Sacred Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender
Deities include Athena, Hermes, Lugh, Mercury, Odin
Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. Wednesday’s vibration adds power to spell work involving inspiration, communication, writers, poets, the written and spoken word, and all matters of study, learning, and teaching. This day also provides a good time to begin efforts involving self-improvement or understanding.
October 20, 2021
“Our earthly ball a peopled garden.”
What grows springs from the earth. We are a part of it all! Like the plants, trees, flowers, and animal life – we are living and growing amongst it all. How are we contributing to the beauty of this garden? Whether it is with our work, or our art, or our kindness, we have opportunities daily to bring glory to this planet.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Star
You can make today memorable purely by the strength of your unfailing hope for all things to work out for the best. No matter how muddled the events of the day, how confused or how many mixed messages people give you, especially at work, your innate hopeful spirit will cut through most of the mist and give you good results. Look forward to many satisfying encounters, however little or much gets done.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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