Cat’s Morning Bits for July 12, 2022

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 12, 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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July Quotes

“Hot July brings cooling showers,
Apricots and gillyflowers.”

Sara Coleridge, Pretty Lessons in Verse

gardendigest.com

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July 2022 Events

July 1 Canada Day

July 4 Independence Day

July 8 Celtic Tree Month of Holly begins

July 13 Full Blessing Moon 11:37 AM PST/ 12:37 PM MST/ 2:37 PM EST

July 22 Sun enters Leo

July 28 New Moon at  10;54 AM PST/ 11:54 AM MST/1:54 PM  EST

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Exemplore:Seven Crystals for Working With Full Moon Energy
CLAIREFEB 15, 2022

When Should I Perform a Full Moon Ritual?
Many people consider the phases of the Moon to be important when carrying out magical workings. It is thought that each phase possesses its own energy and magical properties, which make each phase particularly suited to certain types of spells and rituals.

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Making Rose Mead for Lughnasadh

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Spirituality & Health: 3 Essential Oil Blends to Boost Sensuality
by Megan Shoop-Volz

Erotic, invigorating, and beautifying: Try these essential oils for sensuality.
When we think about sensuality, we often consider it to be synonymous with sex and sexuality. However, while sexual attraction and intimacy are certainly an important part of our sensual experiences, sensuality doesn’t begin and end with sex.

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Learn Religions: Trickster Gods and Goddesses

By Patti Wigington
Updated on September 23, 2018


The figure of the trickster is an archetype found in cultures the world over. From devious Loki to the dancing Kokopelli, most societies have had, at some point, a deity associated with mischief, deceit, betrayal and treachery. However, often these trickster gods have a purpose behind their trouble-making plans!

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MBG: Calling All July Babies—Here’s What To Know About Your Unique Birthstone

Each month of the year has its own designated birthstone (and a birth month flower), and for those born in July, their birthstone is none other than the dazzling ruby. Here’s what to know about this stone, plus how to work with it, according to a crystal expert.

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Today’s DIY: Prehistoric Nettle Textiles, scraping and splicing

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Elephant Journal: Capricorn Full Moon: A Return to Sovereignty. {July 13}

We don’t ever travel alone truly.
This is one truth many of us often forget. At times, in life phases and great challenge and suffering, we can feel so alone, cast out, isolated, trapped, and forever separate from the love we know in our hearts to be true.

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Treehugger: Land of Giants: 10 Facts About Sequoia National Park

Tucked into the southern Sierra Nevada range, with elevations ranging from 1,300 feet to nearly 14,500 feet, Sequoia National Park is home to some of the world’s most breathtaking tree

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EarthSky News: Lyra the Harp contains Vega, a summer gem

Lyra may be a small constellation, 52nd out of the 88 constellations, but it has a big presence. This is largely due to its bright star Vega, prominent in northern summer skies, and its location as a corner of the Summer Triangle. Vega is magnitude 0.03, which makes it the 5th brightest star in all the sky or the 2nd brightest star belonging to just the Northern Hemisphere. Vega is so bright because it lies just 25 light-years away.

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Patheos-Pagan: What is the Eid al-Adha?
JULY 9, 2022 BY BADER SAAB


I woke up today with many of my relatives sharing messages and images about the Eid al-Adha and wishing everyone “Eid Mubarak”.I’ve asked a bit about it in the past years, but only today I seriously sat down to think about it and what it could mean for me, not a Muslim, but a Pagan who wants to honor his Arabic roots and family traditions.

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Pagan Playlist: Rota Fortunae – Hinterland (2021) (Full Album)

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Inner Journey: ON SELF-HONESTY

“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself, and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be true.”
— Nathaniel Hawthorne

“You cannot fake a relationship and feel right with yourself or anyone else. Changing yourself to fit what you think other people want doesn’t work. Pretending to be someone other than yourself only broadens the distancebetween the person you are and the one with whom you’re trying to establish closeness.”
— Mary Manin Morrissey

“Just as surely as distress must follow self-deceit, healing must follow self-honesty.”
— Vernon Howard

“Don’t compromise yourself. You are all you’ve got.”
— Janis Joplin

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

I’d say the biggest decision of your life, was not your career, your marital status, or your home… it was choosing to love as often as you have.

You lover,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Naan

This homemade naan recipe makes soft, chewy naan with a buttery taste. It is the best I have tasted outside of an Indian restaurant. Simply delicious eaten warm brushed with melted butter or served with your favorite curry.

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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

Element: Fire


Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
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, Ginger

Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr

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Daily Wisdom
July 12, 2022

Creativity
“To fulfill a dream, to be allowed to sweat over lonely labor, to be given the chance to create, is the meat and potatoes of life. The money is the gravy. As everyone else, I love to dunk my crust in it. But alone, it is not a diet designed to keep body and soul together.”

-Bette Davis


Our creativity is our nourishment, it is nutrition for our spirit! We cannot truly live without it. We are born creative beings, and we are creating every moment with every decision that we make. We are creating our lives right now

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Lovers

Relax, take a deep breath, and don’t let any feelings of anxiety derail your plans for the day. A certain level of nervousness may be in the air today but it doesn’t have to be contagious and you don’t have to catch it. If a touch of anxiety serves to give you a greater sense of caution, that can be a good thing.

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.

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