Cat’s Morning Bits for June 2, 2020

CMB Flowers and Coffee

Cat’s Morning Bits for June 2, 2020

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

_________________________

June Events and Holidays

June 5: Full Strawberry Moon at 12:12 pm PST/ 1:12 pm MST/ 3:12 pm EST

June 8: World Oceans Day

June 10: Celtic Tree Month of Oak begins

June 14: Flag Day

June 20: Mid Summer/ Summer Solstice

June 20: New Moon at 11:41 pm PST

June 21: New Moon at 12:41 am MST/ 2:41 am EST

June 21 Father’s Day

____________________________

A swarm in May is worth a load of hay;
a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon;
but a swarm in July is not worth a fly.
-Beekeepers’ saying, mid-17th century

___________________________

Spirit Library: Focus on Your Inner Life (a message from Kate Spreckley)

Currently the incoming energies are getting stronger and stronger intensifying our soul’s impulse to evolve. Global events and circumstances are forcing a dramatic shift in our perspective urging us to find a new way of living and being in the world.

Read more….

____________________________

ThoughtCo: Understanding Omens and Symbols

For many practitioners of various magical traditions, there is a tendency to look for and find symbolism in everything, particularly in aspects of nature. Often, these symbols are interpreted as omens.

Read more….

___________________________

MBG: Your Weekly Horoscope: Here’s Why Wednesday Is Such A Big Day For Love

On Tuesday, June 2, romantic Venus hits some turbulence with her cosmic co-pilot Mars as the two planets assemble into a complicated square (90-degree angle).

Read more……

____________________________

Daily Dream Meaning: Exam

1. An upcoming crisis in the attainment of a cherished goal.
2. If the dreamer fails the exam, or if he awakens before knowing whether he passed or failed, the goal may be unfeasible at this time and should be re-examined.
3. If the dreamer passes the exam, then, in spite of obstacles, he has it in him to get what he wants.
Astrological parallel: Saturn or Uranus.
Tarot parallel: The Tower.

astrology.com

____________________________

Daily Good: Wells of Living Water

Poet and writer, Ron Hobbs, has explored life from many angles and has the stories to prove it. He writes, Many years later I was working on a tramp-steamer that had pulled into Haiti. I hiked off on my own to learn the island. It was hot and mid-afternoon and I thirsted. I saw an old woman working her garden. Ma’am. Ma’am! Excuse me. I’m a stranger here and I am thirsty. Could I please have a drink of water?
{ read more }

Be The Change
What accounts for the mysterious depth of refreshment a drink of good cold water bestows when one is parched on a hot day? Is it a demonstration – rarely recognized as such – that we are each a sentient particle of the cosmos?

____________________________

(Cat’s side notes: This would be a fun project for a little one to make for the Litha/Mid Summer Sabbat)

Today’s DIY: Felt Flower Wand

Since I love plants and flowers, my son made this all on his own as a Mother’s Day gift. I was really impressed that I was able to capture some of the steps in his project (as I didn’t have a clue he was making it for me until I realized it was a gift).

Read more….

____________________________

Elephant Journal: 3 Buddhist Teachings to help us through Strange & Upsetting Times.

For most of us, the pandemic has been both extremely difficult and a breath of fresh air.
One thing is for sure: like no other time have I had to lean on the wisdom teachings of my spiritual life.

Read more….

_____________________________

MNN: 7 things you never knew about dragonflies

Arriving on the scene around 300 million years ago, dragonflies were one of the first insects to inhabit this planet. They’ve had a long time to perfect the art of flying, hunting and just being amazing. Here are seven facts that will change the way you look at these unique, ancient and incredibly varied insects.

Read more…

____________________________

EarthSky News:  Virgo? Here’s your constellation

The constellation Virgo the Maiden fully returns to sky at nightfall – with her feet planted on the eastern horizon – by late April and early May. Virgo appears in the evening sky on late May, June and July evenings, too. Then by late August or September, Virgo begins her descent into the glow of evening twilight.

Read more….

________________________
Patheos-Pagan: Working Magic: A Spell Mandala for Clarity

Drawing an oracle card from the Flower Magic Oracle deck gave me a focus for working some magic. This week’s card is honeysuckle, the meaning of which is – clarity. So, I have given the meaning of the card below along with some other correspondences for ‘clarity’.

Read more….

_____________________________

Pagan Playlist: The Fire Within: A Guided Meditation to Release Negativity

___________________________

Inner Journey:

BALANCE MATERIAL AND SPIRITUAL

“What is [the role of money] in the search for meaning? Is our relationship to it one of the chief factors that keeps us in our prison, or could it also be a tool for breaking out, for awakening to a life filled with intensity of purpose?”
— Jacob Needleman

Our personality has a need for security. As a human in a material world, we need money to survive. If we don’t have enough for basics, our lives cannot function. At the same time, with too much emphasis on the material, we lose the spiritual awareness that brings meaning and fulfillment. The key lies in the balance.

What draws most of your attention, time and energy: spiritual growth or money? Reflect on (or better yet, journal on) the balance or lack of balance of these two in your life.

“Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.”
— Henry David Thoreau

“View money and things not as something you create to fill a lack, but as tools to help you more fully express yourself and realize your potential.”
— Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer

higherawareness.com
_____________________________

A Note from the Universe
Primitive societies live by the Rule of Might, and the strong prevail.

Advanced societies live by the Rule of Law, and the privileged prevail.

Enlightened societies live by the Rule of Love, and everyone is lifted higher.

Love on,

The Universe

tut.com

_________________________
Today’s Recipe: Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

These easy peanut butter cookies are entirely gluten-free. Learn how to make them in this short video.

Read more….

__________________________________
Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness
Incense: Dragon’s Blood, 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
Mars rules Tuesday. The energies of this day best harmonize with efforts of masculine vibration, such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. Use them, too, for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

_________________________
Daily Wisdom
June 2, 2020
Value
“The Worth of a thing is best known by the want of it.”

-James Kelly (18th cent.)

 
It’s that insatiable desire for something that keeps us at it. It’s that burning passion that compels us to work hard, to not give up, to stay focused and on target. We can cite countless examples of people who have worked to build their own businesses, or buy their own home. It works the same way with our spiritual growth. Do we have a burning desire for it? Do we work at it every day? Do we make it a priority in our lives?

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

_________________________________

Daily Tarot: The Magician

It may be hard to be serious and stick to those dull but crucial tasks that keep the day running smoothly. Be systematic, cheerful, and don’t let it show if you feel undervalued or underappreciated. Save your sharp wit and cleverness for another time and place. Time spent with younger people or children can lift your spirits and keep things in perspective for you.

astrology.com

___________________________
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts 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 April 23, 2020

CMB Flowers and Coffee

Cat’s Morning Bits for April 23, 2020

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

_________________________

April Events & Holidays

April 23 Ramadan

April 24 Arbor Day

April 30 Walprgis Night

____________________________

This is the weather the cuckoo likes,
And so do I;
When showers betumble the chestnut spikes,
And nestlings fly.
-Thomas Hardy (1840-1928)

___________________________

Spirit Library: Rebirth (a message from Kate Spreckley)

This year the human collective has been gifted with an intense transformational process that is revealing two very clear and distinct paths – the path of the ego or the path of the soul.

Read more…

____________________________

ThoughtCo: 5 Easy Decorating Ideas for Beltane

Need some quick and affordable decorating ideas for Beltane? Here are some tips on how to bring the season into your home without breaking your bank account.

Read more…

___________________________

MBG: A Guided Meditation For Coming Back To Yourself During Chaotic Times

These days, it’s easy to get lost in the 24/7 news cycle and shaken up by the dramatic change in our daily routine. This following meditation can help you come back to yourself.

Read more….

____________________________

Daily Dream Meaning: Falcon

1. Dreaming of hunting with a falcon implies the need to seek help in searching for something you desire.
2. A hooded falcon indicates that someone around you is keeping things from you.
3. A falcon making a kill is actually a positive omen, indicating that a long-time goal of yours will finally be reached.

astrology.com

____________________________

Daily Good: Earth Day at 50

For the fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day, Orion Magazine asked ten authors– including E.O. Wilson, Krista Tippett, Pico Iyer, and Amy Tan– one question: “What earthly thing gives you hope at this point in history? { read more }

Be The Change

What does cherishing the Earth look like in your own life? For more food for thought, check out “7 Things We’ve Learned About Earth Since Last Earth Day” { more }

____________________________

Today’s DIY: I Made An Epic Druid SPELLTOME – The Tome Of Earth

____________________________

Elephant Journal: The most Beautiful, Hopeful thing you’ll read about our New Reality. {Poem}

Today I was grateful for

that sale at CVS, where I found some

half-off goodies to bring home.

And the lady with the bedazzled mask

Read more……

_____________________________

MNN: We could learn a lot from the humble flower

Despite their stunningly intelligent design, flowers occasionally suffer a breakdown. A blossom might get nicked by a stiff breeze or crushed by a falling branch.

A passing animal may check to see if it’s worth eating. Sometimes, a stalk may become so overburdened with blossoms, it collapses

Read more….

____________________________

EarthSky News:  Young moon, Venus after sunset April 24-26

Shortly after the sun sets on April 24 and 25, 2020, look for the young waxing crescent moon, beneath the dazzling planet Venus, in your western sky. Generally, it is quite difficult to spot a young moon less one day (24 hours) after new moon. But on April 24, 2020,

Read more….

________________________
Patheos-Pagan:  The Balancing Path: Meeting Aradia

I am a witch, and I spent most of my adult life avoiding Aradia.

I know, I know. Blasphemy!

Honestly, the fact that it can be viewed as blasphemy was a good part of my motivation for avoiding her. Gospel of the Witches was another one.

Read more…

_____________________________

Pagan Playlist:  Aragorn Sleepsong – Secret Garden

___________________________

Inner Journey: 

WHO ARE YOU?

“Please… tell me who you are and what you want. And if you think those are simple questions, keep in mind that most people live their entire lives without arriving at an answer.”
— Gary Zukav

How deeply can you answer this question? Please realize that you are the only one who can answer it. No one else can tell you who you are. You must discover this for yourself. And the challenge of knowing ourselves is no easy task.

We hope this question excites rather than intimidates you. There’s so much more to you than you know at present! Isn’t this intriguing? Perhaps it’s time to go exploring.

“Mysterious and intimidating to contemplate, the human brain is the most complex thing there is and the most difficult task it can undertake is to understand itself.”
— David Noonan

“I don’t think God cares where we were graduated or what we did for a living. God wants to know who we are. Discovering this is the work of the soul – it is our true life’s work.”
— Bernie Siegel

higherawareness.com
_____________________________

A Note from the Universe

Avoid gray areas.

There, the path to safety is guarded by the lies of “maybe,” “sometimes,” and “I don’t know.” There is a truth. There is a way. Life is absolute, and its principles exacting. If you put it out “there,” it has to come back. Ask, and it must be revealed.

Think, speak, and move with your desires, and nothing will ever be the same.

Tallyho,

The Universe

tut.com

_________________________
Today’s Recipe: 15 Easy Snacks That Start with Refrigerated Biscuit Dough

If you’ve got refrigerated biscuit dough in your fridge, you’re already on a fast track to snacks. Go heat the oven and pop open that package—let’s make sweet and savory biscuit dough snacks right now. Here are 10 of our favorites to try.

Read more….

__________________________________
Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Magickal Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Clothing Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success Incense: Cinnamon, Must, Nutmeg and Sage
Planet: Jupiter
Sign: Sagittarius and Pisces
Angel: Sachiel
Colors: Purple, Royal Blue and Indigo
Herbs/Plants: Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, Coltsfoot, Oak
Stones: Sugilite, Amethyst, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Sapphire
Oil: (Jupiter) Clove, Lemon Balm, Oakmoss, Star Anise
Jupiter presides over Thursday. The vibrations of this day attune well to all matters involving material gain. Use them for working rituals that entail general success, accomplishment, honors and awards, or legal issues. These energies are also helpful in matters of luck, gambling, and prosperity.

_________________________
Daily Wisdom
April 23, 2020 
Future
“The future is made of the same stuff as the present.”

-Simone Weil, 1968
It’s so amazing how true this is… so many times I meet people and our experiences in life have been so similar – it’s almost like we’re all living the same life – maybe in different places, or different times, but the lessons we learn are universal. And the lessons don’t change. We’ve heard them time and time again, it’s just up to us to assimilate them into our lives until we “get it.”

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

_________________________________

Daily Tarot: The Tower

Your emotions and instincts are working overtime today and this can distract you from doing the simplest of things. Whatever difficulties you encounter today – and they should be small ones – you will create more problems for yourself by being too psychically overactive. If someone is preoccupied with you and wishing you to have a rough day, you’ll know it but maybe not know who it is

astrology.com

___________________________
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts 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 10, 2020

CMB Blue

Cat’s Morning Bits for February 10, 2020

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

_________________________

When February sun shines cold,
There comes a day when in the air
The wings of winter
Slow unfold,
And show the golden summer there.
-Philip Savage (1868-99)

____________________________

Natural Living Ideas: 12 Bedroom Plants To Purify The Air & Improve Your Sleep

There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, before being awoken by the sound of your alarm clock just minutes after you finally manage to nod off! These sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and overall quality of life.

Read more….

___________________________

ThoughtCo: Good Luck Charms and Symbols

For thousands of years, people have utilized good luck talismans, charms, and amulets to bring fortune their way. Whether it’s something you’ve crafted yourself, found outdoors in nature, or even purchased, good luck talismans can come in handy.

Read more….

___________________________

MBG: Your Valentine’s Week Horoscope Is Here (And Surprise, Surprise: It’s Intense)

This week, the AstroTwins break down the astrological transits that steer your Valentine’s Day conversations toward the awkward.

Read more….

____________________________

Pioneer Thinking: Plants for February

It may be cold outside and the garden a little bleak but there are still some stunning plants to be had that will really give your garden a lift at this time of year. From early bulbs to flowering shrubs, here is a short list of some of the very best.

Read more…

____________________________

Today’s DIY: Crayon Candle

Every year we go through our crayon collection and pull out the small broken pieces. Not wanting to just throw them away, I try to come up with some fun or interesting things to do with them. This year, we decided to try to use the sun to melt the crayons into a crayon candle

Read more…

____________________________

Elephant Journal: How Not to Suffer: the Buddhist Way to Let Go of Attachment (to People, Places & Things).

I write about my human experience and specifically about life events that have brought me to the current path on which I tread. My new journey is deliberately designed to enable me to heal, reset, and to use these positive changes in my life, in a way that leaves me happier and healthier. I guess you could call it a “do-over.”

Read more…

_____________________________

MNN: Happy Tu Bishvat, the new year for trees
The ancient holiday has become a modern ‘Jewish Arbor Day,’ bringing people together for ecological reflection.

Read more…

____________________________

EarthSky News: See all 5 bright planets in February

In February 2020, you might be able to see all five bright planets, two after sunset and three before sunrise. By bright planet, we mean any solar system planet that’s easily visible without optical aid and that’s been watched by our ancestors since time immemorial.

Read more…

________________________
Patheos-Pagan: A Guided Journey to Meet the Elementals: Earth, Air, Fire, and Water

This is a simple and fun journey that brings you into contact with the Elementals: spirits of Earth, Air, Fire, and Water. For this meditation, you will need to have a pinch of salt, a small cup of water, a lit candle and your own sweet breath

Read more…

_____________________________

Inner Journey:

A NEW VIEW

A friend shared this moment of awakening. She was moaning, “I never get anything done.” Her companion replied, “Perhaps you never get EVERYTHING done.” Oh… of course!

A shift in perspective can bring both understanding and release.

“Besides learning to see, there is another art to be learned — not to see what is not.”
— Maria Mitchell

higherawareness.com
_____________________________

A Note from the Universe

When you feel happy, really happy, it somehow seems that you’ve always been happy and that you’ll always be happy.

The same is often true when you feel sad, or lonely, or depressed, or broke, or sick, or scared.

Something, perhaps, to remember.

ILY,

The Universe

tut.com

_________________________
Today’s Recipe: This Healthy Brownie Hummus Tastes Like Rich, Fudgey Batter

This creative hummus is the perfect dessert to pair with apple slices or crackers, while packing in enough protein to keep it nutritious. Plus, it’s simple and easy to make—perfect for an impromptu date night or get-together with friends. This hummus recipe is so good, you’ll want to scrape the bowl clean (or at least fight over who gets to lick the spoon).

Read more…

__________________________________
Magical Correspondences for Monday

Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, 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

_________________________
Daily Wisdom
February 10, 2020 

Winter

“There is a wilder solitude in winter
When every sense is pricked alive and keen.”

-May Sarton, “The House in Winter” 1966

I know that we have readers all over the world, and for those in the southern hemisphere, this is actually summer time! But here in the U.S., where I am, we are in the midst of winter. Even in California, which is known to be pretty “season-less,” the temperature has dropped. That nesting instinct kicks in; we want to be warm and cozy. The weather brings us indoors, and like hibernating bears, it is a time for us to be still.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

_________________________________

Daily Tarot: Temperance

Patience is your secret weapon to face down all obstacles today. Take your good old time to make sure you understand what needs to be done, for whom, why, and how. This methodical approach may not be your natural or favorite one, and it might annoy someone who has a different opinion of how urgent the issue is. Nonetheless, patience will get you through the day with fewer, if any, mishaps.

astrology.com

___________________________
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily posts 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 June 29, 2018

CMB canva sm

Cat’s Morning Bits for June 29, 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

_________________________

Have you seen the forest-pool
In the summer? Clear and cool.
-William Canton, English poet (1845-1926)

____________________________

Spiritual Unite: What Is Merkaba Activation And How it Works

Merkaba activation is the process of taking the inert Merkaba and starting its spinning motion so that it can connect you to the Source energies and energy fields that exist throughout the universe. But what is the Merkaba? And what does activation do to it and to you?

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/what-is-merkaba-activation-and-how-it-works/

___________________________

MBG: This Guided Meditation Will Help Boost Your Resilience & Your Energy

Contrary to what we’ve been led to believe about the meaning of the word “yoga,” yoga nidra—a trend mbg reported on last year—isn’t movement-based at all. It’s a deep guided meditation that’s been touted for years as “yogic sleep.”

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/yoga-nidra-for-resilience

____________________________

Elephant Journal: 3 Essential Traits of a Truly Transformative Teacher.

I’ve often wondered what makes a great teacher.
Whether the subject is philosophy or fencing, yachting or yoga, the core traits of a great teacher do not change. Let me tell you about a woman who embodied these traits—and how powerfully she impacted my life.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/06/3-essential-traits-of-a-truly-transformative-teacher/

_____________________________

MNN: What you need to know about palm oil

You may not cook with it, but it’s in a lot of products you probably eat. And that’s not good for the planet.

In the 20 years between 1995 and 2015, global production of palm oil increased from 15.2 million tons to 62.6 million tons, according to the European Palm Oil Alliance. There’s more palm oil produced today than any other vegetable oil in the world, and the majority of it comes from Indonesia (53 percent) and Malaysia (32 percent).

https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/palm-oil-facts

____________________________

EarthSky News: Keep watching … Moon and Saturn

The full moon is tonight for most of the world (most of North America had its full moon last night). Saturn is the brightest object near the moon.

http://earthsky.org/tonight/this-years-full-strawberry-moon

________________________

Patheos-Pagan: Tragedy at the border: Helping through the practical and the Magickal

Like so many, I’ve felt anger, sad, horror, terror, powerlessness over the separation of families at the border. I’ve wanted to smash my computer with a brick. I’ve struggled to concentrate on work. The sounds of weeping babies stays in my ears. I want it to stay. I don’t want to forget. I don’t want to normalize.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/doubletoilandresist/2018/06/tragedy-at-the-border-helping-through-the-practical-and-the-magickal/

_____________________________

Inner Journey:  

TUNE INTO THE INNER CRITIC

“A critic is a legless man who teaches running.”
— Channing Pollock

Are you aware of your inner critic? We all have this voice that tells us we are bad, stupid, clumsy, cowardly…. Although its intent is to help us succeed, the harsh self talk of our critic just serves to drain our energy and lower our morale and immune system.

To defuse the inner critic, we need to recognize when the critic is speaking. We need to know that this voice does not necessarily speak for who we really are. This is an old pattern that may no longer be serving us. We want to open to the possibility that the words are not likely true. We can ask ourselves, “Are these words helpful?”

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
— Eleanor Roosevelt

“Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement.”
— Donald A. Laird

“Never react emotionally to criticism. Analyze yourself to determine whether it is justified. If it is, correct yourself. Otherwise, go on about your business.”
— Norman Vincent Peale

higherawareness.com

_____________________________

A Note from the Universe

I’m often asked, you know, being the Universe and all, “What’s the purpose of life?” But truthfully, no matter who or what you are that’s a pretty daunting question. So daunting, I’m invariably compelled to reply with a few questions of my own:

“Do you mean besides having fun? Besides learning that the world has always spun in the palm of your hand? Besides bicycles, long walks, and hot chocolate? Besides holding hands, giving hugs, and drying tears? Besides having a dream and making it come true? Besides February, Fridays, and Polar Bears? Besides witnessing miracles that only you are privy to? Besides sunrises, sunsets, and every rare and fleeting moment in between?”

Daunting is an understatement.

Happy EVERYTHING!

The Universe

tut.com

_________________________

Today’s Recipe: Carrot Ginger Soup

With bright springtime flavors, a carrot ginger soup is a fantastic fresh soup option. Make this carrot ginger soup recipe for a refreshingly delicious soup.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Carrot-Ginger-Soup-Recipe.html

__________________________________

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

_________________________

Daily Wisdom
June 29, 2018

Thoughts

“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.” -Marcus Antonius (A.D. 86-161)

How often do we think about the QUALITY of our thoughts? We obviously have an abundant quantity of thoughts – but how many of those are thoughts of absolute quality? Which thoughts are like little gemstones that we want to treasure and save, to bring out again and again to wear with pleasure? Maybe it’s time to do some mental housekeeping. All those old, dusty, dinghy, non-productive thoughts that just end up making us feel bad – throw them out! They are no longer useful to us! Now, replace those old thoughts with new, efficient, beautifully clear thoughts. And watch how our outside lives begin to reflect the shiny new thinking that is going on inside.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

_________________________________

Beliefnet: Eliminate ‘Parasites’ from Your Life
We protect our garden plants from pests and predators, it’s time we did the same for ourselves.
Read more……………….

___________________________

About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are re-blogged 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/