Cat’s Morning Bits for April 2, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for April 2, 2019

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

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The beautiful spring came, and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.
-Harriet Ann Jacobs (1813-97)

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Spirit Library: Empathy Matters

Empathy is the ability to understand and relate to other people and animals.

Empathy is being able to see the world or a situation from someone else’s perspective and also appreciate how they might feel.

Empathy can even be in walking in someone else’s shoes, so to speak

https://spiritlibrary.com/david-r-hamilton-phd/empathy-matters

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MNN: How to improve your mood in 12 minutes

What do you do when you’re in a bad mood? Maybe you grab a bowl of ice cream or plop down in front of the TV. Or perhaps you do something healthier like go for a walk or write in a journal.

https://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/how-improve-your-mood-12-minutes

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Daily Good: Befriending Our Despair

Joanna Rogers Macy is an environmental activist, author, and scholar of Buddhism, general systems theory, and deep ecology. In this short video she advises that pain alerts us to what needs attention. Pain is not the enemy of cheerfulness, but tells us there is suffering. When we face suffering, our hearts and eyes open to beauty. We are not alone in our despair and when we have the courage to speak of it, it cracks open so the love can be found. The key is not being afraid of the pain, not being afraid of the worlds suffering. If you arent afraid, nothing can stop you

http://www.karmatube.org/videos.php?id=8159

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Elephant Journal: Discover your Celtic Tree Zodiac Sign & what it Means.

Not everyone resonates with the characteristics set out in traditional Western Zodiac signs.
Fortunately, there is another way of discovering more about personalities and behaviours than simply looking at constellations.
The Celts hold an ancient belief that we all derive from trees, and our date of birth is interconnected with the qualities found in nature. They say that the season we were born in is pivotal to the formation of our individual tendencies and traits

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/12/cr-discover-your-celtic-tree-zodiac-sign-what-it-means/

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MBG: Weekly Horoscope: This Planetary Face-Off Will Start The Week Off On A Dreamy Note

This week, the AstroTwins unpack why Monday and Tuesday could be off to a slow start. But have no fear: Friday will more than make up for it.
On Tuesday, Mercury and Neptune will make everything feel a little hazy.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/weekly-horoscope-from-the-astrotwins-april-1-7-2019

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EarthSky News: Use the Big Dipper to find the Little Dipper

So you say you can find the Big Dipper, but not the Little Dipper? This post is for you. Here’s the view northward on April evenings. At present the Big Dipper is high in the north during the evening hours. Notice the two outer stars in the bowl of the Big Dipper. These two stars – called Duhbe and Merak – always point to Polaris, the North Star. Find Polaris, and you can find the Little Dipper.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/use-big-dipper-to-find-polaris-and-little-dipper

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Patheos-Pagan: Following Your Own Path to Paganism

We know that everyone’s journey to paganism, witchy-ness and polytheism is their own, yet I’ve seen so many people hesitate even starting their path or learning more for fear of doing things the “wrong way” or being told to do things a certain way.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/witchindeed/2019/03/following-your-own-path-to-paganism/

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Inner Journey:

HOW DO YOU WORK WITH ANGER?

“Character isn’t inherited. One builds it daily by the way one thinks and acts, thought by thought, action by action. If one lets fear or hate or anger take possession of the mind, they become self-forged chains.”
— Helen Douglas

How do you feel about anger, in yourself and in others?
How do you deal with it?

Anger is powerful energy. If we are afraid of this energy, we may attempt to deny or hide it. And when we lack control of the energy of anger, we impose it on other people or things.

The ways we react to anger usually reflect how we experienced anger as children and how our own anger when we were young was handled by the adults at the time.

In reality, anger, like any emotion, brings us information. It tells us how we feel about what is being experienced. If we receive anger’s message and learn more about ourselves, the energy will pass.

“Too often we underestimate how quickly our feelings are going to change because we underestimate our ability to change them.”
— David Gilbert

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

Yes it’s true. There are so many things you don’t know. Things, quite frankly, that you can’t know. About the magic, the unseen, and the miraculous logistics that can so swiftly change a life. It’s enough to daunt even the hardiest of souls.

But, then again one needn’t learn the mysteries of the wind, to sail effortlessly around the world, either.

Actually, you got a pretty good deal.

Land ho,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Fresh Papaya Chutney

This flavorful fruit based condiment complements many Indian dishes. Chutney can also be used as a sandwich spread and as topping on various meats, either when cooking or later on the side

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Fresh-Papaya-Chutney-1.html

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday 

Intentions: Courage, Destination, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli, Lignum Aloes, Plantain

Perfumes: Hellebore, Carnation, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Sign: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs/Plants:Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Soorejnaree, Pingalla, Anna, Aine, Danu, Yngona, Bellona, Aida Wedo, Sun Woman

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Daily Wisdom
April 2, 2019

Originality

“People are always talking about originality; but what do they mean? As soon as we are born, the world begins to work upon us, and this goes on to the end. What can we call our own except energy, strength, and will? If I could give an account of all that I owe to great predecessors and contemporaries, there would be but a small balance in my favor.”

-Goethe (1749-1832)

Some people say that there is nothing original anymore, that it’s all “been done.” But how can that be? There are infinite possibilities out there, even the “same thing” can be done in infinitely different ways. The originality comes from ourselves, and what we bring to the task at hand. We can be inspired from those whose work has come before, but we can never re-create it in exactly the same way.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: Six Ways Crystal can Change your Life

People have been calling me the Crystal Chick for years. I love crystals and their ability to subtly but profoundly change our energy, health and aura. We use crystals in computers and clocks but they can be very helpful in our personal lives. There are six main areas in which crystals can change your life for the better.

Read more…………………

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

I invite you to check out my websites!

The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

Cat’s Treasure Trove …. an eclectic collection of jewelry & gifts! https://thedesertpath.com
Sacred Spirals (the place where all paths meet)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SacredSpirals/

Cat’s Morning Bits for February 1, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for February 1, 2019

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

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Little darling,
I feel that ice is slowly melting
Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been clear
Here comes the sun
Here comes the sun, and I say
It’s all right.

-The Beatles (released 1969)

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Spirit Library: Prepare for Chinese New Year – Thriving in Year of Earth Pig or Boar

As you prepare for the Earth pig or boar year and the next steps on your path, I suggest being mindful of breakthroughs available in these moments of revolutionary change. The current energies indeed support breakthroughs and shifts in outmoded viewpoints. Continue reading to understand how you can benefit most from this juncture

https://spiritlibrary.com/selacia/prepare-for-chinese-new-year-thriving-in-year-of-earth-pig-or-boar

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MBG: Monthly Horoscope: Why You Might Want To Put Your Valentine’s Day Plans On Hold This Year

The shortest month of 2019 is one of its most action-packed. Just when we all figured out how to say “super blood Wolf Moon lunar eclipse” without tying our tongues, February sweeps in with its own kind of intensity. We’re all being pushed to make uncomfortable but crucial changes.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/february-2019-horoscope

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Daily Good: The Universe as an Infinite Storm of Beauty

Taking a walk in a quiet woods, gazing up into the night sky, or even walking in a crowd in a large city somewhere in the world, we may find ourselves having transcendent moments along with John Muir. These moments awaken us to our place within the universe at the same time that they disorient us as we realize how small we are. In this piece, writer Maria Popova helps us to see through John Muir’s eyes that our smallness is what connects us so universally to everything else that is. In being humbled, no longer do we get lost in the illusion that humans dominate creation. With Muir as our guide, we can realize that we are joined to everything else in creation.

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2178/the-universe-as-an-infinite-storm-of-beauty-maria-popova/

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Herbal Muse: 5 Herbs for Congestion and Cough

Few things are worse than an annoying tickle in the back of the throat, or a relentless, hacking cough that seems to hang on forever. Conventional cough syrups can help with symptoms, but they are usually laden with alcohol and other ingredients that cause drowsiness or are otherwise unsuitable for some people, including children. Fortunately, there are several few herbal allies that are effective at reducing congestion and cough we can turn to.

https://www.herbalmusings.com/single-post/2019/01/29/5-Herbs-for-Congestion-and-Cough

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EarthSky News: Will you catch the moon and Saturn before sunrise February 2?

Have you seen Saturn yet? It’s just now returning to the east before sunup. Before dawn on February 2, 2019, see if you can catch the slender waning crescent moon near Saturn. Watch for the twosome to appear low in the southeast as darkness gives way to dawn (90 to 75 minutes before sunrise).

https://earthsky.org/tonight/catch-moon-saturn-before-sunrise-february-2

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Patheos-Pagan: The Truth Of “A Witch That Can’t Hex, Can’t Heal”

These days there seems to be growing divide between magickal practitioners who claim the truth of witchery compared to those who embrace a lighter form of the craft. The expression “a witch that can’t hex, can’t heal” is often offered as a counterpoint to sayings like “harm none,” but what does this saying truly mean?

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/keepingherkeys/2019/01/the-truth-of-a-witch-that-cant-hex-cant-heal/

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Inner Journey:

FEELING TRAPPED? SLOW DOWN!

“If you’re having difficulty coming up with new ideas, then slow down. For me, slowing down has been a tremendous source of creativity. It has allowed me to open up — to know that there’s life under the earth and that I have to let it come through me in a new way. Creativity exists in the present moment. You can’t find it anywhere else.”
— Natalie Goldberg

Feeling trapped in some way? Give yourself space. Space to do nothing but breathe. To intentionally relax those tight muscles. To just for a few precious minutes, let it all go.

The world will keep turning if you tune out for a short while. And your world will begin to recover its balance.

“It’s important to be heroic, ambitious, productive, efficient, creative, and progressive, but these qualities don’t necessarily nurture soul. The soul has different concerns, of equal value: downtime for reflection, conversation, and reverie; beauty that is captivating and pleasuring; relatedness to the environs and to people; and any animal’s rhythm of rest and activity.”
— Thomas Moore

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

As mentioned in the brochures used for recruiting alien life forms from distant realities: “‘Time and Space’ is where you’re never judged, only loved, anyone can be a rock star, and your keys will be wherever you left them.”

Spot on, huh?

Wiki this,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Potato Tahdig (Crispy Potato Cake)

Tahdig is a traditional savoury Persian treat. What started as the crispy crust that got stuck to the bottom of your pan has rapidly become the most sought-after part of the meal. I like to eat it with stews. I learned how to make it from my mother, who learned how to make it from her mother in law, who was an amazing cook, God rest her soul. 🙂

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Potato-Tahdig-Crispy-Potato-Cake.html

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Intentions: Love, Pleasure, Affairs of the Heart, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers, Peace, Healing, Beauty, gentleness and Women’s Issues.

Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron, Verbena and Vanilla
Planet: Venus
Sign: Libra and Taurus
Angel: Ariel
Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs/Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly

Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmrosa, Rose, Yarrow, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris

Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus, Freya, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlique

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Daily Wisdom
February 1, 2019 

Commitment

“If you don’t wake up with something in your stomach every day that makes you think, “I want to make this movie,” it’ll never get made.”

-Sherry Lansing
A commitment isn’t something we have to talk ourselves into. It’s identifying something we believe in so much, and want for ourselves so much, that it becomes a part of who we are. A commitment involves caring, and dedication, and loyalty beyond any distractions.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 6 Easy Ways to Shake Off a Bad Day
You don’t have to stay in the dumps all day.
How many times have you been stuck in a funk all day? Maybe your morning got off to a bad start, and you never really managed to turn that around. Perhaps you had a fight with someone during the afternoon, and your irritable mood persisted long after the actual argument had ended.
Read more at https://www.beliefnet.com/inspiration/6-easy-ways-to-shake-off-a-bad-day.aspx#afzZhGamwGrtgWTt.99

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

I invite you to check out my websites!

The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

Cat’s Treasure Trove …. an eclectic collection of jewelry & gifts! https://thedesertpath.com
Sacred Spirals (the place where all paths meet)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SacredSpirals/

Cat’s Morning Bits for November 7, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for November 7, 2018

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

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The soft November days are here,
The aftermath of blossom’s year.
-Sara Louisa (Vickers) Oberholtzer (1841-1930)

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Spiritual Unite: My Soul Is Tired? How To Fix Your Tired Soul

One of the most common problems for people who are awake spiritually, in this day and age is soul tiredness.
If your soul is tired, you can suffer a variety of symptoms that can drastically affect your quality of life.

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/my-soul-is-tired-how-to-fix-your-tired-soul/

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MBG: Tonight’s New Moon In Scorpio Is All About Power & Seduction — Here’s How To Tap Into It

As we plunge into the shadows of the unseen universe within ourselves, our eyes, as well as our inner vision, will eventually adjust to the darkness. It is here where we can begin to finally see the light, as parts of ourselves that were once hidden are revealed. New moons are typically invisible to the naked eye, but we can look to the dark night sky as though it were a blank canvas—symbolic for new beginnings and intention setting.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/new-moon-2018-horoscope

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Daily Good: A Call to Caring

“At the heart of caring is an ‘and’ not an ‘or’. Deep within us lies a potential that transcends our artificial limitations. Can we embrace the possibility that we are fully capable of caring globally, in every direction — that the compass of our caring could open 360 degrees?” In his new book ‘Caring’ Tibetan lama Tarthang Thulku dives deep into an exploration of caring the potent antidote it offers to the ills of our time. The following excerpt, authored by his daughter shares thoughts on how to create a more caring world.

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2131/how-to-create-a-more-caring-world-tsering-gellek/

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MNN: Celebrate British wildlife with these 17 serene images

With so many wildlife photography competitions out there, how do you tell one from the other? Well, the name British Wildlife Photography Awards speaks for itself — and these photos stand out from the pack.
The competition invites amateur and professional photographers to submit images they’ve captured across the United Kingdom. From the thousands of photographs submitted, winners are selected in 15 categories including a documentary film category and special categories for young photographers.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/celebrate-british-wildlife-these-17-serene-images-animals

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EarthSky News: Peer out our galaxy’s south window

Tonight, or any clear November evening, try using the Great Square of Pegasus to star-hop your way to a view out our galaxy’s south window. In other words, you’ll be looking away from the flat plane of our Milky Way – where most of our galaxy’s stars reside – and toward intergalactic space. You can do this no matter what part of Earth you’re standing on.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/looking-out-galaxys-south-window

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Patheos-Pagan:  Irish-American Witchcraft: Witchcraft with Fairies; Walking the Wild Woods

There is a long history of witches working with fairies in various ways, both learning from them and being in service to them. In modern paganism we more often see this relationship played out very differently, with the Good Folk being approached from a more ceremonial magic perspective or treated as a kind of spirit guide or ally.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/agora/2018/11/witchcraft-with-fairies-walking-the-wild-woods/

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Inner Journey: 

WHAT IS LOVE?

“When mystics use the word love, they use it very carefully — in the deeply spiritual sense, where to love is to know; to love is to act. If you really love, from the depths of your Consciousness, that love gives you a native wisdom. You perceive the needs of others intuitively and clearly, with detachment from any personal desires; and you know how to act creatively to meet those needs, dexterously surmounting any obstacle that comes in the way. Such is the immense, driving power of love.”
— Eknath Easwaran

“Therefore, when I say that ‘I love,’ it is not I who love, but in reality Love who acts through me. Love is not so much something I do as something that I am. Love is not a doing but a state of being – a relatedness, a connectedness to another mortal, an identification with her or him that simply flows within me and through me, independent of my intentions or my efforts.”
— Robert A. Johnson

“When you are aware that you are the force that is Life, anything is possible. Miracles happen all the time, because those miracles are performed by the heart. The heart is in direct communion with the human soul, and when the heart speaks, even with the resistance of the head, something inside you changes; your heart opens another heart, and true love is possible.”
— Don Miguel Ruiz

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

The trick to blending work and play lies not in what you do, but in how you view what you do.

See work as play and see play as important – super, very.

Super, very important –

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Harvest Potato Soup

End of season potato soup can be made even more tasty and hearty by the addition of additional veggies such as carrots or squash.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Harvest-Potato-Soup-Recipes.html

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Magical Correspondences for Wednesday

Intentions:Rules healings, the mind, Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear,Loss, Travel and Money Matters, Addictions, Young People, Messages, Perception, Self Expression.

Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea, Cinnamon, Cinquefoil
Planet: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Sign: Virgo
Angel: Raphael
Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and, Opalescent colors and Violet
Herbs/Plants: Fern, Lavendar, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalytus, Lavender

Goddesses: Aset [Isis], Demeter, Ceres, Spider Woman, Bona Dea, Oya,
Devi-Kali, Hella, Rhiannon, Coatlique, Maman Brigette, Sekhmet, Het Heret
[Hathor]

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Daily Wisdom
November 7, 2018

Beauty

“I pray thee, O God, that I may be beautiful within.” -Socrates

Ah, Socrates! Wisdom is beautiful! You are beautiful! Who would argues that this great philosopher wasn’t beautiful? It’s like a supermodel wishing to be more photogenic. We are all beautiful simply because we ARE. We are here, on this beautiful planet. We cannot be MORE beautiful, because we are already all that. Yet we can recognize that beauty, cultivate it, cherish it. We can express beauty, and show gratitude for it.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 6 Easy Ways to Shake Off a Bad Day

How many times have you been stuck in a funk all day? Maybe your morning got off to a bad start, and you never really managed to turn that around. Perhaps you had a fight with someone during the afternoon, and your irritable mood persisted long after the actual argument had ended.
Read more at https://www.beliefnet.com/inspiration/6-easy-ways-to-shake-off-a-bad-day.aspx#cczzmKWFB0yU3TOg.99

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

I invite you to check out my websites!

The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

Cat’s Treasure Trove …. an eclectic collection of jewelry & gifts! https://thedesertpath.com
Sacred Spirals (the place where all paths meet)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SacredSpirals/

Thought For The Day: July 27, 2018 “Step Back”

Happy Friday,

Sometimes we just need to remind ourselves to step back and just breathe. Bad days happen, it’s just a part of life. Our challenge is in how we deal with it and in finding that “one good thing”. All will be well………….. just take a moment and just breathe………………………

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Thought For The Day: July 19, 2018 ” One Good Thing”

 

Happy Thursday,

Today is a reminder that even if things aren’t going your way, all is not lost. There is always at least ONE GOOD THING that happened. Find that one thing and rebuild your good vibes around it!

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Good Days and Bad Days: Cat’s Angel Message for April 10, 2018

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Good Days and Bad Days: Cat’s Angel Message for April 10, 2018 

 April Theme:  We are being challenged to change ourselves. You have the power to make things happen and the Universe is on your side.


You are going to have bad days and have good days. – Lou Ferrigno


410:  Bad days happen and while they happen to everyone, what matters most is how you handle them. When this happens the key is to NOT let the negativity take over.  the rule of thumb is to acknowledge those thoughts and then do your best to let them go. We can turn these negative thoughts over to Spirit and the angels and ask for help in transforming them into something better. If we allow negativity to take over it’s like being in a windowless room and shutting ourselves inside. So the letting go part is important to your overall spiritual, emotional and mental health. Bad days happen but they don’t need to rule our lives or ruin our day. Give negativity the old one-two punch and put it back in its place.


Bad days call for spiritual helpers who can help us turn our attitude in a more positive direction. Getting outside helps, and  the Ascended Master Saint Francis invites us to just that. He is also associated with animals as well as nature so try taking your animal companion with you. Pets help to relieve stress,  they bring peace and improve our mood. Archangel Jophiel teaches us how to see the beauty within and around us. Her job is show us how to create and manifest beauty in our lives, her message is “beautiful thoughts lead to beautiful outcomes”. Listening to music has been proven to uplift our spirits. Laughter is also good medicine and the Ascended Master Maitreya, the Laughing Buddha, personifies this. He shows us the path to personal peace through joy and laughter. Your sense of humor can be a valuable healing tool.


Our Sacred Stones for today are: Chrysocolla to assist in transmuting negative energy into positive energy. Apache Tears to help release any negative energy that you are holding on to. Rutilated Quartz which acts as a filter as it cleans and releases negative energy and last but not least Rose Quartz this stone provides a bubble bath for the emotions, it soothes, heals and allows love to color your thoughts and emotions.


 

Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 23, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 23, 2018

Good Morning, 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

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For glad Spring has begun,
And to the ardent sun
The earth, long time so bleak,
Turns a frost-bitten cheek.

Celia Thaxter (1835-94)

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Spiritual Unite: Violet Aura Meaning And Life Path

Violet Aura Meaning: Are you wondering what the meaning of a violet aura is? Do you have a violet aura and want to know what personality traits and energy patterns this aura hue expresses? Then stick around. Auras are like a near-visual diagnostic for the invisible spiritual energies that flow within us. By looking at our aura and studying it,

Read more……………

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Beliefnet: 10 Ways to Turn a Bad Day Around
Not all days start off well, and some of them might end a little worse. Small, trivial things can trigger bad days like sleeping past the alarm, getting into a spat with your partner, or spilling mustard on your shirt. But you don’t need to stress if your day seems to be zapping your energy or making you unhappy or frustrated. Here are 10 simple things that can help you turn a bad day around.
Read more ………………

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A Bountiful Moment:

Whatever happens to me today will prove to be a beautiful blessing.

Daily Thought: Going with the flow sometimes takes effort. We are all creatures of habit and have a need to control. We feel safe and comfortable when things stay the same. But going with the flow of the day can provide a view of opportunities that are present and missed. Don’t cloud your daily thinking with constant struggle to have things the same. Sometimes you need to take a step back, release control, and just let good things happen.

Daily Practice: Change your habits today. Do something that is out of your normal schedule. Go home from work a different way, skip watching the news or some other program that is a habit. While you are doing that look at all the new things that are different from the norm. Appreciate and enjoy them.

Have a Great Day and Believe in Yourself!

Dr. Juliann (my child therapist.com)

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EarthSky News: Find Vincent van Gogh’s Big Dipper

Here’s an easy astronomy lesson, from a master in the art of loving nature.

Just for fun …. You know this painting? It’s Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night over the Rhone, painted in September 1888 at Arles, France. See how it contains the famous asterism known as the Big Dipper? MoMALearning commented about van Gogh’s art

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Patheos-Pagan: Between Two Worlds: Standing at The Crossroads & Looking in All Directions

Sometimes we have to explore the past to move on towards the future.

These past few days, I’ve stood at the powerful center of the crossroads. My past was down one path, and my future another. I realized I had to explore the past to move on towards the future.

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Inner Journey: Why? Why? Why?
“As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.”
— Joan Baez

Asking ourselves ‘why?’ helps us delve deeply into our main motives — why we do what we do. This process helps us go deeper into our reasoning, habits and unconscious beliefs. Once we become aware of our underlying motives, we can choose to change them, if we wish.

Regularly ask yourself, ‘Why am I…?’ Listen closely for the answer that surfaces in your mind, and write it down. Now look at your answer and ask why again. Continue with this process to reach the true source of your motivation.

“Men are more accountable for their motives, than for anything else….”
— Archibald Alexander

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A Note from the Universe

You know,  it’s only after umpteen lifetimes, a dramatic ascension into peak vibrational levels of light and awareness, and only after “the way” has been meticulously prepared and tests have been passed that a soul can even hope for the kind of life you’re now living.

You “hot dog.”

Tallyho,

The Universe

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Today’s Recipe: Cinnamon Oat Pancakes

The healthy goodness of oats and cinnamon join together to make these delicious pancakes

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Cinnamon-Oat-Pancakes-1.html

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Intentions: Love, Pleasure, Affairs of the Heart, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers, Peace, Healing, Beauty, gentleness and Women’s Issues.

Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron, Verbena and Vanilla
Planet: Venus
Sign: Libra and Taurus
Angel: Ariel
Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs/Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly

Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmrosa, Rose, Yarrow, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris

Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus, Freya, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlique

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MNN: 10 Book towns where literature is alive and well

Hay-on-Wye

Hay-on-Wye was the original “book town.” Today it’s still filled with bookstores, many selling used materials and specializing in certain subjects. Some retailers have expanded to include antiques and collectibles on their shelves as well. The book town movement was started in the 1960s by Hay resident Richard Booth, who had the idea to promote his economically struggling town as a destination for book lovers and collectors.

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