Cat’s Morning Bits for December 30, 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.
“Lighting one candle
from another –
Dec. 4 New Moon/Solar Eclipse at 11:43 pm PST/ 12:43 am MST / 2:43 am EDT
Dec. 18 Full Moon at 8:35 pm PST/ 9:35 pm MST/ 11:35 pm EDT
Dec. 19 Venus Retrograde until January 29
Dec. 21 Winter Solstice / Yule
Dec. 24 Christmas Eve & celtic Tree Month of Birch begins
Dec. 25 Christmas Day
Dec. 31 New Years Eve
Spirit Library: Let Go of the Old Stories
We are ending this year having moved through a powerful rebirth that is bringing total transformation on all levels of our being. For many this has been a very difficult and often painful process as this transformation has required growth and change the likes of which we have never experienced before.
How to Cast Runes (Runes for Beginners)
Spirituality & Health: Journaling With Your Non-Dominant Hand
BY EVE HOGAN
Journaling with your non-dominant hand (and answering with the other) is about tapping into your inner child, inner teen, and inner wisdom.
Tarot Teachings: Tarot Spread for the New Year
I’m writing this as we are approaching the new year. So, I thought it might be a good idea to share my creations in this article about a Tarot spread for the new year. I hope these layouts help you on your path to clarifying your new year insights and resolutions.
MBG: These Are The Lunar & Solar Eclipses Coming Our Way In 2022
As another year comes to a close, a whole new batch of astrological curveballs is waiting for us in 2022. Today, we’re sharing the solar and lunar eclipses that the AstroTwins are predicting will shape the year ahead.
Today’s DIY: Hogmanay Shortbread from 1779
Elephant Journal: 2022: Instead of Resolutions, choose a Word.
Wow, we’ve all been through a couple of challenging years, no?
Life has changed for all of us in so many ways, and it can be easy to focus on the not-so-pleasant. But there is always power in focusing on what we did accomplish, how we did make it through, and what we are inviting more of for next year.
Treehugger: Hope and Good Cheer: Inspiring Examples of Gardeners Getting Together
Wonderful things happen when people choose to be proactive in their communities.
All too often, we only hear the bad news. But as a garden designer and consultant, I see the amazing progress that can be made when gardeners get together—and get things done.
EarthSky News: EarthSky’s meteor shower guide for 2022
January 2-3, 2022, night, Quadrantids
In 2022, watch for the Quadrantids after midnight and before dawn on January 3. The moon will be new, making for great meteor-observing conditions. The Quadrantids can produce over 100 meteors per hour in a moonless sky, and this year is such a time.
Patheos-Pagan: Best Witchcraft & Magickal Books of 2021
Can one really determine the “best books” in a given calendar year? I’m going to say no, simply because there’s no way to possible read every book in a given year. So what we have on this list are the “best” books I read this year. Your favorites (and “bests”) are probably going to be different, and they should be, and that’s OK.
Pagan Playlist: Viking Shaman Music – Tala | Magical, Nordic, Slavic
A NEW VIEW
A friend shared this moment of awakening. She was moaning, “I never get anything done.” Her companion replied, “Perhaps you never get EVERYTHING done.” Oh… of course!
A shift in perspective can bring both understanding and release.
“Besides learning to see, there is another art to be learned — not to see what is not.”
— Maria Mitchell
A Note from the Universe
Just because you can have it all, doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with you until you do.
To the contrary, it means you’re smoking on fire, destined for greatness, exactly where you should be, with thoughts that become things, in a dream of your own creation, about to blast off as you become who you are meant to be.
Today’s Recipe: Texas Caviar I
Here’s a spicy Texas favorite. Black-eyed peas and black beans are marinated in a fiery, flavorful mixture. This is great with tortilla chips or bread — and plenty of cold iced tea!
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
Incense: Cinnamon, Musk, Nutmeg and Sage
Star Signs: Sagittarius and Pisces
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.
December 30, 2021
“Individualism is rather like innocence; there must be something unconscious about it.”
When we’re comfortable in our skin then our true self shows through naturally – we don’t have to think about impressing anyone or doing the “right” thing, we just are who we are and everything is great. We can relax and be ourselves knowing that all is well.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Magician
You have your A game going today, but don”t let it go to your head. As the Magician, you”re at your most capable. If someone tries to spring a surprise request on you, you”ll probably see it coming. Be low-key, don”t build expectations, and then excel. So long as your ego doesn”t exceed good sense, you”ll be able to accomplish just about anything!
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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