Cat’s Morning Bits for November 16, 2020
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.
“November’s sky is chill and drear,
November’s leaf is red and sear.”
Sir Walter Scott
Nov 1 All Saints Day
Nov 1 Daylight Savings Ends 2 am (Fall back 1 hr)
Nov 3 Election Day (USA)
Nov 8 Moon 3rd Qtr 7:56am PST/ 6:46 am MST/ 8:46 am EST
Nov 11 Veterans Day
Nov 14/15 New Moon at 9:07 pm PST/ 10:07 pm MST/ 12:07 am EST
Nov 14 Hindu Festival of Diwali
Nov 25 Celtic Month of Elder begins
Nov 26 Thanksgiving Day (USA)
Nov 30 Full Moon 1:29 am PST/ 2:29 am MST/ 4:29 am EST
Spirit Library: Reaching Conclusion (a message from Kate Spreckley)
This has been a year of powerful and intense energy, which has significantly enhanced our spiritual awareness to expand our consciousness. Many profound changes and transformations have occurred as much of what we previously perceived as reality has come up for revision
Celtic Myth – The Isle of Destiny – Extra Mythology – #1
Spirituality & Health Magazine: Buddies on the Spiritual Path
BY RIVVY NESHAMA
Having a buddy with you as you journey through life is crucial, especially for those times when you find yourself feeling lost. Read More.
ThoughtCo: Snow Magic
When winter rolls around, in some parts of the world there is an abundance of wonderful white stuff–snow! If you live in one of those areas, it makes sense to take advantage of snow’s natural properties and work those energies into your magical endeavors.
MBG: The Astrologers Have Spoken & This Week, We’re In For A Fresh Perspective
Peacekeeping Venus is flowing through its home sign of Libra until the weekend, attempting to serve justice without capsizing the boat.
Today’s DIY: A GUIDE TO ART JOURNALING TO SUPPORT WELL BEING & how to get started in easy steps.
Elephant Journal: It’s Vata Season: How to use Ayurveda to Listen to our Body’s Signals.
Have you been feeling exhausted, nervous, and achy of late?
With the uncertainties brought about by the pandemic and the U.S. elections, do you find yourself struggling with fear, loneliness, or anxiousness? Do you notice a change in your sleep schedule? Be it waking up around 1:30-2:00 a.m. to experiencing extreme insomnia.
Treehugger: 14 Photos That Show the Wonderful Diversity of Wading Birds
The charisma of wading birds is often overlooked or underestimated when it comes to the wide swath of singing birds, raptors and other engaging species. But those long-legged birds that mill about in marshes, mudflats and mangroves have so much to offer in diversity and sheer beauty.
EarthSky News: Young moon at dusk; meteors at night
In 2020, the young moon assures us of dark skies for this year’s Leonid meteor shower. This annual shower is active from about November 6 to 30 each year, and this year, the peak night is expected to fall on November 16-17, 2020. You may see as many as 10 to 15 meteors per hour in the wee hours before dawn November 17
Patheos-Pagan: Home For The (Pagan) Holidays, If Only in My Dreams
“Home for the holidays” has never felt more loaded with implication than it does in this, the year of quarantine. So many are feeling a year of milestones slip behind them, and are facing what is normally “the most wonderful time of the year” knowing that this year, many will be home “only in their dreams.”
Pagan Playlist: Lindsey Stirling – Guardian
Inner Journey: DEEPER COMMUNICATION
“Once a human being has arrived on this earth, communication is the largest single factor determining what kinds of relationships he makes with others and what happens to him in the world about him.”
— Virginia Satir
How do you typically communicate? Is it through words, gestures, emotions, thoughts, desires, needs, truths, direct perception or intuition? Do you focus more on the other person or on yourself? Do you typically tell, ask or listen?
For a few days, set an intention to be aware of your communication styles and skills. After you’ve spent some time talking with someone, reflect on what your underlying motives were and what level of depth you reached. Write your insights in your journal.This exercise will help you become more aware and conscious of who you are and why you do what you do.
“We need people in our lives with whom we can be as open as possible. To have real conversation with people may seem like such a simple, obvious suggestion, but it involves courage and risk.”
— Thomas Moore
“You must speak straight so that your words may go as sunlight to our hearts.”
A Note from the Universe
Did you know that you can expect extraordinary miracles to manifest in your life about 2% more often, simply by learning that your thoughts become the things and events of your life?
And that you can expect extraordinary miracles to manifest about 25% more often, when you not only learn this, but you also visualize at least several times a week?
But when you understand “thoughts become things,” you visualize, and you begin saying and doing things, every day, that you’ve never said or done before, the onslaught of serendipities and coincidences are immeasurable.
“OMG! I’ll have what she’s having!”
Yeah, sounds like it’s worth
Today’s Recipe: Spinach and Persimmon Salad with Goat Cheese and Pomegranate
I love how the sweet persimmon balances out the tartness that you get from the pomegranate arils and creamy goat cheese. Top that with the crunch of sliced almonds, and you have the perfect fall salad.
Magical Correspondences for Monday
Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise
Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Star Sign: Cancer
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood
Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth
Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.
November 16, 2020
“What we seek we do not find – that would be too trim and tidy for so reckless and opulent a thing as life. It is something else we find.
-Susan Glaspell, The Morning Is Near Us, 1939
The journey is filled with twists and turns and all kinds of surprises. That’s what keeps life interesting. Whatever it is that we seek, we end up finding so much more than we ever could have anticipated. Those unexpected treasures we come across give meaning, and significance, to our experience
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The World
People may come to you for help in making a difficult decision or two. This will be second nature to you and no decision will be beyond your capabilities. The World is not so big that it can hold choices you are unable to make or decisions that could overwhelm you. Be exceptionally confident, capable, and at ease in public and private sectors today.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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