Cat’s Morning Bit Thursday February 9, 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.
“Winter is nature’s way of saying, “Up yours.””
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
Pioneer Thinking: The Legend of Bouncing Betty – Soapwort
Bouncing Betty Gallops On
In our country’s early formative years the West was being claimed by the “Easterners” and the trail from East to West Coast could take many a month and sometimes years to complete.
Spirituality & Health: How to Practice Shamanic Dreaming
by Carol Day
Explore how the practice of shamanic dreaming can connect you to yourself and the world around you on a deeper level.
Learn Religions: What Is a Hedge Witch? Practices and Beliefs
By Patti Wigington
Updated on August 29, 2019
There are a lot of different belief systems in modern Paganism, and one that’s seeing a resurgence in popularity is the path of the hedge witch.
MBG: What’s Your Zodiac Sign’s Love Language? An Astrologer Breaks Down All 12
We all show our love in different ways. The signs and our birth charts play a big part in figuring out how to go about mastering the art of love—and it is an art.
Exemplore: A Witch’s Book of Shadows, Journal, Spell Book, or Grimoire
BEV GAUG 3, 2022
When you are beginning your journey into the fascinating realm of witchcraft, you’ll see references to certain books. Often referred to as ‘grimoires’ or ‘book of shadows’, these are journal-type books that witches keep for their own reference.
Treehugger: 9 Amazing Fractals Found in Nature
Fractals are known as geometric shapes that display similarity through the full range of scale—that is, they look the same no matter how big or how small they are. And they are, in fact, ubiquitous in nature.
EarthSky News: See Sirius, the brightest star in the night sky
February is perfect for both Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere observers to view the brightest star in the sky: Sirius. As part of the constellation Canis Major the Greater Dog, Sirius also earns the nickname of the Dog Star.
Patheos-Pagan: The Corner Crone: Container Magic by Charity L. Bedell
In her Introduction to Container Magic: Spellcraft Using Sachets, Bottles, Poppets & Jars author Charity L. Bedell writes:
The material in this book comes from both Conjure work and modern witchcraft.
WHAT IS YOUR BODY TELLING YOU?
“There are times when we may fool ourselves. There are times when we can fool others. But we can never fool our body. It is the most sensitive barometer of our inner world.”
— Sherrill Sellman
“Instead of frittering away your vibrancy with worry or distraction, realize your mind and body are inextricably united. What calms and tones up one, soothes and improves the other.”
— Marsha Sinetar
“When you are saying that you are happy and you are not, there will be a disturbance in your breathing. Your breathing cannot be natural. It is impossible.”
“Your body is the ground and metaphor of your life, the expression of your existence. It is your Bible, your encyclopedia, your life story. Everything that happens to you is stored and reflected in your body. In the marriage of flesh and spirit divorce is impossible.”
— Gabrielle Roth
“If you don’t take care of your body, where will you live?”
— Unknown source
A Note from the Universe
When you begin to find love, in people and places where you haven’t found it before, it’s always because you’ve grown.
You so rock,
Today’s Recipe: Spinach Rolls with Puff Pastry
This spinach puff pastry snack is a vegetarian version of mini sausage rolls with a spinach and feta filling. I used frozen spinach because it was a better buy than fresh at the time but the equivalent amount of fresh spinach, chopped and wilted, would do the job.
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 Hermit
Be thoughtful and leave more room and time to gain a little fresh wisdom. Be observant, too, and look beyond those things that are being put under your nose. You don’t have to share your impressions and discoveries unless you think it’s wise. This doesn’t make you hesitant, doubtful, or skeptical. It makes you better able to see solutions and to avoid repeat mistakes.
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