Cat’s Morning Bits for Tuesday January 3, 2023
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.
“January is here, with eyes that keenly glow,
A frost-mailed warrior
striding a shadowy steed of snow.”
January Events 2023
Jan 1 Happy New Year!
Jan 5 Jan 6 12th Night- Epiphany
Jan 6 Full “Wolf” Moon 3:07 pm PST/ 4:07 pm MST/ 6:07 pm EST
Jan 12 Mars goes Direct
Jan 16 MLK Jr. Day
Jan 18 Mercury goes direct
Jan 20 Sun enters Aquarius
Jan 21 New Moon at 12:53 pm PST/ 1:53 pm MST/ 3:53 pm EST
Jan 21 Celtic Tree Month of Rowan begins
Jan 22 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit
Feb 2 Imbolc
Spirit Library: Happy New Year… With Intent!
Today the angels talk about the power of intending on a night where the collective human consciousness is focused forward! I’ll share a few things I like to do at this time of year to help create the year ahead!
Animism: Socializing with The Others
Spirituality & Health: Guided Meditation: A Shield of Protection, Love, and Healing
by Julie Peters
Use this meditation to cultivate a sense of protection and ease.
In this guided meditation, you’ll imagine a shield around your body protecting you from any energies you do not need. Invite love and healing for your body, mind, and spirit, allowing you to relax and feel better. This is a great meditation to practice when you feel stressed, overwhelmed, unsafe, or want to help yourself relax before bed.
Moody Moons Blog: Magic As Spiritual Rebellion
Magic is the ultimate form of spiritual rebellion.
But it’s not a mindless rebellion. And it’s not without purpose.
Today, let’s talk about witchcraft as an empowering way to own your spirituality.
MBG: Your January Energy Report Is Here & The New Year Might Start Off Sluggish
It’s a new year, according to the Gregorian calendar, and celebrated as such by most people around the world. But energetically speaking, January doesn’t feel all that new to me. Here’s what I’m picking up.
Exemplore: What Does It Mean When You See Yourself in a Dream?
HOWARD ALLENOCT 19, 2022
Dreaming in the Third Person?
Waking up after you’ve dreamed of yourself can be confusing. As with many other types of dreams, the whole experience doesn’t always hit you at once. Oftentimes, the return to the waking world brings with it a flicker of the dream, and then all the details begin to fill in slowly over the next few minutes.
Treehugger: How to Make a Solar Oven in 7 Simple Steps
A solar oven is an environmentally friendly way to cook using the sun’s power.
A solar oven is an easy, environmentally friendly way to cook food solely using the sun’s power. It works by reflecting sunlight onto an enclosed surface.
EarthSky News: Nearly full moon near Orion, January 4 and 5
Moon near Orion and Mars
On the evenings of January 4 and 5, 2023, from the Northern Hemisphere, the nearly full moon will be almost overhead. Orion the Hunter stands above the southern horizon: Look above his raised club to see the moon presiding over all.
Patheos-Pagan: A sound bath can help ground you deeply when meditation is not enough
DECEMBER 1, 2022 BY ANN TRIP
Recently, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair, New Jersey’s Mental Health Task Force held a Creative Arts Wellness Day.
Pagan Playlist: Deep Earth Healing – Flute & Didgeridoo Sound Journey Meditation Music
Inner Journey:WHAT DEPLETES YOUR SOUL?
“Certain activities, attitudes, foods, and persons support the cultivation of an unconscious life. They draw us away from our center. They throw us off- balance. They deplete the soul.”
— Patricia Lynn Reilly
Some activities we think are restful are, in fact, draining. Set an intention to really become aware of how you feel after you’ve engaged in different activities. Solitude and awareness help us make better choices for ourselves.
“Enlightenment is not about imagining figures of light but of making the darkness conscious.”
— C.G. Jung
A Note from the Universe
Perhaps the very best thing that happens to souls who are suddenly overwhelmed by torrents of financial abundance is that they start working simply for the fun of it.
Hey! You can already do that!
I got your back,
Today’s Recipe: How to Turn Leftover Mashed Potatoes Into Doughnuts
Doughnut throw out extra mashed potatoes when you can transform them into a sweet, special breakfast.
Mashed potatoes are the ultimate comfort food. Whether you like to dress them up with garlic, bacon, cream cheese, or spinach or prefer the traditional butter and milk, you can’t deny the joy that these warm, pillowy potato mounds can bring to the dinner table.
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
Daily Tarot: The Chariot
Be strong in your convictions and don’t be distracted from doing your best. You may want to single out one good cause especially close to your heart and keep it in mind even if you don’t actively work or donate to that cause. Your spirit of dedication will improve your chances at accomplishing whatever else you’re pursuing. Feel virtuous and humble, and successful, too!
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