Cat’s Morning Bits for Thursday, October 13, 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.
“The sweet calm sunshine of October, now
Warms the low spot; upon its grassy mold
The purple oak-leaf falls; the birchen bough
drops its bright spoil like arrow-heads of gold.”
William Cullen Bryant
October 2022 Events:
Oct 9 Full Blood Moon at 1:54 pm PST/ 2:54 pm MST/ 4:54 pm EST
Oct 25 New Moon at 3:48 am PST/ Oct 25 4:48 pm MST/ 6:48 pm EST
Oct 28 Celtic Tree Month of Reed begins
Oct 31 Samhain / Halloween
Spirit Library: Over It!
What was is no longer – including what was just days or hours ago. In a sense, you are on one of those carnival rides that turn you upside down, sideways, and up and down. And just as is true when you are physically on those rides, your inner being is unsettled to the point of becoming ill.
Spirit Spell Candle Recipe – Candle Magic – Color Magic – Ancestor – Witchcraft – Magical Crafting
Spirituality & Health: How to Outsmart the Saboteur Archetype
by Keri Mangis
Your inner Saboteur knows your weaknesses. Here’s how to outsmart the Saboteur archetype.
An archetype (“arche”= original/origin; “type” = model/pattern) is an expression of an energy that we can embody (through actions, thoughts, and behaviors) at different times throughout our lives. Some examples of archetypes include the bully, wizard, queen, class clown, and athlete.
Pioneer Thinking: Ten Ways to Celebrate Leaf Season
It’s Leaf Season!
Red, gold and amber against a deep blue sky, frosty air filled with the scent of burning wood and ripe apples, migrating birds and animals feasting on this year’s abundant harvest – autumn feels like a celebration.
MBG: Keep Pulling The Devil Card In Tarot Readings? Here’s What To Know About It
Whether you want insight about the past, knowledge about the present, or guidance for the future, a tarot reading is a great place to start. And of the 78 cards in a traditional tarot deck, pulling the Devil card can feel pretty ominous—but it’s all about what you make of it. Here’s what to know about this card, plus what it might say about your love life, career, and more.
Starting a New Book of Shadows | Season of the Witch
Exemplore:How to Get Rid of Spirits in Your House
LAYNIE HJUN 21, 2022
I grew up in a haunted house and also resided in a haunted apartment for several years. Now that I look back at my experiences as an adult, I can make sense of them.
Treehugger: How to Use and Preserve Fresh Apple Juice
If you’re lucky enough to have an abundance of apples, there’s a lot you can do with the juice
With six apple trees in my forest garden, and a very good year for fruit this year, much of my time these last couple of weeks has been taken up with harvesting and preserving the apple harvest.
EarthSky News: Meet Aquarius the Water Bearer and its stars
Lying on our sky’s dome between the constellations Capricornus and Pisces, Aquarius the Water Bearer is tricky to spot. There aren’t many bright stars in this constellation, and you’ll need a dark sky to get a good look of it. It’s one of the 12 constellations of the zodiac, which means the sun, moon and planets occasionally pass within its boundaries.
Patheos-Pagan: Allow Yourself to Wane Like the Moon
OCTOBER 10, 2022 BY IRISANYA MOON
The cycles of the moon inspire me.
I don’t always follow the energy. My body is sometimes active when things are darkening and sometimes exhausted when the light grows. (And sometimes my body is both at the same time. Which is unfortunate for the things I’ve promised to do.
Pagan Playlist: “SON OF A WITCH” | DARK SWAMP BLUES on the Dobro Duolian Resonator Guitar
“As long as you don’t forgive, who and whatever it is will occupy rent-free space in your mind.”
— Isabelle Holland
We cannot avoid daily resentment and thoughts of guilt. They are a part of human nature. What we can do is release their grip on us. We can forgive others and ourselves daily.
Forgiveness requires nothing in return. There are no conditions. It gets rid of old baggage and clears up unfinished business. It leads us to a life of authenticity, lightness and directness. Forgiveness is the highest form of letting go of resentment and ego.
True forgiveness is more than an apology, understanding and acceptance. There is an element of recreating and re-imagining. There is a need to envision ourselves as more loving, interdependent, courageous and compassionate. Forgiveness requires honouring the sacred journey of learning about life – our life and others’.
“Whatever we have done, we can always make amends for it without ever looking back in guilt or sorrow.”
— Eknath Easwaran
A Note from the Universe
It’s always better to give too much, pay too much, and love too much, than not enough.
But then since everything comes back to you exponentially, can there ever be too much?
I love you too much anyway,
Today’s Recipe: Best Butternut Squash Soup Ever
Slightly sweet, this is one of the best soups I’ve had in a while.
Magical Correspondences for Thursday
Magickal Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success
Incense: Cinnamon, Musk, Nutmeg and Sage
Star Signs: Sagittarius and Pisces
Power Colors: Purple, Royal Blue and Indigo
Herbs & Plants: Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, Coltsfoot, Oak, Dill, Borage, Patchouli
Sacred Stones: Sugilite, Amethyst, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Sapphire
Oil: (Jupiter) Clove, Lemon Balm, Oakmoss, Star Anise
Deities include Juno, Jupiter,Thor, Zeus
October 13 , 2022
“We’re all of us sentenced to solitary confinement inside our own skins, for life!”
-Tennessee Williams, Orpheus Descending
There comes a time when we realize that there’s no escaping it, we have to live with ourselves! How do we treat ourselves? Are we kind and loving, do we show appreciation and forgiveness? Too often we’re our own worst critics! We’re hard on ourselves when we really need a break once in awhile. Let’s work on being the kind of person whom we want to be with – and spend some time being ourselves, by ourselves.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Fool
The day may be full of confusion but you don’t have to go through it naively and unaware of what’s happening around you. It’s not a good day to flirt with taking silly risks, some of which might turn out to be semi-dangerous or costly. You may be too hyper to want to play it safe, but at least make an effort to not be naïve or irresponsible.
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