Cat’s Morning Bits for April 6, 2022
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.
“Spring would not be spring without bird songs.”
- Francis M. Chapman
April 2022 Events
April 1 April Fools Day/ New Moon at 11: 24 pm PST/ 12:24 am MST/ 2:24 am EST
April 15 Celtic Tree Month of Willow begins
April 16 Full Wind Moon at 11:55 am PST/ 12:55 pm MST/ 2:55 pm EST
April 17 Easter
April 19 Sun enters Taurus
April 22 Earth Day
April 30 Solar Eclipse 4:28 pm EST
May 1 Beltane / May Day
Spirit Library: The Pre-birth Void
You likely have a need for something new and exciting. You feel you are missing something, even though you have difficulties knowing what that something is. So some days you pine for a celebration, other days for a vacation, and still others for financial or romantic rewards. But if those items appeared, they would not hold your interest for long.
The Witches’ Cookery:Sigil Magick | Create, charge, activate & use Sigils | History of magic symbols
Spirituality & Health: 4 Exercises to Build Trust and Confidence in Your Intuition
BY SHANNON KAISER
First, take a quiz to determine if you lean clairvoyant, clairaudient, clairsentient, or claircognizant. Then try these exercises to strengthen your intuition. Read more.
Learn Religions: Disposal of Ritual Offerings
By Patti Wigington
Updated on February 21, 2018
A common question that comes up is the matter of how to dispose of offerings made during a ritual once the ritual has concluded. Disposal methods may vary, depending on a few things. For instance, does your particular magical tradition require you to dispose of offerings in a certain way?
MBG: There Are 4 Types Of Intelligence: Here’s How To Use Them To Make Better Decisions
When you have an important decision to make, how do you make it? Do you do your research, make pro/con lists, and battle it out in your smart mind? Do you scan for fear, excitement, sadness, anger, or any other emotions that may arise? Do you trust your gut, or do you wait for an intuitive hit to drop in?
The myth of the moon goddess – Cynthia Fay Davis
Daily OM: April 6, 2022 Hawk Medicine
The Power Of Perspective
Using our spiritual vision, we can look deeply into the inner light that guides us, seeing clearly what is not visible. Hawks have the power to soar high above the earth, giving them a perspective previously only available to the inhabitants of the heavens above. Because of this, people from various cultures throughout history have seen them as messengers of spirit, bringing wisdom from the heavens and the value of their higher vision down to earth
Treehugger: Do Octopuses Have Emotions?
Researchers explore moral and ethical dilemmas of recognizing animal feelings.
Not only do octopuses have eight arms, they also have nine brains.1
To go along with all that gray matter, researchers were curious whether these smart creatures and other invertebrates have emotions.
EarthSky News: EarthSky’s visible planets – night sky guide – April 2022
Find these visible planets in April 2022: Venus blazing in the east before sunrise; Mars and Saturn, also in the east before sunrise; Jupiter, emerging in the east before sunrise in early April and easier to see as the month progresses. Mercury will return to the evening sky by mid-April, to begin its best evening apparition for the year for the Northern Hemisphere.
Patheos-Pagan: What Will Your Next Life Be Like?
What comes after death? This is one of the Big Questions of Life – people have wondered about it for at least as long as we’ve been human. We have no definitive answers. But we have plenty of speculative answers, and one of them is reincarnation.
Pagan Playlist: Lullaby of Woe – Ashley Serena (LYRICS)
“Freedom of choice is more to be treasured than any possession earth can give.”
— David O. McKay
I want to choose the details of my life. Fortunately, I’ve come to appreciate how important it is to give others the freedom to choose their own paths.
None of us wants our choice robbed from us. I can’t know what’s best for anyone but me. So why give unsolicited advice to others and expect them to follow it?
“The truest characters of ignorance are vanity, and pride and arrogance.”
— Samuel Butler
“What man wants is simply independent choice, whatever that may cost and wherever it may lead.”
— Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A Note from the Universe
It’s no accident that your courage often overrides your common sense.
You wanted to be programmed that way.
You also wanted it all.
Proud of you,
Today’s Recipe: 16 Unbelievably Soft Sour Cream Cookie Recipes
If you aren’t mixing sour cream into your cookie batter, you could be missing out on a fantastic cookie experience. Sour cream boasts high fat levels and a fair amount of acidity. Both factors give baked goods a hefty dose of moisture, as well as a bright, tangy flavor.
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
Mountain Rose Herbs: Essential Oil Blend for Focus + Room Spray for Studying
In the fast-paced world we often find ourselves in, it can be hard to get in the right headspace to study or concentrate on what I call “sit-down tasks.” When I’m experiencing circular thoughts or find myself reading the same paragraph several times over,
Daily Tarot: The Moon
You may not be prone to anxiety, but today could get on your nerves. If you find yourself noticing only the things going less than perfectly and you start feeling edgy and insecure, have a cup of tea and let your feelings settle down. Quell these uncomfortable feelings before they grow worse and significantly affect your performance and frame of mind.
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