Cat’s Morning Bits for March 14, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for March 14, 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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There’s a path that leads to Nowhere
In a meadow that I know,
Where an inland island rises
And the stream is still and slow.

Corinne Roosevelt Robinson (1849-87)

almanac.com

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Mind Body Green: A Holistic Sleep Reset To Set You Up For More Energy This Spring

This Sunday’s daylight saving time brought with it an extra hour of light and the promise of spring for those of us in the northern hemisphere. But the spring forward also means one less hour of sleep and a seasonal transition that may take some getting used to. This is the perfect time of year to revisit your sleep routine and implement new habits. Here is your ultimate guide to maximizing rest for your most energetic spring yet.

Read more…..

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Beliefnet: Sow the Seeds of a Higher and Happier Life

To sow spiritual seeds means that we do spiritual work. Spiritual work is always interior work first, even if, as a matter of course, this work becomes manifest through exterior action. What is this interior work by which we sow the seeds of the celestial within us? Following are four ways to sow the seeds of a higher and happier life.

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Spiritual Unite: Spiritual Vibrations And Frequencies

When we talk about spiritual energy, what we are really talking about is the spiritual vibrations and frequencies within our subtle body. Understanding spiritual vibration and the frequencies they come in is an important step in living spiritually. So what exactly are spiritual vibrations and frequencies? Spiritual Vibrations Spiritual vibrations are pure spirit energy the stuff consciousness is made

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A Bountiful Moment

The load of tomorrow, added to the load of yesterday, carried today can make any person falter….Live for today!

Daily Thought:  If you think about what happened yesterday, or what is supposed to happen tomorrow you will lose time and the moments you should be living today. This emotional distraction will get you stuck in a negative self-banter. Focus on the now. Live in the moment and attend to the needs of the most current you.

Daily Practice: Work on staying in the present moment. Be conscious of your thoughts. If they are distractions from the now change them immediately by focusing on the things around you to ground you in the present moment. This will allow you to work on what needs to be done today vs. what wasn’t done yesterday or what needs to be done tomorrow. Enjoy your current day

Have a Great Day and Believe in Yourself!

Dr. Juliann (my child therapist.com)

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EarthSky News: Tonight  A mysterious star called Epsilon Aurigae

Epsilon Aurigae’s light dims for a period of about 2 years, in a 27-year cycle. The star’s last dimming was from 2009 to 2011. Read more…………

Happy birthday, Albert Einstein

Born on this date in 1879, Einstein changed our notions of space, time and matter – launched modern physics – and became a household name.Read more………………

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Patheos-Pagan: Irish-American Witchcraft: Dead, Mad, or a Poet

Dead, mad, or a poet is a phrase we hear sometimes in various branches of Celtic-inspired paganism. Having heard it repeatedly I began to wonder where exactly the phrase came from and how it related to folk belief, and this led me on a quest to see if I could find out. Like so many things the answer turned out to be both simple and complicated.  Read more ………………….

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Inner Journey: Value Just Being

“To do great work a man must be very idle as well as very industrious.”
— Samuel Butler

Many of us have been taught to believe that we are valued for what we do, not just for who we are. ‘Doing’ is important, but to keep life in balance, we also need time to just ‘be.’

Henry David Thoreau expressed this so well in Walden Pond:

“There were times when I could not afford to sacrifice the bloom of the present moment to any work, whether of the head or hand.

“Sometimes, on a summer morning, I sat in my sunny doorway from sunrise till noon, rapt in a revery, amidst the pines and hickories and sumacs, in undisturbed solitude and stillness, while the birds sang around or flitted noiseless through the house, until by the sun falling in at my west window, or the noise of some traveller’s wagon on the distant highway, I was reminded of the lapse of time.

“I grew in those seasons like corn in the night, and they were far better than any work of the hands would have been.”

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

One of the greatest paradoxes of your physical senses is that your eyes actually show you what you believe, not what you see.

Smoke on that,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Fruit Juice Spritzers

Add the fruit juice of your choice to sparkling water and any additional ingredients you desire for a cool, refreshing fruit juice spritzer

Read more………………..

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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: What desire do we yearn for?
March 14, 2018

Desire

“Our desires always increase with our possessions; the knowledge that something remains yet unenjoyed, impairs our enjoyment of the good before us.”

-Samuel Johnson

As we continue on the spiritual path, we notice that our desires change. While we recognize that desire for material things is our human nature, the novelty of those things subsides. We yearn to experience our connection with God more fully. Our desire for spiritual growth moves us along the path.

-Lissa Coffey

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MNN: Why planting a garden is better for bird-watching than filling a feeder

One of the most popular pastimes in the United States is bird-watching. The way millions of Americans participate is by placing a feeder in the backyard and waiting for the various species to arrive. While this has a few upsides — including being easy and creating a stationary place to watch the activity — backyard bird feeders also have downsides, including attracting unwanted critters from raccoons to coyotes to bears, to providing a small range of food to a small group of birds, with much of it getting wasted when it’s left scattered on the ground.  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!  Visit our Store

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


					

Cat’s Morning Bits for March 12, 2018

CMB Flowers and Coffee

Cat’s Morning Bits for March 12, 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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It is the first mild day of March:
Each minute sweeter than before
The redbreast sings from the tall larch
That stands beside our door.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)

almanac.com

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Mind Body Green: The Truth About Tattoos & Your Immune System

Whether you have tattoos or not, it’s fascinating to consider that they’ve been a practice of humankind for thousands of years despite the fact that we still know so little about how they actually work. Ink is injected through the skin, but given rapid cell turnover rates, the movement of fluids within our bodies, and our fierce immune systems, how the ink remains in one place is enigmatic.

Read more………………

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Beliefnet: Ways to Not Let the Things You Can’t Change Spoil Your Life

Life can be complicated at times and despite the highs and lows experienced, you mustn’t allow things to spoil your life. Part of life is accepting the challenge and agreeing that you cannot control everything. Understanding and integrating these ways of life will help you carry out a more fulfilling and happy adventure.

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OM Times: Boost Your Intuition by Managing Your Energy Boundaries

We are all intuitives: intuition is an innate skill we are all born with. The problem is we don’t know how to use it, so we�re less than we could be, at home and at work. We can change that by learning to manage our energy boundaries.

Not what you thought, right? You’re thinking we learn intuition by working on it, but that’s really the second step. The first step is to understand energy and our energy bodies.

Read more……………….

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A Bountiful Moment:

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. ~Eleanor Roosevelt

Daily Thought

Do not get stuck in reminiscing about what could have been, or what should have been. It creates a poor self-image and anxiety about what will happen next. Think about your future with a positive perspective. Know that what you see as a good, great or a valued next action will bring you your greatest joy.

Daily Practice

Keep moving throughout your day by taking the next step toward tomorrow’s end goal. Do one thing that you never thought would be possible. Work on bringing to reality what you see in your dreams one step and one task at a time.

Have a Great Day and Believe in Yourself!

Dr. Juliann (my child therapist.com)

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EarthSky News:

Tonight  Use Big Dipper to locate Hunting Dogs
The ancient stargazers saw the Hunting Dogs – aka Canes Venatici – as nipping at the heels of Ursa Major, the Great Bear. Read more…………

Alphard is the Snake’s Heart
Alphard – Heart of the Snake in constellation Hydra – is ascending in the east in the evening now, a sign of spring coming. Read more………………….

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Patheos-Pagan: Cycles in Time: The Myth of the Year

A Pagan myth of Christian origins, of pagan inception As Neopaganism matures, the unveiling of several layers of history and mythologising are gradually peeled away, revealing some fascinating and telling truths. Much of the pagan myths we live with today tend to be borne out of the romanticising of the Victorian era, and unfortunately reflect much of the fantasising and speculation that accompanied it. However, through the decades of living this paganism, certain truths have become regularised within the structures

Read more………………….

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Inner Journey

WHAT’S IMPORTANT?

“Where you are headed is more important than how fast you are going. Rather than always focusing on what’s urgent, learn to focus on what is really important.”
— Stephen Covey

Time management is all about making decisions. At each step of the way, we want to choose activities that best support what we want to do with our lives. To do this, we need to be clear about our short and long-term goals.

Here’s a general question to ask yourself often: “Is this the best use of my time in terms of meeting my goals?” Sometimes, of course, we don’t have any choice. But ask yourself honestly, “Could I take more control if I really wanted to?” Often, we play the victim because we don’t want to make the effort to change our behaviour.

“Time is a created thing. To say ‘I don’t have time,’ is like saying, ‘I don’t want to.'”
— Lao-Tzu

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

You know what’s kind of wild? At this very crossroads of time and space, more than ever before, there are so many billions of people yearning to awaken, study, and understand the truth about themselves, their divinity, and the magic.

You know what else is kind of wild? Just as this need arose, simultaneously, all over the world, there have appeared the greatest teachers, though in far smaller numbers. Those who are actually living these truths, leading with the example of their lives, and healing those in need through simple conversation.

Want to know what’s even more unbelievable? That you sometimes consider yourself more of the student.

All bow,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Walnut and Pomegranate Chicken Stew (Fesenjoon)

I’ve promised my family’s recipe for this delightful, rich stew to so many people. I thought I’d direct them here to ThriftyFun (because you will want to know how to make this, too). There really isn’t anything like Fesenjoon. It is is an ancient Persian dish that has very forward-thinking textures and flavours. The pomegranate makes it sweet and sour, while the walnut makes it rich and smooth. It’s made to go with Basmati rice. Please give this a try!

Read more………………..

thriftyfun.com

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconcilliations, Voyages, Dreams, Medicine, Visions and Merchandise

Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs/Plants: Night Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Goddesses: Luna, Selene, Diana, Re, Gaeleach, Ida, Artemis [Whom The Greeks Associated With Bast], The Witches, Yemaya, Erzulie, Bast

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Daily Wisdom
March 12, 2018

Desire

“Desire is the very essence of man.” – Benedict De Spinoza, Ethics

So, you have a desire… now what do you do with it? Of course, you want to fulfill it! We are busy fulfilling our desires everyday, and sometimes so easily that we aren’t even aware of what we are doing.

Let’s look at the mechanics of desire fulfillment:
1. Recognize the desire.
2. Evaluate the desire – do you REALLY want it?
3. Create an intention to fulfill the desire.
4. Release the desire to the universe – state your intention clearly.
5. Give up any attachment to the outcome… anything can happen, and
it’s usually better than we ever could have anticipated.
6. Let the universe handle the details – don’t try to control or
manipulate how things happen.
7. Express gratitude!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.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/