Cat’s Morning Bits for May 14, 2021
Good Morning Beautiful Souls and welcome to a new year! 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.
May is named after the Roman goddess Maia, who oversaw the growth of plants. Also from the Latin word maiores, “elders”, who were celebrated during this month.
May 1 Beltane / May Day
May 3 Garden Meditation Day
May 5 Cinco de Mayo
May 9 Mother’s Day
May 11 New Moon (Micro New Moon) at 11:59 am PST/ 12:59 pm MST/ 2:59 pm EST
May 13 Celtic Tree Month of Hawthorn begins
May 20 World Bee Day
May 23 World Turtle Day
May 26 Full Flower Moon at 4:13 am PST/ 5:13 am MST/ 7:13 am EST
May 29 -June 22 Mercury retrograde
May 31 Memorial Day (USA)
Spirit Library: Knowledge Is Power (a message from Kate Spreckley)
Remaining grounded and balanced can be challenging at this time as we are being drawn inward to integrate the New Moon energies. With this integration waves of energy are being cleared from the collective in preparation for the upcoming eclipse season. As a result, we are being called to gather our energy and restore our reserves
Tarot for Beginners: How I Use Tarot Cards for Self Discovery & Guidance
Spirituality & Health: Balancing the Throat Chakra for Neck and Shoulder Pain
When there is pain in the neck or restriction in the throat chakra, it’s worth asking: What emotions are caught in our throat, unable to be spoken?
ThoughtCo: Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth
The Greek goddess Hestia watches over domesticity and the family, and was traditionally honored with the first offering at any sacrifice made in the home.
Element of Earth: Money Pebbles
Earth is the element of stability, foundation, strength, growth and prosperity in all it’s forms. earth is the densest of all the elements and is physically manifested in stones, rocks, crystals, and gems
Shaolin Qigong 15 Minute Daily Routine
Elephant Journal: The Butterfly Method to Higher Consciousness.
One thing I’ve learned in my life is the timeless truth that sometimes “to speed up, you must slow down.”
When we slow our roll, we have the opportunity to get present, to be in the moment, get into our lives, and give ourselves the gift of seeing what is going on instead of just doing the do.
Treehugger: 25 of the Most Dangerous Animals in the World
A 2019 study at Utah State University examined how many people are injured or killed each year by wildlife in the United States, the first such review to take place since 2002.1
It found that more than 47,000 people sought medical attention after being attacked or bitten by wildlife each year, resulting in eight fatalities on average.
EarthSky News: Mercury at greatest elongation on May 16-17
Want to nab Mercury, the innermost planet of the solar system, sometimes called the most elusive planet? Now’s the time to catch this world, as Mercury the inferior planet swings to its greatest elongation east of the setting sun on May 17, 2021 (evening of May 16 for the Americas).
Patheos-Pagan: Working With Many Gods
Today we have three questions about working with multiple Gods. Or if you prefer, worshipping, working for, serving, honoring – pick the term that matches what you do.
Pagan/ New Age Playlist: ☼ Dancing Soul ☼ music by Sacred Earth
Inner Journey: CREATE CONSCIOUSLY
“No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes.”
— Napoleon Hill
The law of karma is the law of cause and effect. It works unavoidably when there is no consciousness — when we are not present in the moment. When there is no consciousness, the past creates the future.
The law of Love supersedes the law of karma. It intervenes in the process by focusing in the present. In fact, one could say that Love is being fully present. When anything is initiated in Love in the present, the future of that reality will be purposeful, meaningful, loving and powerful.
“He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.”
— Henry Ward Beecher
“In my beginning is my end.”
— T.S. Eliot
A Note from the Universe
Judging yourself for what you haven’t yet accomplished is like finding fault with a caterpillar that can’t fly or tree that can’t leave… well, you know what I mean.
You will soar,
Today’s Recipe: Teriyaki Ground Beef Skillet
A quick and easy one-pan, kid-friendly skillet dinner with sweet, rich, and flavorful meat and an Asian twist. The perfect weeknight dinner served with white rice.
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
Friday is ruled by Venus. It’s energies are warm, sensuous, and fulfilling. Efforts that involve any type of pleasure, comfort, and luxury, as well as the arts, music, or aroma (incense and perfume) can be done on this day. As Venus lends its sensuous influences to the energies of this day, use it for any magical work that deals with matters of the heart.
May 14, 2021
“I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the sea-shore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.”
-Isaac Newton (1642-1727)
It is with that child-like heart that all great adventures begin. It’s the big “what ifs” in life that spark our curiosity and engage our attention. When we love doing something, it’s not work to us, but play.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The Moon
You may be dwelling on your weakness or discomfort, and those things may be real enough, but take heart and know that these things are also temporary and are not going to last much longer. You underestimate or overlook your great powers of recovery and self-healing. You have too much love of life to be kept down for long. Give yourself a break and relax a bit.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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