Cat’s Morning Bits for Monday, September 19, 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.
“Lyric night of the lingering Indian Summer,
Shadowy fields that are scentless but full of singing,
Never a bird, but the passionless chant of insects,
The grasshopper’s horn, and far-off, high in the maples,
The wheel of a locust leisurely grinding the silence
Under a moon waning and worn, broken,
Tired with summer.”
Sarah Teasdale, September Midnights
September 2022 Events:
Sept 2 Celtic Tree Month of Vine begins
Sept. 5 Labor Day
Sept 9 Mercury Retrograde until Oct. 2
Sept. 10 Full Harvest Moon at 2:59 am PST/ 3:59 am MST/ 5:59 am EST
Sept 22 Autumn Equinox / Mabon/ Sun enters Libra
Sept 25 New Moon at 2:54 pm PST/ 3:54 pm MST/ 6:54 pm EST
Sept 30 Celtic Tree Month of Ivy begins
Spiritual Unite: DREAMING ABOUT VAMPIRES – SPIRITUAL SYMBOLISM
If you have been dreaming about vampires, it is important to understand the spiritual symbolism behind these creatures.
Sigil Spell Bag – I am Powerful, Sigil Magic Charm Bag for health, wealth, career – Magical Crafting
Spirituality & Health: 3 Druid Fall Rituals to Honor the Earth
by Dana O’Driscoll
Use druid practices to honor fall in your own way.
The druid tradition is a path of nature-based spirituality that focuses on building connection with the living earth and honors the cycles and seasons of nature. In the druid tradition, a special emphasis is placed on the two solstices and two equinoxes. The fall equinox, or Alban Elfed,
Wise Woman Herbal ezine: A Blessing from the Trees ~ On Being Expanded
by Devorah Spilman
Rain and sun and wind and blessing, weaving joy around me and creating the magical forest I love so much! Come in with me for a blessing!
A Blessing from the Trees
We are always ready and happy to bless all of you from all of us in oneness.
Feel the eternal oneness of the moment.
MBG: Born In September? Here’s What To Know About Your Birthstone
Each month of the calendar year has its own designated birthstone (and birth month flower), and the stone for September is none other than the sapphire. Here’s what to know about this beautiful birthstone, according to crystal experts.
“An agitation of the air,
A perturbation of the light
Admonished me the unloved year
Would turn on its hinge that night.
I stood in the disenchanted field
Amid the stubble and the stones
Amaded, while a small worm lisped to me
The song of my marrow-bones.
Blue poured into summer blue,
A hawk broke from his cloudless tower,
The roof of the silo blazed, and I knew
That part of my life was forever over.
Already the iron door of the North
Clangs open: birds,leaves,snows
Order their populations forth,
And a cruel wind blows.”
Stanley Kunitz, End of Summer
Exemplore: How to Read Birds as Omens and Signs
A FONTÉJUN 16, 2022
The Long History of Reading Birds as Omens & Signs
Since ancient times, people have looked to the heavens for signs, and since birds fly, it makes sense that people would perceive birds as messengers of the gods or fates. A
EarthSky News: See the Beehive Cluster and moon in binoculars
If you’ve never seen the Beehive Cluster – Messier 44 or M44 – at the heart of the constellation Cancer the Crab, now’s your chance. The moon will lead you right to it on the morning of September 21, 2022. On that morning, the waning crescent moon passes about three degrees, or the width of six full moons
Patheos-Pagan: Polytheist Theology: the Names, Functions, and Relationships of the Gods
SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 BY JOHN BECKETT
It’s time to get back to Conversations Under the Oaks, and I’m very happy that the latest round includes multiple questions on polytheist theology.. For one thing, I’m happy that people are thinking about the Gods.
Pagan Playlist: Music for Mabon – Autumn Equinox songs (Summer’s End)
RELIEVE THE PRESSURE COOKER
“Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life.”
— Mary Manin Morrissey
Journaling is a great way to release and let go. To get things off your chest. Our minds are our own worst enemies. The same thoughts go round and round in the same old ways and keep us stuck.
If something bothers you, write about it. Get it out so you can see it from a different perspective. Let it out. Let it go.
Owning and healing your pressure cooker is an important step in claiming your power, building your esteem and making your stand.
“In truth, to attain to interior peace, one must be willing to pass through the contrary to peace. Such is the teaching of the Sages.”
— Swami Brahmanada
A Note from the Universe
Wanting something means you believe you don’t have it.
Which you don’t want to believe or you may never get it.
Instead, you can recognize that which you don’t yet have by giving thanks, in advance, for receiving it.
Today’s Recipe: 20 Top Recipes for That Middle Ground Between Summer and Fall
Once Labor Day comes and goes, it’s easy to feel like we’re officially in the autumn season. But, in truth, we still have a few more weeks of summer to go!
Magical Correspondences for Monday
Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise
Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Star Sign: Cancer
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood
Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth
September 19, 2022
“There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.”
What is “real?” Something we can see with our eyes, feel with our hands? What “makes” something real? With virtual reality and reality-TV, these are tough questions these days! But we know what is really real when we know it in our heart. We know love is real.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Magician
Be organized, stick to your personal routine, and don’t gloss over any steps if you want to get the results you have in mind. This could be a day better for practice than for performance. Do your best, be forgiving of yourself about any minor slip-ups, and have no regrets. You know what you’re already good at, so focus on that and glide through the day.
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