Cat’s Morning Bits for April 15, 2022

Cat’s Morning Bits for April 15, 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.

Blessings, Cat

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April Quotes

“The naked earth is warm with Spring,
And with green grass and bursting trees
Leans to the sun’s kiss glorying,
And quivers in the sunny breeze.”
–  Julian Grenfell

gardendigest.com

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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

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Spirit Library: April 2022 Message: Are you enjoying the ride?
Dana Mrkich

During this time of global upheaval, it can be tricky to find the right balance between focusing on our inner world and personal lives, while also being aware of global influences and our collective journey toward freedom, truth and the much anticipated great awakening.

Read more….

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Book Recommendations for Intermediate Witches & Pagans (Chaotic Witch Aunt)

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Learn Religions: Beltane Magic
By Patti Wigington

Updated on June 25, 2019


Beltane is a season of fertility and fire, and we often find this reflected in the magic of the season. Let’s look at some of that spring magic, from ritual sex to fertility magic, along with the magic found in gardens and nature.

Read more….

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MBG: The First Full Moon Of The Astrological Year Is Here — & It’s A Supermoon

Spring is well underway, and the first full moon of the season (and the astrological new year) arrives this Saturday. Here’s what to know about this full supermoon, plus how to maximize its energy, from an astrologer.

Read more….

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Cleansing energy | a cottage witch guide to spiritual cleansing

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Thought For The Day

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Treehugger: Growing Cucumbers: How to Add Crunch to Your Garden This Season
Grow these delicious, kid-friendly vegetables with a few expert tips.

The cucumber plant germinates easily, grows quickly, and produces lots of crunchy, kid-friendly vegetables, making this a rewarding crop for beginners as well as a trusty market-garden staple.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: Full moon falls on April 16

April full moon
When to watch in 2022: Nights of April 15 and 16.
Where to look: Look for the bright round moon in the east in the evening, overhead around midnight, west before sunrise.
Crest of the full moon falls at 18:55 UTC on April 16, 2022. That’s 1:55 p.m. CDT in central North America.

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Explaining Paganism to the Curious but Religiously Ignorant

Fellow Pagan Lynne Cantwell asked how we can explain Paganism to those who are genuinely curious but religiously ignorant.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: The Knight’s Welcome – Medieval Music & Ambience (RPG Ambient Sounds)

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Inner Journey:

Discover the treasures inside

“Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude.”
— Denis Waitley

Peace, joy, health and well-being can only be found inside us. They exist within us now, as our essential nature, waiting for us to call on them.

No matter what our income, body shape or situation in life, each of us holds the power to take the inner journey to find our treasures within. This is what makes the inner journey so exciting!

“When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere.”
— Francois De La Rochefoucauld

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

It’s human nature,to unthinkingly project present circumstances, people, and feelings into your future, as if those you have today will follow wherever you go. Creating a future that will very much resemble today.

Which is fantastic when those circumstances, people, and feelings fill you with joy.

But for those cases when this is not true, let’s chill the unthinking part, and think again.

You can do this,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Chef John’s Hot Cross Buns

Real hot cross buns have the cross baked into them, not piped on afterwards. These are studded with rum-soaked currants. I based my recipe on one I found on Anson Mills’ web site.

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Magickal Intentions: Love, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers and Matters of the Heart

Element: Earth
Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron and Vanilla
Planet: Venus
Star Signs: Libra and Taurus
Angel: Ariel
Power Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs & Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly

Sacred Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmarosa, Rose, Yarrow

Deities include Aphrodite, Eros, Freya, Venus

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Daily Wisdom
April 15, 2022

Kindness
“Heaven in sunshine will requite the kind.”

-Byron


It is our nature to be kind. And most of the time, kindness comes easily to us, especially when we’re on the path and everything is going our way. The difficulty comes when we encounter an obstacle – maybe a large, rude, imposing obstacle! Those are the times we need to remind ourselves to be kind. Those are the times that some may say we are “tested.” How kind are we really? How patient? How loving? How understanding? Because we are human, there may be times when we need to make a greater effort to express kindness. But the more often we do so, and see the far-reaching effects that kindness has, the easier it gets.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Death

You may be tempted to backtrack a few times today and fall back on some old habit or procedure that used to work better than it does now. After enough of this, you’ll get the message that it’s time for a change, or at least a different approach. You don’t need to have the same old conversation over and over.

astrology.com

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

I invite you to check out my websites!

The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

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