Cat’s Morning Bits Friday April 28, 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.
“Flower god, god of the spring, beautiful, bountiful,
Cold-dyed shield in the sky, lover of versicles,
Here I wander in April
Cold, grey-headed; and still to my
Heart, Spring comes with a bound, Spring the deliverer,
Spring, song-leader in woods, chorally resonant;
Spring, flower-planter in meadows,
Child-conductor in willowy
Fields deep dotted with bloom, daisies and crocuses:
Here that child from his heart drinks of eternity:
O child, happy are children!”
Robert Louis Stevenson, Flower God, God of the Spring, 1890
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
Spirit Library: I’m Home Within Myself
Your life is shifting so rapidly that 3D fear is becoming outdated, and the new is prospering.
Even though nothing new may be noted in your day-to-day life, it is displayed in one little act or thought after another.
Spirituality & Health: 22 Affirmations to Ease Overthinking
by Shannon Kaiser
Stuck in a thought-loop of negative self-talk? Try utilizing positive affirmations to reframe your overthinking.
People used to tell me, “You think too much.” I took secret offense to this because I saw being cerebral as a good thing. But the truth is, overthinking can become a problem if we ruminate, stress, and over-analyze situations to the point of exhaustion, especially if we don’t take any action to end the stress cycle.
Learn Religions: Beltane Planting Ritual for Solitaries
By Patti Wigington
Updated on May 09, 2019
This ritual is designed for the solitary practitioner, but it can easily be adapted for a small group to perform together. It’s a simple rite that celebrates the fertility of the planting season, and so it’s one that should be performed outside.
MBG: The Spiritual Meaning Of Hawks + What To Do If They Keep Appearing To You
Whether hawks are appearing in your dreams or you’re catching glimpses of them in flight, they may be communicating messages about success, knowing when to take action, or messages from another realm
Exemplore:Beltane is Here!
Welcome, my friend! Join us—take a seat on the picnic blanket and toss your jacket aside.
Isn’t it a beautiful day? Just breathe it all in—the shining sun, the blue skies, the lush grass. It just doesn’t get any better than this, does it?
Treehugger: Meet the Coolest Tiny Plants in the Forest
A whole, big world lives within the surprisingly beautiful realm of miniature plant life.The next time you go for a walk in the woods to enjoy the beauty of nature, don’t worry about whether you can see the forest for the trees.
EarthSky News: Coma Berenices: How Leo the Lion lost his tail
The constellation of Coma Berenices
Coma Berenices is a constellation readily visible in spring skies that represents the hair of Queen Berenice. The constellation itself may not be very bright – you’ll need a dark sky to see most of its stars – but its location is easy enough to find. It trails Leo the Lion, with the Big Dipper high above it and Virgo with bright Spica below.
Patheos-Pagan: Review of Seven Goddesses of the Hellenistic World by Jo Graham
FEBRUARY 3, 2023 BY TONY MIERZWICKI
Seven Goddesses of the Hellenistic World does not focus on the gods of the Hellenistic world, which were often venerated in large magnificent temples, but rather on seven of the great goddesses which were “often worshiped more modestly with more intimate rites at home shrines or small temples
Pagan Playlist: a witch’s study playlist
ALL IS MIND
“I want to know the thoughts of God; the rest are details.”
— Albert Einstein
Everything — absolutely everything — that happens in our lives has a spiritual cause. Events on all other levels — mental, emotional and physical — are only effects.
When we are struggling with any challenge, whether it be ill health, a lack of money, a lost job, relationships, an accident, whatever — we need to look for the spiritual learning. We can ask ourselves, “What quality does my soul want me to live more fully?”
“If you start to think the problem is ‘out there,’ stop yourself. That thought is the problem.”
— Stephen Covey
A Note from the Universe
It’s impossible to be afraid when you dwell in truth.
Today’s Recipe: Mexican Strawberry Water (Agua de Fresa)
Fresh fruit waters, or Aguas de Frutas, made with crushed or blended fruit are a common and popular drink all over Mexico. This recipe is extremely flavorful and refreshing, especially when fresh strawberries are in season.
Magical Correspondences for Friday:
Magickal Intentions: Love, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers and Matters of the Heart
Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron and Vanilla
Star Signs: Libra and Taurus
Power Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs & Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly
Sacred Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmarosa, Rose, Yarrow
Deities include Aphrodite, Eros, Freya, Venus
Daily Tarot Friday: The Devil
You don’t want to spend the whole day trying to swim upstream. Work on your self-control and don’t let anyone or anything lure you into overreacting or flying out of control. Be practical and don’t get in your own way. You can have your silly fun later, and fantasize your revenge, at home in private with those who love you no matter what you do or say.
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