Cat’s Morning Bits Wednesday April 19 & Thursday April 20, 2023

Cat’s Morning Bits Wednesday April 19 & Thursday April 20, 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.

Blessings, Cat


April Quotes

“Come, fill the Cup, and in the Fire of Spring
The Winter Garment of Repentance fling:
The Bird of Time has but a little way
To fly–and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing.”

Omar Khayyám


April Events

April 1 April Fools Day

April 5/6 Full Wind Moon 9:34 pm PST/ 10:34 pm MST/ 12:34 am EST

April 9 Easter

April 15 Celtic Tree Month of Willow begins

April 19/20 New Moon at 9:12 pm PST/ 10:12 pm MST/ 12:12 am EST

April 20 Sun enters Taurus

April 21 Mercury Retrograde

April 22 Earth Day


Pagan Playlist: She Loves the Rain


Spirituality & Health: The Spiritual Meaning of Beltane
by Julie Peters

As we greet the midway point between spring and summer, celebrating the ancient Celtic festival of Beltane is a joyous way to invite pleasure and connection into our lives.

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Learn Religions: 12 Fertility Deities of Beltane

By Patti Wigington
Updated on February 03, 2020

Beltane is a time of great fertility—for the earth itself, for animals, and of course for people as well. This season has been celebrated by cultures going back thousands of years, in a variety of ways, but nearly all shared the fertility aspect.

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MBG: Keep Dreaming About Alligators? Here’s What It Could Mean & How To Work Through It

Animal symbolism can show up in our everyday lives, as well as in our dreams. And if you’ve been dreaming about alligators a lot lately, you might be wondering what these dreams could be trying to tell you. Here’s what to know, according to experts.

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Elephant Journal: 3 Reasons why a Soul Sister is better than a Best Friend.

“Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.”
~ Hafiz
I’ve never had an issue making friends. I really enjoy talking with people and discovering new connections.

In school, I understood that social interactions and connections with peers was just as meaningful as what was learned from a book.

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Treehugger: World’s First Rewilding Center Opens in Scotland
The center will serve as a gateway to Dundreggan and Trees for Life’s successful rewilding project.

When many people think of Scotland, they think of the rugged open mountainsides and craggy peaks. However, few realize, as they make their way from Edinburgh through Loch Ness to the Isle of Skye and back again, how nature-depleted and “unnatural” many of the “wild” areas they pass truly are.

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EarthSky News: Follow the arc to Arcturus, speed on to Spica

Arc to Arcturus, and speed on to Spica. Scouts learn this phrase. Grandparents teach it to kids. It’s one of the first sky tools many learn to use in astronomy.

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Patheos-Pagan: Beltane Solo Celebrations: Simple and Satisfying

Celebrating Beltane by yourself may not seem very appealing. After all, it’s all about, er…group activities. Right? Or at least a partner. I am here to tell you, fun can be had if you are in a solo situation!

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Inner Journey:


“Breath is the link between the inner and outer worlds.”
— Alice Christensen

We live in very demanding times, and our health depends on our being able to relieve our bodies and minds from constant stress. Breathing with awareness can focus and concentrate our attention inside. This slows down our pace and eases the pressure, anxiety, anticipation and excitement that are common stress reactions.

At any time, you can consciously experience your breathing to help you concentrate your mind and relax your body. Compare how you feel after your session with how you felt before. Write about your experience in your journal.

“Controlled deep breathing helps the body to transform the air we breathe into energy. The stream of energized air produced by properly executed and controlled deep breathing produces a current of inner energy which radiates throughout the entire body and can be channeled to the body areas that need it the most, on demand.”
— Nancy Zi


A Note from the Universe

One of my favorite things about time and space, is that absolutely NOTHING can ever happen there that can’t be seen as the blessing it is.

Perspective rules,

The Universe


Today’s Recipe: Blueberry Crumb Cake Cookies

These blueberry crumb cake cookies are inspired by Crumbl Cookies. They’re chock full of lemony, blueberry, and graham cracker-y goodness.

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Magical Correspondences for Wednesday

Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear, Loss, Travel and Money Matters

Element: Air
Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea
Planets: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Star Sign: Virgo
Angel: Raphael
Power Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and Violet
Herbs & Plants: Fern, Lavender, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Sacred Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender

Deities include Athena, Hermes, Lugh, Mercury, Odin

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

Element: Earth

 Incense: Cinnamon, Musk, Nutmeg and Sage
Planet: Jupiter
Star Signs: Sagittarius and Pisces
Angel: Sachiel
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 for Wednesday: 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.

Daily Tarot for Thursday: The Judgement

You can secure an important victory and achieve a long-held aspiration today. This obviously is not an overnight achievement but probably something you’ve been intermittently pursuing for a long time. Some dreams refuse to die, and this may be the day for one of those dreams to begin to see the light of day in the real world. Be heartened and don’t let up now.


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