Cat’s Morning Bits Thursday February 23, 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.
“Was it the smile of early spring
That made my bosom glow?
‘Twas sweet, but neither sun nor wind
Could raise my spirit so.
Was it some feeling of delight,
All vague and undefined?
No, ’twas a rapture deep and strong,
Expanding in the mind!”
Anne Bronte, In Memory of A Happy Day in February
February Events 2023
Feb 2 Imbolc / Groundhog Day
Feb 5 Full Quickening Moon at 10:28 am PST/ 11:28 am MST/ 1:28 pm EST
Feb 14 Valentines Day
Feb 17 Presidents Day
Feb 18 Celtic Tree Month of Ash begins
Feb 18 Sun enters Pisces
Feb 19/20 New Moon at 11:05 pm PST/ 12:05 am MST/ 2:05 am EST
Feb 20 Presidents Day
Spirit Library: You’re the First of the First
Even though we of the Universes have prophesized for years that you would shift dramatically as you transitioned, you believed 3D you would continue to be the commander of your being.
All About Crafting Tinctures | Herbal Medicine Making | How to Guide
Spirituality & Health: Guided Meditation: The Restful Path to Sweet Dreams
by Julie Peters
Enjoy this relaxing visualization through beautiful landscapes as you drift off to sleep tonight.
Moody Moons: 4-Ingredient Protection Spell Powder Recipe
This easy protection spell powder recipe is a magical staple in any modern witch’s cabinet. With simple ingredients you probably already have in your home, you can make it today in less than ten minutes.
MBG: What Does The Flower Of Life Represent? Here’s What To Know, According To Experts
Flowers are an important part of the Earth’s biota, with their life-giving beauty and medicinal properties—but they may be important to understand the fabric of existence as well. And the flower of life, an ancient sacred geometric symbol, may also contain the secrets of the universe.
Treehugger: 9 Uncanny Facts About Crows
From making tools to holding grudges, crows are capable of some incredible feats.
Exemplore: 5 Types of Dreams: What Kind of Dreams Are You Having?
VICKI CARROLLFEB 3, 2023
Everyone Has Dreams
We all have dreams whether we remember them or not. As for me, I have been blessed (or cursed) with a very active dream-life since I was very young.
EarthSky News: Meet Taurus the Bull in the evening sky
Taurus the Bull
The constellation Taurus the Bull is visible during the fall through spring in the Northern Hemisphere (or spring through fall in the Southern Hemisphere). It sits in the evening sky close to the easy-to-see constellation Orion.
Patheos-Pagan: Let the Good Times Roll: Mardi Gras, Ashes, and the Occult
FEBRUARY 21, 2023 BY CHARLOTTE WILDE
For as long as I can remember, I have been deeply fascinated with the celebration of Mardi Gras. So much so that I’ve even covered the topic in college presentations equipped with a homemade King Cake featuring a signature plastic baby inside, colored beads for each classmate, and a corresponding slide show presented by yours truly.
Pagan Playlist: Nothing Else Matters (Metallica) – LUKA
LEARN TO BE AWARE
“You can live a lifetime and, at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself.”
— Beryl Markham
Who am I? To answer this, we must first learn to become more aware of ourselves. To be aware, we must STOP and PAY ATTENTION! We need to STOP and objectively watch ourselves in action.
We live most of our lives by habit. These habits keep us stuck in patterns that limit our experience of life. Once we detect a pattern we were previously unconscious of, we can choose differently, if we want. With awareness comes choice and with choice, we gain freedom.
“To be authentic is literally to be your own author…, to discover your own native energies and desires, and then to find your own way of acting on them.”
— Warren G. Bennis
“Self-knowledge is the great power by which we comprehend and control our lives.”
— Vernon Howard
A Note from the Universe
There’s a reason you chose Earth, exactly when you did, as exactly who you are, with those already in your life and those who soon will be: to be an example, to shine your light, and to give hope.
Yeah, you were needed… super bad.
Kind of obvious now, huh?
Today’s Recipe: Chef John’s Fresh Salmon Cakes
Salmon cakes are one of my go-to emergency meals. Every once in a while I like to use fresh salmon. Salmon is one of those products, like chicken, that’s very easy to get into a rut with. People generally find a few recipes that work for them, and just stay with those, but this fairly simple preparation should be easy to add to anyone’s rotation.
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
Daily Tarot: The Magician
You have a magic touch today. The right word or action at the right time can instantly turn things around and morph a challenge into an easy opportunity. This is not something to take for granted or to exploit, though. Use your power with a very light touch, if at all. It’s possible that a mere thought or unspoken intention could have influence.
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