Cat’s Morning Bits for February 19, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for February 19, 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 sky is low, the clouds are mean,
A travelling flake of snow
Across a barn or through a rut
Debates if it will go.

-Emily Dickinson (1830-86)

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Spirit Library: Saturn: Re-set and Rebuild

If you’re feeling like 2019 has you pressing the re-set button, or like you’re re-experiencing things from a couple of years ago but this time in a different way, read on!

All this year Saturn will be going over the degrees that Pluto was travelling over from 2015-2018. (Saturn will go over those degrees three times in fact!)

https://spiritlibrary.com/dana-mrkich/saturn-re-set-and-rebuild

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MBG: This Is What February’s Supermoon Could Mean For You

Mission: Living your best life—now! February’s full moon is a supermoon, meaning it arrives at the closest possible proximity to planet Earth. While it might not appear larger to the naked eye, we may feel its stirring effects in a stronger dose. Since this lunation dovetails with the flurriest time of year in the northern hemisphere

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

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Daily Good:Books are the Original Internet

Maria Popova is a Bulgarian-born writer, blogger, literary and cultural critic living in Brooklyn, New York. She writes Brain Pickings, a blog she calls “my one-woman labor of love.” In this interview by Oscar Schwartz, she says “Books are the original internet.” Schwarts calls her “switched on, irresistibly articulate, fully engaged…She talks about complex ideas in a way that transforms them into something I want to talk about with my friends. She makes big concepts relevant.”

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2224/maria-popova-books-are-the-original-internet-unknown-yet/

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Did You Know?​​​​​​​

The word February has been derived from the word ‘februa’, which translates to purification and cleansing, adapted from the Roman ‘Festival of Purification’, and muses pre-Spring rituals. ‘Februo’ literally means ‘I purify by sacrifice’.

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Pioneer Thinking: Designing a Home That Heals

Home is where the heart is; peaceful, quiet and blissfully serene. A home that heals gives you love and vibrates with your energy, designing and decorating such a home comes naturally with the philosophies of ancient spirituality.

https://pioneerthinking.com/designing-a-home-that-heals

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EarthSky News: Year’s biggest supermoon on February 19

But this year’s February presents the biggest full moon supermoon of 2019. From around the world, the moon will look plenty full to the eye on both February 18 and February 19 as it parades across the nighttime sky. It reaches the crest of its full phase on February 19 for much of the world. What’s a supermoon?

https://earthsky.org/tonight/years-biggest-supermoon-on-february-19

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Patheos-Pagan: Being a Positive Pagan in a Dark World

The world is rough nowadays. It seems like it’s increasingly harder to be positive. Between drama, in-fighting, people lashing out behind computer screens, people suffering publicly, traumatizing life events, disease, the world as it is today…that list is long and seemingly growing longer.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/witchindeed/2019/02/being-a-positive-pagan-in-a-dark-world/

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Inner Journey:

IT’S OKAY TO DREAM!

“Don’t discard your fantasies as merely wishful thinking. Honor them as messages from the deepest part of your being about what you can do and directions you can choose.”
— Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

What are your deepest heart-felt desires, dreams and visions?

Our deepest desires and dreams align with the essence of who we are. The more we align with that essence, the more our life holds meaning, purpose and fulfilment. Do you have a sense of your destiny?

“Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us and new beauty waiting to be born.”
— Dale E. Turner

“Everybody builds a dream in their lifetime. You’re either going to build your dream, or somebody else’s. So build your own!”
— Christopher LaBrec

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A Note from the Universe

Earth is for champions, heroes, and lovers. Winners of an ancient race won in realms long forgotten against fear, doubt, and vagueness.

You’re here because you prevailed. You saw clearly. Strong in spirit, deep in character, and fast to fall in love. And for these extraordinary qualities, anything you can now imagine you’ve already earned.

Hoedown!

The Universe

tut.com

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Herbal Muse: Lavender & Oat Bath Bombs

These little jewels are fun to use and lend wonderful fragrance to the bath. The combination of baking soda, powdered lavender flowers and powdered oatstraw lend healing properties to sooth the skin and frazzled nerves. You can use candy or small soap molds for this project, but for best results use the two-piece type of mold made specifically for this purpose (available from Amazon, craft supply stores, etc.) This recipe makes 6-8 bath bombs, depending on the size of your molds

https://www.herbalmusings.com/single-post/2019/02/17/Lavender-Oat-Bath-Bombs

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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
February 19, 2019

Giving

A man there was, though some did count him mad,
The more he cast away, the more he had.”

-John Bunyan (1628-1688)

So many people have said the same thing: when you give, you receive. Whatever it is that you want in your life, give that. Somehow, it comes back to you, in a bigger and better way. Somehow, what you are looking for finds you. You have to put it out there; it has to circulate. Rather than hold on to something, set it free. Let it live, let it breathe, let it grow. Giving is good for everyone.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: How Words Create Your Life

Our words are not a response to our environment. Our environment is a response to our words. That bears repeating: what you say is creating your life.

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)
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Thought For The Day: August 8, 2018 “Dream & Do!”

Happy Wednesday,

Dream big. Take action. Grab your courage and give yourself permission to move forward. The power to create is yours….. now grab it and GO!

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I invite you to check out my Facebook group and our store! The Desert Path: The dusty ramblings of a desert pagan. https://thedesertpath.com/

 

 Cat’s Treasure Trove …. an eclectic collection of jewelry & gifts! . Visit Our Store

Sacred Spirals (the place where all paths meet)

Cat’s Morning Bits for March 20, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 20, 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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“Spring comes: the flowers learn their colored shapes.”
–  Maria Konopnicka

~gardendigest.com

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 Birds & Blooms: 15 Super Colorful Spring Bird Photos

Spring is the season when color comes back into bloom. Celebrate with these vibrant bird photos!

Meet the colorful stars of the spring season! From sunny yellow warblers to pretty-in-pink roseate spoonbills, we’ve collected together some of our all-time favorite reader-submitted spring bird photos

Read more………………….

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Beliefnet:  5 Ways to Tell If You Have Spring Fever
Warmed by a sun that has just crossed the equator, March becomes April and winter becomes spring… and people come down with Spring Fever.

It’s not really a fever, of course. The symptoms are vague, but persistent. People feel more energetic and often feel a certain element of lust—some of it for life in general. Exuberant sufferers want to plant gardens, move to the country, start new projects and may daydream of an al fresco dinner or even about calling in sick to work. But most of all, spring gets us thinking about love. Spring is hormone-racing season.

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 OM Times: 4 Steps To Finding The Perfect Life Mantra

The perfect life mantra helps in personal growth, navigating life challenges, and reflects self-growth. Choosing the right life mantra requires looking inward, and feeling. There are 4 easy steps to selecting a life mantra or series of mantras to aide us through our daily lives.

Life can be challenging. It has its moments of complete frustration and unadulterated joy. How we navigate these moments reflects our inner values and ability to cope with life’s expectations. It’s a dance of keeping perspective on the issue and taking care of self.

https://omtimes.com/2018/03/perfect-life-mantra/

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 Aura Cacia: Finding peace in your home through breathing
We all crave space. Space to be ourselves. Space to be creative. Space to express ourselves. Space to simply be. To find this space, we must first create space within ourselves.
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EarthSky News: 
 March equinox: All you need to know

Happy equinox! The March 20, 2018, equinox is an event that happens on our sky’s dome and a seasonal marker in Earth’s orbit around the sun.

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 Patheos-Pagan:   7 Suggestions For A Shinto-Pagan Spring Equinox

 I am exceedingly fortunate. My place of work, which is a Japanese organisation, gives us selected Japanese holidays as paid holidays in addition to the UK ones. And one of these holidays is Shunbun no Hi, or the Spring Equinox. I think I am one of the few Pagans in the UK who gets Ostara off without having to request it!

This is thanks to the fact that the Spring Equinox is an important day in Shinto and Buddhism, the two main religions in Japan which are more or less merged with each other. It�s part of a seven-day period called Higan, which is a time for remembering the dead. You can read more about what the Spring Equinox means for the Japanese here.
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Inner Journey: Dream!

“The most pathetic person in the world is the person who has sight, but no vision.”
— Helen Keller

What’s the big picture for your life? Always have a larger, purposeful, even spiritually ideal picture of where you are going. Your mind needs to have a clear and challenging vision to draw you ever upwards.

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty, believe in them, and follow where they lead.”
— Louisa May Alcott

“The only limits are, as always, those of vision.”
— James Broughton

 

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 A Note from the Universe

Ever wondered why so many people, sometimes virtual strangers, tell you their deepest secrets?

It’s because when they look into your eyes, they see me.

And sharing their secrets with me, as you, reminds them that no matter what they have to say, my love is so much bigger.

We’re quite the team –

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe:  Honey Mustard Mozzarella Chicken

This honey mustard glazed chicken is topped in the final minutes of cooking with shredded mozzarella cheese for a soon to be favorite main course.

Read more…………………

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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
March 20, 2018

 Kindness

“Kindness is wisdom; there is none in life but needs it, and may learn.” -Bailey

It is truly amazing that as we learn and grow and attain more wisdom, that we understand more and more the real value of the most simple things in life. Kindness is precious. It is healing and life-affirming and contagious! And kindness is readily available at all times. If there were a prescription for happiness, kindness would be one of the ingredients. It all starts here – show kindness and see what happens!

Lissa Coffey

coffeetalk.com

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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!  Visit Our Store

Sacred Spirals (the place where all paths meet)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SacredSpirals/

 

Cat’s Morning Bits for February 6, 2018

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