Cat’s Morning Bits Tuesday May 2 & Wednesday May 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.
“The world’s favorite season is the spring.
All things seem possible in May.”
Edwin Way Teale
May 1 Beltane / May Day
May 5 Full Moon at 10:34 am PST / 11:34 am MST / 1:34 pm EST
May 13 Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorn begins
May 14 Mother’s Day/ Mercury goes direct
May 19 New Moon at 8:53 am PST / 9:53 am MST/11:53 am EST (Black Moon: Third new moon in a season)
May 21 Sun enters Gemini
May 29 Memorial Day (USA)
Spiritual Unite: SPIRITUAL MEANING OF CLEANING IN A DREAM: A JOURNEY TO PERSONAL TRANSFORMATION
Have you ever woken up from a dream where you were cleaning and wondered if it held a deeper meaning?
Witchcraft in May || The Folklore, Traditions & Spells || Online Witches Almanac
Pioneer Thinking: Orange and Ginger Facial Mask
Try our orange and ginger facial mask recipe for tired, stressed or acne prone skin.
MBG: How To Work With Jade For Luck, Money & More, From Crystal Experts
From jade face rollers to jade bracelets and rings, you’ve undoubtedly seen this striking green crystal before—but why is this stone so universally popular? Here, we’re diving into the history of jade, its properties, how to use it, and more, according to experts.
Exemplore: The Magician and High Priestess of Tarot: A Dance of Duality and Symbiology
BEV GAPR 28, 2023
Synergizing Seemingly Opposite Energies
When a pair of seemingly opposing cards appear in a tarot reading, it can cause puzzlement in the reader. I’m taking a look at the Magician and the High Priestess, which appear to hold quite different energies. I want to see how this pair can work together and offer a coherent and helpful message.
Treehugger: What to See in the Night Sky for May 2023
A brilliant meteor shower, eclipse of Jupiter, and dark skies welcome the return of green and warmth to the Northern Hemisphere.
EarthSky News: Arcturus, the brightest star of the northern sky
Arcturus is a red giant star located only 36.7 light-years away. It’s the 4th-brightest star in the sky and the brightest one in the northern half of the sky. Look for it on spring evenings in the Northern Hemisphere by arcing to Arcturus from the Big Dipper‘s handle.
Patheos-Pagan: Rock crystals: an ancient gateway to the healing spirit world
APRIL 28, 2023 BY BEN H. GAGNON
Popular interest in the healing properties of rock crystals emerged as part of the 1960s counter-culture and remained a steady market until more than 50 years later when the pandemic catapulted the industry to multi-billion-dollar status.
Pagan Playlist: Elven Chill – Tribal Downtempo – Ethereal Fantasy Ambient Music – Sounds for Relaxation and Focus
Inner Journey: TWO VIEWS
“… no matter what our difficulties may be, we recognize that there is a deep untroubled stream flowing below all surface troubles and that we are of one substance with that stream. The soul knows no difficulties.”
— James Thornton
Masters teach that we can experience two completely different states of reality at the same time — from the personality and from the soul.
Author Pema Chödron talks about being hungry, cold and tired but at that same time deeply content. Ram Dass speaks of how the emotional heart can be breaking while we recognize that all is unfolding perfectly.
Allowing our soul to be present with the discomforts of the personality shifts our experience of the discomforts.
“True self simply refers to the aspect of our being that is completely aware of its expanded nature no matter what we may be experiencing in our lives.”
— Martia Nelson
A Note from the Universe
It’s not as if the currents of life must be studied, examined, charted, explained, plied, or channeled, in order to be effortlessly ridden upon.
Besides, you’d get soaked.
Today’s Recipe: Ta’ameya (Egyptian Falafel)
Falafel, or ta’ameya as we call it in Egypt, is an all-time favorite street food. In most parts of the Middle East, falafel is made with ground chickpeas. However, in Egypt, we make it with dried fava beans. They are best served with pita bread, tomato, onions, and tahini sauce.
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
Magical Correspondences for Wednesday:
Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear, Loss, Travel and Money Matters
Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea
Planets: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Star Sign: Virgo
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
Daily Tarot Tuesday: The Sun
Not only may you be inherently happy today, you’ll be able to explore all manner of intellectual problems, puzzles, and concerns. Great satisfaction can come from even the smallest insight, and if you can connect with the right person, you may have a conversation that will enrich and inform you for months to come. You may be attracted to more difficult problems today, and you’ll be up to the challenge.
Daily Tarot Wednesday: The High Priestess
Even if it’s a busy day at work or with loved ones, it may still be an introspective kind of day when you need to frequently take a quiet moment to reflect. Be organized and perform your tasks well, but also find those quiet instances when you can make sense of your feelings and impressions. You can get a great deal done today, and feel inwardly satisfied about it.
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