Cat’s Morning Bits for Friday January 27, 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.
“No one ever regarded the First of January with indifference. It is that from which all date their time, and count upon what is left. It is the nativity of our common Adam.”
January Events 2023
Jan 1 Happy New Year!
Jan 5 Jan 6 12th Night- Epiphany
Jan 6 Full “Wolf” Moon 3:07 pm PST/ 4:07 pm MST/ 6:07 pm EST
Jan 12 Mars goes Direct
Jan 16 MLK Jr. Day
Jan 18 Mercury goes direct
Jan 20 Sun enters Aquarius
Jan 21 New Moon at 12:53 pm PST/ 1:53 pm MST/ 3:53 pm EST
Jan 21 Celtic Tree Month of Rowan begins
Jan 22 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit
Feb 2 Imbolc
Preparing for Imbolc 🌱 Ideas DIY’s and Rituals
Spirituality & Health: The Goddess Brigid and the Star Tarot Card
Messages of Hope and Resilience
by Julie Peters
The goddess Brigid—widely celebrated on February 1st—and the Star tarot card have much in common. Explore how these two figures represent resilience after collapse.
Learn Religions: Hold An Imbolc House Cleansing Ritual
By Patti Wigington
Updated on January 20, 2018
No one really likes to clean, but we all know we feel better when our physical space is tidy. It’s one of life’s necessary chores. Start your spring off with a good thorough cleaning, and then follow that up with a spiritual cleansing.
Pioneer Thinking: Sore Throat Remedy
The best way to cure a real sore throat in adults is using a gargle. Children are not able to gargle, so a throat compress or a homeopathic medicine is a better sore throat remedy for them.
Exemplore: Everything You Need to Know About the Sun as a Ruling Planet
ANDREA LAWRENCEJAN 24, 2023 4:09 PM EST
The Sun is one of the most important objects in astrology. Your astrological sign is based on where the Sun was located at the time of your birth.
Moody Moons: I Don’t Care What the Witchcraft Cultural Appropriation Police Think. And Neither Should You.
The concept of cultural appropriation—an idea shaped & popularized largely by an elite class of Ivy League intellectuals in the 1980s–has permeated witchcraft in the last decade.
EarthSky News: Capella is sometimes called the Goat Star
Capella shines brightly on winter nights
The star Capella is prominent on Northern Hemisphere winter evenings. It’s also known as Alpha Aurigae because it’s the brightest star in the constellation Auriga the Charioteer. Plus, Capella is the northernmost star in the huge asterism, or star pattern, known as the Winter Hexagon. It’s the sixth-brightest star in our night sky (or seventh in all, if you count the sun).
Patheos-Pagan: Working with the Ancestors: Healing the Scapegoat
JANUARY 25, 2023 BY KATIE GERRARD
When you combine ancestor work with psychology it becomes beautifully multifaceted. Exploring the role of the scapegoat within your ancestry can be powerful and transformative.
REVIEW YOUR LIFE
“Follow effective action with quiet reflection. From the quiet reflection will come even more effective action.”
— James Levin
Take a few minutes today to reflect on what has happened recently and to put the last week in perspective. What made an impact on you this last week? What do you want to set as a goal for next week?
Reflection helps us step back from the details of our lives and see the bigger picture with fresh eyes. It’s worth a few moments of your time. Review your week and come up with at least one conclusion, insight or learning and write it in your journal.
“Just because we increase the speed of information doesn’t mean we can increase the speed of decisions. Pondering, reflecting and ruminating are undervalued skills in our culture.”
— Dale Dauten
A Note from the Universe
Accidents, coincidences, and serendipities don’t create dreams.
Your dreams create them.
Today’s Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan
This easy eggplant Parmesan recipe has layers of crispy, breaded eggplant slices that have been baked, instead of fried. The combination of crunchy bread crumbs, tomato sauce, mozzarella, and Parmesan cheese is guaranteed to please!
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
Daily Tarot: The Lovers
If you’re hesitant to do something or to make a decision, that’s OK. What urgently needs to be done will be done, so don’t worry about it. There may simply be too many options and too many conflicting requests coming up all at the same time. Sometimes hesitation can be a sign of prudence and a refreshing change from impulsiveness.
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