Cat’s Morning Bits for October 27, 2021
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.
“The winds gives me
Enough fallen leaves
To make a fire”
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
Spirit Library: Surrender Inwardly
Our processes of awakening, healing and growth have greatly accelerated this year and a deeper understanding of what is required to change has emerged. In this final week of October, we are preparing for even more expansion which begins with the Eclipse season in November. Eclipses offer quantum leaps in our growth as they expand our consciousness beyond what we have previously known
Samhain Slideshow – Halloween and All Hallows Eve, Wheel of the Year – Magical Crafting, Witchcraft
Daily Good: For Love of Nectar: The Dazzling Sunbirds of India
When the sun is out in India, and if one is lucky to have access to a dense patch of native trees in flagrant, fragrant bloom, one is quite likely to see darting sunbirds. Sunbirds are to India what hummingbirds are to the Americas. Small birds with curved beaks that guzzle flower nectar.
ThoughtCo: Projects to Celebrate Samhain, the Witches‘ New Year
As Samhain approaches, you can decorate your home with a number of easy craft projects. Start celebrating a bit early with these fun and simple ideas that honor the final harvest, and the cycle of life and death
Journey Into Dreams:Orange Color Symbolism and Dream Meaning
The color orange is a bright, cheerful color we often associate with the idea of happiness. Here’s the symbolism meaning of the color orange.
Pagan Library; Fall Sabbat Incense
3 parts Frankincense
2 parts Myrrh
1 part Rosemary
1 part Cedar
1 part Juniper
Burn during fall and winter Sabbat rituals.
Daily Magick Snippets: Altar Tools
Quartz Crystal Sphere
This item can be fairly pricey and not really necessary for a beginner. It can be used for scrying or be the centerpiece for a full moon ritual. The sphere symbolizes the Goddess. Check out your local Gem and Mineral show if you feel like buying one is necessary.
Today’s DIY: Preparing for SAMHAIN | DIY witch broom | scary treasure hunt | witch’s new year
Elephant Journal: How I Cleanse my 30-year-old Tarot Deck—8 Steps.
I’ve done tarot for more than 30 years with this deck and it was my first.
It is special to me and one of the longest things I’ve had in my possession. I say I use it in a non-tradition way. It doesn’t tell me the future and it doesn’t allow me to communicate with the dead. It’s a way for me to connect to another’s energy.
Treehugger: Mostly Blind and Deaf Dogs Meet For a Puppy Party
It was fun watching them come up the driveway. One by one, former foster puppies strained at the leash or pranced in anticipation as they sniffed all the dog smells and sensed something big was happening
EarthSky News: Flashing star in autumn? Here are 3 candidates
Northern Hemisphere autumn – around the month of October – is when we’re most often asked:
Patheos-Pagan: Working With Troublesome Ancestors
The recent post We Owe Toxic Ancestors Nothing turned out to be very popular. Most people agreed with the ideas behind the title: if someone harmed you or did very bad things in this life,
Pagan Playlist: a misty day in my wilderness home – enjoying a gentle autumn
“Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.”
— Ray Knight
“Eventually, meditation will make our mind calm, clear, and as concentrated as a laser which we can focus at will. This capacity of one-pointed attention is the essence of genius. When we have this mastery over attention in everything we do, we have a genius for life itself: unshakable security, clear judgment, and deep personal relationships.”
— Eknath Easwaran
“The successful man is the average man, focused.”
— Source Unknown
A Note from the Universe
A few unknown facts observed to be mostly true by wise old souls,
- What folks claim to want less of – like work, challenges, and help – they actually want more of.
- Those who say, “I don’t know what to do,” usually do know what to do.
- And people who continue to show up in spite of self-doubt, confusion, and disappointment rock the world.
I don’t know what to do,
Today’s Recipe: Our Spookiest Halloween Cupcake Decorating Ideas
With some creativity, a little fondant, and a smear of icing you can easily create scary looking cupcakes for your next Halloween bash. Whether you choose monsters, mummies, or some other spooky create, guests are sure to love these sweet treats.
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
October 27, 2021
“We must each find our separate meaning in the persuasion of our days until we meet in the meaning of the world.”
On the surface, it looks like we are so very different. Men and women, different ages, races, cultures, backgrounds. Yet inside, we are so very much the same. We all search for meaning, we all long for peace, we all seek happiness. Our motivations are very similar.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Moon
It’s possible that you’re putting yourself under more stress and pressure than anyone or anything else going on around you. It’s not necessary to beat yourself up emotionally like this. Things are fine and you can make things even better if you curtail the urge to obsessively dwell on only what and who is letting you down. Be your own best friend and give yourself credit for what you’re doing right
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