Cat’s Morning Bits for May 31, 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.
” `Tis May, the elfish maiden, the daughter of the Spring,
Upon whose birthday morning the birds delight to sing.
They would not sing one note for you, if you should so command,
Although you are a princess, a princess of the land.”
Robert Fuller Murray, A May-Day Madrigal
May 2022 Events
May 1 Beltane / May Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 8 Mother’s Day
May 10 – June 3 Mercury Retrograde
May 13 Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorn begins
May 16 Full Moon at 9:14 pm PST/ 10:14 pm MST/ 12:14 am EST
May 30 Memorial Day (USA)
May 30 New Moon at 4:30 am PST/ 5:30 am MST/ 7:30 am EST
The Pagan Library:
Let me sing you a tale of magics of old,
of powers that slumbered through long years untold.
Let me weave you a song of a memory revived,
calling the Old Ones, their time has arrived.
Bale fires are lighting through all of the land,
the fey folk are dancing, their hour is at hand.
Their music is heard in the chattering stream,
their call echoes out on the wings of a dream.
Beyond the townships, where common folk sleep,
in moors and in meadows, in forests so deep,
Witches are gathering at the dark of the night,
to dance and to worship, bathe in moonlight.
They’ve winded the horn, they have opened the door,
the magics returning to slumber no more.
By the spells they have woven, the runes the have told,
they’ve awakened the Goddess, and the Horned One of old.
And those who have gathered now join hand in hand,
their voices are chanting, throughout all the land.
The God and the Goddess, at last will be heard,
their children, the witches, are spreading the word.
They sing songs of power when the moon, she is high,
They chant songs of joy when the sunrise is nigh,
They dance through the meadows, and through darkened streets,
join their ancient rhythm, when your circle meets,
Come dance to their rhythm, when your circle meets.
Garden Sigil Magic – Magical Properties of Flowers & Herbs – How to make a sigil – Magical Crafting
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Litha, or Midsummer, is a celebration that has been observed for centuries, in one form or another. It is no surprise, then, that there are plenty of myths and legends associated with this time of year. Let’s take a look at some of the best known summer solstice folklore.
MBG: Tiger’s Eye 101: Everything To Know About This Powerhouse Crystal
When you think of a tiger, the strong, powerful energy of this big cat probably comes to mind—and that’s exactly what you’ll get with a tiger’s eye crystal, too. Here’s everything to know about this stone, from its benefits, to how to work with it, according to crystal experts.
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Thought For The Day
Treehugger: Vivid Snake Is Newly Described and Likely Already Endangered
Only three of the non-venomous snakes have ever been found.
With its bright red, black, and yellow coloring, it’s surprising this newly uncovered snake was barely noticed before.
The distinctive, vivid snake was recently described by researchers for the first time in Paraguay. The non-venomous snake was previously unknown to science.
EarthSky News: Rare planetary lineup on June mornings
If you’ve never seen all the bright planets at once, June is your perfect chance. The five brightest planets – Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn – are lined up before dawn. They stretch across the sky from the eastern horizon to above the southern horizon. And if you have patience and binoculars, you can hunt down the two challenging planets – Uranus and Neptune – that are hiding among the classical planets.
Patheos-Pagan: There is beauty in ritual without the glitz and glamour
This month the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, New Jersey, where I attend, is focusing on the theme of beauty. Beauty is everywhere, especially in nature.
Pagan Playlist: WITCHY SPRING ASMR AMBIENCE🦋Calm Forest Night✨Fire Sound, Bubbling Potions, Crunching & Crackling
LOVE YOUR SHADOWS
“There is that part of ourselves that feels ugly, deformed, unacceptable. That part, above all, we must learn to cherish, embrace, and call by name.”
— Macrina Wiederkehr
Each of us has characteristics we define as good and those we define as ‘bad.’ The parts of ourselves that we continually reject want to be acknowledged and loved. Until we honour these aspects, they will continue to assert themselves. They will do whatever they can to get our attention.
What aspects of yourself do you reject?
Take a few moments to open to the parts of yourself that you do not love. See each one honestly for what it is. Explore the wounds and the motives that gave rise to its condition. Love a wounded part of yourself and it will heal.
“…self-contempt never inspires lasting change.”
— Jane R. Hirschmann and Carol H. Munter
“The first step toward change is acceptance. Once you accept yourself, you open the door to change. That’s all you have to do. Change is not something you do, it’s something you allow.”
— Will Garcia
A Note from the Universe
Love where you’ve been.
Love where you’re at.
Love how you think.
Love the power you pack.
Love all that you seek.
Love all that you feel.
Love your rocking emotions.
And the thoughts you make real.
But mostly, amazing, I really, really love you in this very moment.
Here and now,
Today’s Recipe: Amish Slaw
I live in a wonderful Amish community and the ladies here are wonderful cooks. This is a lovely cole slaw recipe for those who like slaw without mayonnaise.
Magical Correspondences for Tuesday
Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness
Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Power Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs & Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, GingerDeities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr
May 31,, 2022
“I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time.”
We are wholly complete and capable human beings. Perhaps our greatest lesson in life is to understand this. We don’t need to look outside ourselves for anything. All that we have, all that we are, is more than enough – it’s perfect!
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Pope
It’s important to stick with the plan already in place and be loyal to those who are already committed to you. You’re not so much part of a team as you are the leader of a group of people who will do what you ask of them if you only treat them properly and look after their needs, especially the tiny personal ones.
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