September 1-2, 2020 Full “Barley” Moon

September Full “Barley’ Moon on Sept. 1/2, 2020

Times: 10:22 pm PST/ 11:22 pm MST/ 1:22 am EST

This months moon is called the Barley Moon because it is the time to harvest and thresh the ripe grains. Other crops are also harvested at this time. For example, many of the Native American tribes’ staple foods, such as corn, pumpkins, squash, beans, and rice, were ready for harvesting during this month. The strong light of the Harvest Moon allowed European farmers to work late into the night to harvest their crops which is where the name came from. This moon does not always occur in September and traditionally, the name goes to the full moon closest to the autumn equinox, the Harvest Moon sometimes happens in September and sometimes in October.

Other names for this moon are: Chrysanthemum Moon (china), Nut Moon (Cherokee), Mulberry Moon (Choctaw), Singing Moon (Celtic), Corn Moon (Farmers Almanac) and Barley Moon (medieval English), and depending the date of the Sept Full Moon it is sometime referred to as the Harvest Moon.

The September moon will be in Pisces. Intuition, empathy and imagination are our keywords. This dreamy water sign can keep us from seeing things as they are. During this time we will be receiving messages that will help us in both short and long term. Use your intuition wisely and look at things closely so that you don’t “dream” off coarse. Do your best to stay present and focused on what is happening within you and around you.

As Mother Earth begins her journey into the dark part of the year, the sun pulls away and we get that welcome autumn chill. September is a time of hearth and home as well as a time to acknowledge the things that we have accomplished since spring. This full moon is the perfect time to clear away emotional and physical clutter that has been accumulated since Spring. Another activity for Kitchen Witches involves setting up or cleaning up your kitchen or hearth altar for the coming season of introspection.

To get in the autumn mood and celebrate this months element of earth tby wearing browns, greens and other earthy colors.

Sacred Stones: Citrine, Peridot, Bloodstone or other stones that represent the changing leaves.

Sacred Herbs: Grains, Valerian, Witch Hazel

Deities: Hearth Goddesses, Harvest deities, Demeter, Brighid, Vesta, Freya

Full moon blessings!
Cat

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With Gratitude and Love: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2020

With Gratitude and Love: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2020

August Theme: Positive focus and creative solutions help to draw both prosperity and abundance this month. You are a powerful creator and all that you need is within your grasp!

Spend some time in your inner garden and spread gratitude and love to the seedlings in your care. ~Cat

828: The Pagan theme for the month of August is the first harvest. This started on the first with the festival of Lughnasadh and it applies to today’s message as well. It’s time to harvest more of the seed thoughts we planted a few months back.If you have been tending and nurturing these “seeds” you will find that some are ready to harvest. This helps to generate new areas of personal growth that we will need as we head into Autumn.. However, some may not be quite ready and will require more time and care. Don’t worry as we will have the month of September to apply finishing touches. Today the angels are reminding us to have faith in ourselves and in the abundance of the Universe. When we gratefully acknowledge our “Tiny Miracles” and do our part the Universe steps in and helps us out. Give yourself a BIG hug for all the wonderful things that you have accomplished so far this year!

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Today’s Spirit Helpers include:

Archangel Haniel showers us with stardust, illuminating our thoughts and memories so that we can remember what magickal beings we truly are, which assists us in the creation process.In turn this shows us how to receive with grace and gratitude. This process accelerates when we allow beauty and harmony to surround us. It’ helps us to enjoy ourselves which makes blessings easier to receive.

The Ascended Master El Morya can help if you have trouble staying present and focused in the now. He teaches us the importance of putting aside what we cannot control so that we are free to think about other things. He reminds us that it is our faith that keeps us grounded so that we can embrace both the patience and the clear decision making needed to make things happen.

The Irish Goddess Dana helps us to generate abundance through gratitude. She says, “While you wait for these blessings to arrive fill your heart with feelings of abundance. Engage yourself in things that make you feel abundant! Your energy is linked to the energy of the Divine. Acknowledge and strengthen this connection as it allows you to handcraft your dreams.”

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Our Sacred Stones for today include:

Moss Agate. This gentle stone promotes new beginnings and can help release the blocks that are keeping us from moving forward. It attracts new forms of abundance and teaches us how to channel our energy in new, creative ways. Often referred to as the gardener’s stone Moss Agate helps us connect to nature, the earth, and our own inner garden as well. Carry it with you or wear it during times of new growth.

Nebula Stone. This energetically unique stone resembles the night sky. It allows you to see the value of the things around you and helps you to appreciate what you have while promoting gratitude toward yourself and others.

Iron Pyrite has a warm, positive energy. It teaches us to have confidence in our skills and abilities so that we are able to realize our true potential by stimulating new ideas and knowledge of our own self worth. Iron Pyrite also helps to balance instinct with innate intuition and overall creativity.

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Blessings for a magickal day! Cat

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Thought For The Day: Aug. 1, 2020 “Lughnasadh Blessings!”

Happy Lughnasadh!

The celebration of Lughnasadh marks the first harvest celebration of the season. The strength of the sun is in decline and the days are getting shorter.  It is the time of the “sacrificial god”. He knows his time is short and offers himself and his blood to ensure that the harvest will be successful. Embrace the early fruits of your labor and harvest from both your inner and outer gardens. Rejoice in what you have grown and created!

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Joy Enough: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2019

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Joy Enough: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2019

August Theme: Positive focus and creative solutions help to draw both prosperity and abundance this month.  You are a powerful creator and all that you need is within your grasp!


Find ecstasy in life; the mere sense of living is joy enough. – Emily Dickinson


828:  The Pagan theme for the month of August is the first harvest. This started on the first with the festival of Lughnasadh and it applies to today’s number as well. It’s time to harvest some of the seed thoughts we planted a few months back to generate new areas of personal growth. If you have been tending and nurturing these “seeds” you will find that some are ready to harvest. However, some may not be quite ready and will require more time and care. Don’t worry we will have the month of September to apply finishing touches. Today the angels are reminding us to have faith in ourselves and in the abundance of the Universe. When we gratefully acknowledge our “Tiny Miracles” and do our part the Universe steps in and helps us out. Give yourself a BIG hug for all the wonderful things that you have accomplished so far this year!


Archangel Haniel showers us with stardust, illuminating our thoughts and memories so that we can remember what magickal beings we truly are, which assists us in the creation process. In turn, this shows us how to receive with grace and gratitude. This process accelerates when we allow beauty and harmony to surround us. It’ helps us to enjoy ourselves which makes blessings easier to receive. The Ascended Master Maitreya teaches us that laughter and joy are an essential part of self-care and creates the positive energy we need to propel us forward. It helps us to let go of stress and worry, which allows the light of faith and hope to shine through. The power of laughter clears and resets or energy field by releasing tension and emotions that have been held in check. This is an important lesson on our path, if it makes your heart sing then it’s the right direction.  And the Celtic Sun god Lugh, the patron of the first harvest, shares the fiery energy that inspires new growth and sheds light in our places of darkness. Lugh helps us to find creative solutions to problems and fills us with a sense of divine magick and protection.


Our Sacred Stones for today include:

Nebula Stone helps you see clearly the value in everything around you as well as promoting gratitude toward yourself and others.

Celestite which promotes spiritual development and teaches us to reach for personal enlightenment and helps us to find peace within. It also helps us to embrace new experiences while blending instinct and intellect to create balance and harmony while providing strength and calm.

Moss Agate gently stone promotes new beginnings and helps to release the blocks that are keeping us from moving forward. It also helps us to connect to nature and the earth which helps us to plant and harvest and is essential for the ground-clear-center process.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Cat’s Morning Bits for August 7, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for August 7, 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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Some gaudy prince has stayed here overnight:
For look, the roadside gleams in splendor bright
With gold-embroidered plumes that decked his train,
While stars of purple amethyst, like rain,
Have fallen from his robes.
-James Berry Bensel (1856-86)

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Spiritual Unite:  Sending Healing Energy – Easy To Follow Steps For All

Sending healing energy is one thing that everybody is capable of doing.
You don’t need specialized training, a lifetime of spiritual experience, or an expert mentor to unlock this power.

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/sending-healing-energy/

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Patheos: Kitchen Witchery: Old Ways & New Magic

There’s a common phrase you’ll hear around almost every Pagan water cooler. It goes something like “I practice the old ways”. As it turns out, much of what we think are the “old ways” are really pretty new ways in the scheme of things. One way to step into a different time and practice a slower magic, is to get yourself in the kitchen.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/thewitchesnextdoor/2019/08/old-ways/

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ThoughtCo: What is the Great Rite? And What is Ritual Sex?

At some point during your studies of modern Paganism, you’ll probably run across references to ritual sex, including – but certainly not limited to – the Great Rite. It’s important to clarify what these are because you’re most likely encountering statements that most Wiccans and Pagans don’t really have sex in their rituals. So, what’s the deal with ritual sex?

https://www.learnreligions.com/what-is-the-great-rite-and-what-is-ritual-sex-2562350

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Elephant Journal: A Light-Filled Message for everyone who feels Broken Down & Worthless.

Dear Sweet, Beautiful Little Darling,
Hello!

Welcome to this world.
You are a ray of sunshine transmitted into a human body—with a human mind and human thoughts and human feelings. Without these forms, this matter of mind and body, you—Little Ray of Light—could not exist on this earth.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/08/letter-to-a-newborn/

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MNN: Canada creates two huge ocean sanctuaries in the Arctic

These are turbulent times for the Arctic. Not only is it heating up about twice as quickly as the rest of the planet, causing a disastrous decline of Arctic sea ice, but it’s also increasingly vulnerable to environmental harm from activities like mining, drilling and fishing.
In hopes of buffering a swath of the Arctic from this upheaval, Canada is creating two new marine sanctuaries in the Arctic Ocean spanning a total of 427,000 square kilometers (165,000 square miles).

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/canada-arctic-conservation-areas-nunavut

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EarthSky News: Moon, Antares, Jupiter from August 7 to 9

The chart above shows the path of the moon on August 7, 8 and 9, 2019, in front of the rather faint constellation Libra the Scales and then on to brighter Scorpius the Scorpion. First quarter moon comes on August 7, when you’ll see half the moon’s day side, what some call a half moon.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-antares-jupiter-from-august-7-9

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Patheos-Pagan: Harvest Reflections

Happy Lammas, everyone!
Lammas is one name for the harvest festival at the beginning of August. In one version of the Wheel of the Year, it is the first harvest, the grain harvest, and will be followed by two more harvest festivals, Mabon, the fruit harvest, and Samhain, the meat harvest.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/naturessacredjourney/2019/08/harvest-reflections/

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Inner Journey:

CO-CREATION STARTS WITH IMAGINATION

“It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.”
— Decouvertes

“The man who has no imagination has no wings.”
— Muhammad Ali

Imagination is a tool of the soul. Our imagination gives us the opportunity to ‘try on’ new qualities and perspectives in our life. Through imagination, we can explore our past, problems, patterns, processes, plans, perceptions, principles, passions andpurpose to uncover new possibilities.

Without imagination, we stay stuck in the realm of the material, the past, the superficial and the literal. We remain one-tracked, instinctual and one-dimensional.

Our imagination comes from the soul, subconscious and senses. Only through our imagination can we become multidimensional, experience more love, create more beauty, manifest more results, change our conditions, rewrite the past, and connect with divinity,purpose and others.

“You see things; and you say, ‘Why?’ But I dream things that never were; and I say, ‘Why not?'”
— George Bernard Shaw

“Reason can answer questions, but imagination has to ask them.”
— Ralph Gerard

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A Note from the Universe

What if every shortcoming, slip, or bobble you noticed in another person was choreographed by divine intelligence to be delivered at exactly the right time, as a cleverly veiled invitation for you to wonder, ask, and think about how you might increase your own awesomeness?
Yeah, that’s how I roll –

The Universe

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Today’s Recipe: Vegan Butter

So clearly I’m going through a phase of experimenting with vegan or plant-based cooking, and I wanted to share. There are many reasons why someone might not want to eat dairy, or butter – everything from doctor’s orders, taste to lifestyle commitment. As such it is good to have a recipe for a great alternative, especially if on top of that you want to stay away from canola oil, soybean oil, etc.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Vegan-Butter.html

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Today’s Deity:  Ceres
Ceres was the Roman goddess of agriculture, grain, and the love a mother bears for her child. She was the daughter of Saturn and Ops, the sister of Jupiter, and the mother of Proserpine. Ceres was a kind and benevolent goddess to the Romans and they had a common expression, “fit for Ceres,” which meant splendid.

http://www.ceresva.org/Goddess/Ceres.htm

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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
August 7, 2019

Independence

“The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”

-Montaigne (1533-1592)

Independence could also be called self-reliance, or self-sufficiency. We must know that we are each whole and complete. We can count on ourselves, we belong to ourselves.

-Lissa Coffey

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Daily Tarot: Justice

You have great force of will today and it could be easy to push around someone less driven than you. Try to do things right the first time so there’s less “clean-up” tomorrow, when people may be less forgiving or understanding. Do what’s important first, rather than what is easiest or the most fun. You can do that some other time but today it won’t work.

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Thankful Receiving: Cat’s Angel Message for July 28, 2019

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Thankful Receiving: Cat’s Angel Message for July 28, 2019

July’s Theme: Pay attention to your path. You will be receiving important guidance this month so get ready to receive some important guidance.If something compels you to take action this is the time to go for it!


The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake


728: In the past we’ve talked about abundance and how it comes in many forms.  As you harvest the bounty of Mother Nature remember the importance of  acknowledging what you  have and the importance of harvesting our inner abundance as well. This generates a positive energy flow which draws new blessings to us. Our message today is a reminder that the flow of divine abundance always surrounds us. As we approach the first of the Pagan harvest festivals, Lammas/ Lughnasadh, it’s a great time to take stock of what you have and you may even find some things ready to harvest. The old adage of “counting your blessings” really comes into play over the next few days. It’s time to harvest from our inner fields and gardens and embrace the richness and tiny miracles that fill our lives.


Archangel Jeremiel is in charge of life reviews and changes. He can help you see everything that you have accomplished recently as well as the areas that need attention and helps us to let go of what we no longer need. He teaches us that by taking inventory of our lives we gain clear perspective of where we are on our path, which in turn helps us to make positive life changes. He removes our fear of change and what the future holds and replaces them with a sense of expectant excitement.  The Hindu God  and Ascended Master Krishna brings us both joy and happiness. He helps us to see how blessed we truly are as he awakens out spirits to the good things life has to offer,  and the Roman Goddess Abundantia teaches us to appreciate abundance in it’s many forms as well as attract them. She tells us, ” Your faith in the bounty of the universe serves you well. Cast aside your worry and embrace the richness of your life because you have so much to grateful for.”


Our Sacred Stones for today include:

  • Tiger’s Eye helps build a bridge between you and your power. It shows us the correct way to use our power and invites our integrity forward. It is also a stone of abundance and draws good things to us while helping us see the blessings we have. Tiger’s Eye helps us to accomplish our goals by showing us how to recognize and access our inner resources and the promotion of clear intentions. It is a stone of luck and prosperity and works with the energies of both earth and sun, it also helps with grounding while drawing spiritual energies to earth.
  • Happy and sunny Citrine draws abundance and brings our self confidence forward. It promotes the optimistic mindset necessary to activate the manifestation process and nudges us into action. We can also use Citrine to help us sift through information and analyze situations so that we can move forward with positive intent. Citrine also helps us go with the flow and encourages us to explore all options so that we can make the best decisions for our journey.
  • Topaz which helps to attract abundance and overall good fortune.

Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Faith and Gratitude: Cat’s Angel Message for September 22, 2018 

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Faith and Gratitude: Cat’s Angel Message for September 22, 2018 

September’s Theme: This month will involve working on our Life Mission/ Purpose. Sometimes we have a clear vision of what that is and sometimes we don’t.  Remember that everything you do has an impact on your world and the people in it and around you.  It can be simple, like making “tiny miracles” happen for others or even making your own life or the life of a loved one better. Sometime’s the small things are the best!


The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest. – William Blake


922:  Today is the Autumn Equinox, Mabon or Harvest Home to those of us who follow the pagan traditions. Gratitude is our key word and it goes hand in hand with this seasonal celebration and works hand in hand with faith, the stronger our faith the more we manifest and the more we have to be grateful for. This is a good time to perform a self check and think about the gifts and miracles that have blessed your life so far this year. By looking back we can see how far we have come from spring and the thought seeds that we planted at that time. Make sure to nurture the “new growth” and to harvest what’s ready now. Embrace your blessings with a grateful heart and affirm that you have faith that they will continue to be abundant in your life.


Today we honor the goddess aspects of the Sacred Feminine. They are the Earth Mothers and Harvest goddesses that are associated with this harvest festival (Demeter, Persephone, Pomona) The Ascended Master Krishna can also be honored today as we ask him to help us see life’s blessings more clearly.


Our Sacred Stone for today is Larimar. This stone helps us to see the things that we have to be grateful for and the tiny miracles that we take for granted.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 14, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 14, 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

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A shadow rests upon the fields.
As earlier Suns are setting;
The corn has reached the tasseled age,
Its silken tresses netting.
–Stephen H. Thayer (1839–1919)

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Spiritual Unite: Effective Methods For Healing The Crown Chakra

Crown chakra healing can be achieved by making some changes in your daily routine. This seventh chakra is located at the top of your head and associated with spirituality. The blockage of this chakra is responsible for many adverse physical as well as spiritual conditions. Confusion, tension, drowsiness, headaches, depression, chronic fatigue, and materialism, are few of the many things

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/crown-chakra-healing/

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MBG: Why Mindfulness Can Actually Make You Feel Less Pain

By now, the enormously powerful effects mindfulness can have on your mind and soul are well-documented: A good mindfulness meditation can significantly reduce stress, anxiety, and other depressive symptoms, and being mindful can also help you process emotions more clearly, improve your memory and other cognitive functions, and even make sex more enjoyable.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/why-mindfulness-can-make-you-feel-less-pain

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Daily Good: Barbara Kingsolver: My Crazy Summer of Squash

Summer is the time of abundant harvest. In this humorous essay on the tribulations of too many zucchini, acclaimed writer, Barbara Kingsolver explains why country people lock their doors and cars and even gates at the end of the summer. { read more }

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2082/my-crazy-summer-of-squash-barbara-kingsolver/

Be The Change

Where in your life do you feel a blessed abundance? Reflect on how you can share your bounty whether material or otherwise with those around you.

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Elephant Journal: Reigniting our Creativity & our Hunger for Life.

Happy is the chef whose labors satisfy and create appetite.
This chef, through an activity that she takes delight in and strives to be creative in, obtains fulfillment when she witnesses her customers with sated faces.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/09/reigniting-our-creativity-our-hunger-for-life/

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MNN: Watch as a bee covered in honey gets a hand from its fellow bees

We’ve all been told at one point or another that we should help a friend in need. While not every organism on the planet sets a good example, the bees shown in the video above certainly do.

Read more…………….

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EarthSky News: Tonight … Moon closest to Jupiter

The young moon has been waxing larger, and appearing higher each evening in the west after sunset. The very bright object near it Thursday evening is Jupiter

http://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-jupiter-antares-september-13-to-15

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Patheos-Pagan: The Witch and the Wild Rose

The Wild Rose’s botanical name is “species rose”, which in essence is a species that develops naturally with no help from man. A true flower of the wild, which is one of the many reasons I adore these magickal hedges. Originating mostly from Europe as well as the Orient, roses have been cultivated for over 5000 years.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/witchofthewoodwithravenwood/2018/07/the-witch-and-the-wild-rose/

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Inner Journey: 

LIFE COMES WITH PROBLEMS

“For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin — real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be got through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.”
— Fr. Alfred D’Souza

Life always brings problems. We really can’t live without them.

And so it helps to shift our perspective. We can stop trying to avoid the problems. We can stop feeling victimized by what’s happening. Instead, we can consciously work with the challenge of the moment to learn more about ourselves and the world. When we make this shift in attitude, we discover ourselves to be strong and powerful.

“Every lesson is a widening and deepening of consciousness. It is a stretching of the mind beyond its conceptual limits and a stretching of the heart beyond its emotional boundaries. It is a bringing of unconscious material into consciousness, a healing of past wounds, and a discovery of new faith and trust.”
— Paul Ferrini

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A Note from the Universe

If you can dream it, we can do it.

Notice the “you” and “we” bits, and where they apply?

Go!

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Spicy Acorn Squash Soup

Acorn squash pairs nicely with spices like ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg to make this warm and comforting soup.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Spicy-Acorn-Squash-Soup.html

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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

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Daily Wisdom
September 14, 2018

Awareness
“It’s exhilarating to be alive in a time of awakening consciousness; it can also be confusing, disorienting, and painful.”

-Adrienne Rich

Our spiritual pursuits open up our awareness to everything – and sometimes that can be difficult when emotions come to the surface, and stress bubbles up and away. When we know that this is all temporary, and a part of the process, we can observe its happening without allowing it to get us caught up in the drama of it all. We can focus on the big picture – we can see what is truly important, truly real. It is exhilarating, and liberating!

-Lissa Coffey

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Beliefnet: 7 Things to Do When Haters Tell You “You Can’t”
Haters are inevitable, but it’s how you handle them that makes the difference.

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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A Plentiful Harvest: Cat’s Angel Message for September 22, 2017

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A Plentiful Harvest: Cat’s Angel Message for September 22, 2017  

September’s Theme:  Life Purpose.  Sometimes we have a clear vision of what that is and sometimes we don’t. Many of us fall into the second category and that’s OK!  Remember that everything you do has an impact on your world and the people in it and around you. Life Purpose can be very simple, like making “tiny miracles” happen for others or even making your own life or the life of a loved one better.  Sometimes the small things are the best!

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.  ~William Blake

922: Today is the Autumn Equinox, Mabon or Harvest Home to those of us who follow the pagan traditions. Gratitude is our key word and it goes hand in hand with this seasonal celebration. . Gratitude works hand in hand with faith, the stronger our faith the more we manifest and the more we have to be grateful for. This is a good time to perform a self check and think about the gifts and miracles that have blessed your life so far this year. By looking back we can see how far we have come from spring and the thought seeds that we planted at that time. Make sure to nurture the “new growth” and to harvest what’s ready now. Embrace your blessings with a grateful heart and affirm that you have faith that they will continue to be abundant in your life.

Today we honor the goddess aspects of the Sacred Feminine. They are the Earth Mothers and Harvest goddesses that are associated with this harvest festival (Demeter, Persephone, Pomona)  The Ascended Master Krishna can also be honored today as we ask him to help us see life’s blessings more clearly. Our Sacred Stone for today is Larimar. This stone helps us to see the things that we have to be grateful for and the tiny miracles that we take for granted.

Bright blessings for a magickal day!

Cat

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The Seeds Are The  Solution: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2017  

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The Seeds Are The  Solution: Cat’s Angel Message for August 28, 2017  

August Theme: Prosperity- Abundance- Creative Problem Solving 

Every problem has in it the seeds of it’s own solution. If you don’t have any problems, you don’t get any seeds.  ~Norman Vincent Peale

828: The Pagan theme for the month of August is the first harvest. This started on the first with the festival of Lughnasadh and it applies to today’s number as well. It’s time to start harvesting the seed thoughts we planted a few months back. These thoughts planted to generate new areas of personal growth. if you have been tending and nurturing these “seeds” you will find that some are ready to harvest. However, some may not be quite ready and will require more time and care. Don’t worry we will have the month of September to apply finishing touches. Today the angels are reminding us to have faith in ourselves and in the abundance of the Universe. When we gratefully acknowledge our “Tiny Miracles” and do our part the Universe steps in and helps us out. Give yourself a BIG hug for all the wonderful things that you have accomplished so far this year!

Call on the Celtic Sun god Lugh, the patron of the first harvest,  to assist you. His fiery energy inspires new growth and sheds light in areas of darkness. Lugh helps us to find creative solutions to problems and fills us with a sense of divine magick and protection. Try using Nebula Stone to help you see clearly the value in everything around you as well as promoting gratitude toward yourself and others.

Blessings for a magickal day!

Cat

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Cat’s Treasure Trove: An Eclectic Collection of Jewelry & Gifts!  at www.catstreasuretrove.weebly.com  
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The Desert Path: The Dusty Ramblings of a Desert Pagan. https://catsister.wordpress.com

Daily readings are written by Cat. Angel graphic is created and (C)LBolotin 2016-17.