Cat’s Morning Bits for Tuesday, November 22, 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.
“Besides the autumn poets sing,
A few prosaic days
A little this side of the snow
And that side of the haze.
A few incisive mornings,
A few ascetic eves, –
Gone Mr. Bryant’s golden-rod,
And Mr. Thomson’s sheaves.”
Emily Dickinson, Nature: XLIX
November Events 2022
Nov 1 All Saints Day
Nov 6 Daylight Savings Ends 2 am (Fall back 1 hr)
Nov 8 Full Beaver Moon 3:02 am PST/ 4:02 am MST/ 6:02 am EST
Nov 11 Veterans Day
Nov 23 New Moon at 2:57 pm PST/ 3:57 pm MST/ 5:57 pm EST
Nov 24 Thanksgiving Day (USA)
Nov 25 Celtic Month of Elder begins
Spiritual Unite: SPIRITUAL MEANING OF JEWELRY BREAKING – WHY YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION
You may be wondering what is the meaning of jewelry breaking?
Not only is it frustrating when your beautiful necklace snaps or your favorite earrings go missing, but it can also feel like a sign from the universe
Review of “The Book of Séances” by Claire Goodchild / The Witch of Wanderlust
Spirituality & Health: Lessons From the Animals of Norse Mythology
by Patricia Lafayllve
Explore what the animals of Norse mythology have to teach us about the gods, the modern world, and the ancient world.
Norse mythology is full of many kinds of beings, from gods and goddesses to trolls, dwarves, elves, and giants. Among the many human-like beings in the Norse mythos, there are also many references to animal beings, several of which are associated with deities.
Learn Religions: Purple Dead Nettle
By Patti Wigington
Updated on March 25, 2019
Like many of the herbs that we can use in magic, purple dead nettle is, for all intents and purposes, a weed. It will take over a spring garden in no time at all, spreading with wild abandon through your yard.
MBG: 5 Ways To Figure Out Who You Were In A Past Life — In Case You’re Curious
From karmic ties to soul contracts to sheer curiosity, there are plenty of reasons you might want to know who you were in a past life. But how can you begin to find out?
Exemplore: Magical Spells for Protecting and Connecting With Animals
NELL ROSEJUN 28, 2022
The Link Between Magic and Spirituality
I have been interested in Witchcraft ever since I was a child. In fact, I think I was born with a bell, book and candle in my hand. Witchcraft, or Wicca, is a form of Paganism. But what does that mean? Today, one of the definitions of what it means to be a Pagan is to be a lover of Nature.
Treehugger: ‘The Open-Air Life’ Will Teach You the Nordic Art of Friluftsliv
Swedish-American author Linda Åkeson McGurk explains why and how to spend more time outside each day.
Swedish-American author Linda Åkeson McGurk is back with another great book on the benefits of spending time outside. “The Open-Air Life: Discover the Nordic Art of Friluftsliv and Embrace Nature Every Day” takes a deep dive into the Scandinavian custom of daily exposure to the outdoors—time, location, and weather notwithstanding.
EarthSky News: Gegenschein is the glow of interplanetary dust
The sun’s counterglow – or gegenschein – is a stargazers’ holy grail. Every amateur astronomer has heard of it. But only a few of them have ever seen it. And fewer still have captured an image of this dim and ghostlike apparition. As a fellow observer put it:
Patheos-Pagan: Hoodoo How We Do: Devil’s Shoestring Root
NOVEMBER 19, 2022 BY LILITH DORSEY
Devil’s shoestring root is probably one of the most common ingredients in the Hoodoo arsenal. Named because it was said to trip up the devil so he couldn’t chase after you, it is botanically referred to as Nolina lindheimeriana and is part of the lily family.
Pagan Playlist: Music For The Mountains – Magical Adventure Playlist
“The most pathetic person in the world is the person who has sight, but no vision.”
— Helen Keller
What’s the big picture for your life? Always have a larger, purposeful, even spiritually ideal picture of where you are going. Your mind needs to have a clear and challenging vision to draw you ever upwards.
“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and follow where they lead.”
— Louisa May Alcott
“The only limits are, as always, those of vision.”
— James Broughton
A Note from the Universe
You know, if it wasn’t for the fact that everyone can think as they please and feel as they choose, with a lifetime of back-to-back manifestation stories, I, too, might even think that life was hard, short, and unfair, instead of easy, breezy, Parcheesi.
Today’s Recipe: Holiday ONLY Mashed Potatoes
These mashed potatoes are too fattening to have on a regular basis. I only make these on holidays, and everyone wonders what’s in them that’s makes them so rich…
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, Ginger
Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr
Tuesday is ruled by Mars. Today’s energies align with all things masculine such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. It can also be used for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.
Daily Tarot: The Devil
Some days you just want to be self-indulgent, and today is one of those days. Put those feelings on the back burner while at work or out in public. After the serious part of the day is over, the danger actually increases for you. Don’t overindulge and make yourself sick or regretful. Sometimes too much of a good thing is too much, and you want to start tomorrow feeling good.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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