Cat’s Morning Bits for April 29, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for April 29, 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

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April Events & Holidays

April 30 Walprgis Night

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When April blows his horn,
It’s good for hay and corn.
-Proverb

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Spirit Library: Maintain Your Balance (a message from Kate Spreckley)

We are moving through a period of profound transition with the current energies and events pressing all of humanity towards a new awareness. A new awareness that reclaims truth. As a result, our experiences are forcing us to deeply and radically change.

Read more…

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ThoughtCo: 12 Fertility Deities of Beltane

Beltane is a time of great fertility—for the earth itself, for animals, and of course for people as well. This season has been celebrated by cultures going back thousands of years, in a variety of ways, but nearly all shared the fertility aspect.

Read more…

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MBG: 5 Signs That You May Be An Ambivert & How To Thrive

Many of us have likely self-identified as introverts or extroverts, swearing by these labels. But in reality, these traits fall on a spectrum, rather than introversion and extroversion being mutually exclusive.

Read more….

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Today’s Pagan Corner: Witch’s Vlog 1 || Propagating Sage and Book of Shadows Work

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Daily Dream Meaning: Eyes

1. Being watched by strange, disembodied eyes indicates unexpected good fortune to come. If the eyes are particularly beautiful, this is a sign of success in romance and/or reassurance that you are surrounded by people who care for you. If there is only one eye watching you, this is the all-seeing Eye of God, and hints at success beyond your wildest dreams.
2. To go blind, to injure your eyes, or to get something in them is calling your attention to the fact that there is something or someone in your life that you’re not really seeing as they really are.
3. Light-colored eyes indicate a new friendship, while dark eyes hint that someone is sexually attracted to you.

astrology.com

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Wise Woman Herbal: A Tool for Compassionate Listening by Linda Conroy

When I was introduced to the wise woman tradition, I was curious about the tenant of compassionate listening. I heard this as compassionately listening to the self, the plants, nature and others, yet was not sure how to apply this. As I have deepened my understanding of compassionate listening, I have found several tools that have assisted me in bringing this tangibly into my life.

Read more…..

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Today’s DIY: DIY Bath Bombs: How To Make Your Own At Home + 5 Spa-Quality Recipes

Sometimes, a nice, steamy bath can melt away stress as soon you sink into the tub. A bath bomb can especially elevate the experience, providing gorgeous colors and scents that can make your bath pretty ahhh-inducing.

Read more….

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Elephant Journal: A Healing Practice to Release Negative Energy.

I have thought of using several healing tools in the past few years in order to speed up my journey.
Reiki, yoga, trauma release exercises, and others.

I was trying to find a way to release negative emotions or sensations that I had within.

Read more…

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MNN: 7 spectacular facts about yaks

Yaks, as they’re called in China, may look like very hairy cattle, but they are more complicated than that simple explanation, and they have a long history with humans in the highlands of Asia.

Read more…

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EarthSky News: April’s 2nd first quarter moon on April 30

Tonight – April 30, 2020 – the moon is at or near its first quarter phase, as darkness falls around the world. At first quarter moon, the moon is 90 degrees east of the sun on the sky’s dome, and its disk is half-illuminated by sunshine. About one week from now – on May 7, 2020 – the moon will turn full when it’s 180 degrees from the sun in our sky, when its disk is totally illuminated by sunshine.

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Beltane For One

Celebrating Beltane solo this year? The thought may make you a bit sad, but I am here to point out the advantages of celebrating Beltane as a solo practitioner.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Sun Circle

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Inner Journey:

Labels limit us

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.”
— Lao Tzu

How do you define yourself, to yourself and others? Are you first and foremost a husband/wife? A mother/father? A bus driver, dentist, musician … ? A Christian, Muslim, Jew …? A nag, joker, dreamer …?

Be aware that any label puts limits on you. Today, experience how it feels to let go of the labels to rest in ‘I am.’ Feel the freedom, the spaciousness, the infinite potential of simply being.

“With every breath, the possibility of a new aspect of self arises.”
— Wayne Muller

“As long as I am this or that, I am not all things.”
— Meister Eckhart

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe
Okay, here’s the skinny. The answer to your question. The way, the light, the door. The most overlooked truth in reality. And the one that requires the most “uncommon sense” to fully grasp:

When it comes to effecting change (big or little, but especially big), manifesting the life of your dreams, or getting that perfect parking space, “thinking” is immeasurably more valuable when used to imagine what you want — the end result — than to figure out how you’re going to get it.

Which is why most people have to schlep through big parking lots.

Tallyho,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Spicy Eggplant and Pasta with Pancetta

Eggplant has its fans and its detractors. Even the most devoutly anti-eggplant zealot can’t resist this savory combination of spicy eggplant, pancetta, and pasta.

Read more….

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Magical Correspondences for Wednesday

Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear,Loss, Travel and Money Matters
Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea
Planet: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Sign: Virgo
Angel: Raphael
Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and Violet
Herbs/Plants: Fern, Lavender, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender
This day is governed by Mercury. Wednesday’s vibration adds power to rituals involving inspiration, communications, writers, poets, the written and spoken word, and all matters of study, learning, and teaching. This day also provides a good time to begin efforts involving self-improvement or understanding.

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Daily Wisdom
April 29, 2020

Immortality
“Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust returnest,
Was not spoken of the soul.”

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)
This is from one of my favorite poems “A Psalm of Life” – it’s the one that also expresses:
“Lives of great men all remind us
We can make our lives sublime
And departing, leave behind us
Footprints in the sands of time.
Let us then be up and doing,
With a heart for any fate,
Still achieving, still pursuing,
Learn to labor and to wait.”
Longfellow said it so well – and his words live on, appropriate for anytime or place, because they echo the truth so beautifully.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Magician

The Magician encourages you to take positive action. Once your mind is made up, it’s hard to change it. Determination and creativity are your most admirable qualities now, and they will help you reach your desired goal. You have confidence in your corner, which takes a lot of the anxiety out of making the first move, taking things to the next level, or generally excelling at all things related to love.

astrology.com

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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/

Unseen Friends: Cat’s Angel Message for February 20, 2020

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Unseen Friends: Cat’s Angel Message for February 20, 2020

February’s Theme: Trusting in the “unseen” and believing in yourself puts you on the path to manifesting your dreams and goals.


A friend is someone who understands my past, believes in my future, and accepts me just the way I am. – Anonymous


220:  During the course of our lifetime, we will have many friends. Some are only with us a short time and others are with us forever like the Angels and the Divine Source. Today we are being reminded that we are never alone and that these ethereal friends are always here for us. We can talk to them anytime, they are always home, never distracted and always have time for us. They are the ultimate listeners and freely offer advice that comes in many forms. This divine relationship is further enhanced through meditation, prayer and simply staying “present”. Renew your connection today by expressing gratitude for the “Tiny Miracles” you receive and the insights that you gain. The whole Universe is on your side and a friend is only a thought away!


Our Spiritual Helpers for today include:

Archangel Zadkiel helps to heal our hearts and minds so that accepting support in all forms is easier. He also promotes compassion for ourselves and others while helping us to find things that we have lost, forgotten about or set aside. Ego is not a friend of truth as it forcibly tells us that we don’t need help and can do everything by ourselves.

The Ascended Master Yogananda teaches us how to open the channels of divine communication and promotes feelings of divine love and teaches us about peace and how to share it. He can offer assistance in all things including your spiritual path.

The Hindu Goddess Devi helps us to find meaning in our lives and gently guides us in learning to follow our own inner wisdom. She says “Take my hand and let me guide you on your journey of self discovery. You need only look within to find your true meaning. Release your cares to me and I will purify your heart and spirit so that new information can be sent to you. “


Our Sacred Stones for today include:

The gentle energy of Blue Lace Agate helps our overall communication skills by teaching us to freely express thoughts and feelings in a peaceful manner. it also allows us to find balance and emotional clam during times of stress. This stone is associated with the Archangel Zadkiel.

Charoite. This multi-hued mineral is a stone of transformation. It helps to open our hearts to the concept of unconditional love and brings those energies forward. Charoite enhances our perception and helps to ground our spiritual nature into everyday reality

Larimar helps to remove self-imposed barriers that may be keeping us from accepting our personal power and stops self-sabotaging behavior by bringing out the best in us. It helps us to see the things that we have to be grateful for and the tiny miracles that we take for granted. This sky blue stone also helps to ease our obsession for material things and shows us how to put things into perspective so that you manifest what you really need. It shows us how to go with the flow.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Thought For The Day: Nov. 21, 2019 “Are Your Ears Working?”

Happy Thursday,

My mother had a saying when I was little ” If your mouth is running your ears aren’t working” and our quote today asks us to be still and just listen. We all know a few good listeners, however we also know a few people who are too busy giving advice, voicing opinions and who continually talk over others. Remember, the more we listen, the more we learn and the more we grow. It shows us the way to helping ourselves and helping others. Expand your knowledge base today by observing with your ears!

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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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Cat’s Morning Bits for June 25, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for June 25,  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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Oh that it were with me
As with the flower;
Blooming on its own tree
For butterfly and bee
Its summer morns:
That I might bloom mine hour
A rose in spite of thorns.
-Christina Rossetti (1830-94)

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Spiritual Unite: Raven Spirit Animal Meaning – Mysterious And Creative

The raven spirit animal comes into your life when you are seeking guidance from higher powers.
It symbolises mystery, wisdom, intellect and creativity. It can also symbolise mischief and intimidation as (partly) negative traits.

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/raven-spirit-animal-meaning-mysterious-and-creative/

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Pioneer Thinking: Yogurt Remedies

I didn’t grow up eating yogurt, I got introduced to it as an adult. At first, I was unimpressed, but I’ve gotten used to it, and I love some of the uses it can be put to. Many people point to its uses in cooking, and there are quite a few uses, but I’m more impressed by the other things it can be used for

https://pioneerthinking.com/yogurt-and-you-alternative-remedies

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MBG: Weekly Horoscope: There’s An Important Quarter Moon Coming Our Way

This week, the AstroTwins break down three major astrological transits we have in store.
Neptune squares with Venus on Monday, and it’ll leave us all feeling scatterbrained.
Too much of a good thing is, well, not a good thing. But everyone’s susceptible to overdoing it this Monday, June 24, as nebulous Neptune crashes into a boundary-challenging square with decadent Venus

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/weekly-horoscope-june-24-30-2019-from-the-astrotwins

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Daily Good: The Gift of Humility

The act of receiving a gift from another requires recognition of our dependence on those around us. Yet it can be difficult for us to live in a space where we’re confronted with the notion of giving up control. “From the air we breathe, to the body we each inhabit, we are living a profound gift, and yet, we can struggle to see and relate to life as a gift,” writes Colette Lafia, a San Francisco-based spiritual director, workshop leader, and writer. In this article from gratefulness.org, Lafia examines how we can bring more gratitude into our lives by accepting humility as a component of our humanness, and offers a practice to cultivate greater togetherness.

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2325/the-gift-of-humility-colette-lafia/

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Elephant Journal: How to Ward off Bad Energy using Sage & Palo Santo.

Have you ever used a bundle of sage and palo santo to ward off the bad energy or envy and to fill yourself up with goodness?
You should, it really works! You light the bundle on fire to clear the energy in your physical space—and you can even sage yourself.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/06/how-to-ward-off-bad-energy-with-sage-palo-santo-video-shilamida-kupershteyn/

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MNN: How to identify a tree by its bark

Glance at a tree and you no doubt first look at its leaves. There are all sorts of interesting shapes and sizes, and often people will learn to recognize a species based on its leaf fingerprint. Other times, you can recognize a tree by its flowers.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blogs/how-identify-tree-its-bark

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EarthSky News: Come to know the Summer Triangle

We in the Northern Hemisphere can see the Summer Triangle for part of the night at any time of the year. But seeing it in summer is the most fun! As suggested by its name, the Summer Triangle is most prominent during the summer season, for us at mid-northern latitudes. Seeing the Summer Triangle again and again on summer nights is a deep pleasure that adds to the enjoyment of this season.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/summer-triangle-predominates-during-the-summer-seaso

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Patheos-Pagan: Spinning Without Motion Between Three Elements…

One looks with both eyes at the tip of the nose, sits upright in a comfortable position, and holds the heart to the centre in the midst of conditions. In Taoism, it is called the yellow castle, in Buddhism the centre of the midst of conditions. The two are the same. It does not necessarily mean the middle of the head.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/bythepalemoonlight/2019/06/spinning-without-motion-between-three-elements/

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Inner Journey:

LISTEN TO THE QUIET VOICE INSIDE

“To know how to choose a path with heart is to learn how to follow intuitive feeling.”
— Jean Shinoda Bolen

What ideas are teasing you these days?

Are you aware of any little gems floating around your consciousness these days? Charged little thoughts that beckon you to pay attention to them? Inspiration and intuition often bring powerful new ideas to us very subtly, very quietly. When you become aware of being teased by an idea, follow it!

“Get your ideas on paper and study them. Do not let them go to waste!”
— Les Brown

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Today’s Deity: Skadi (Norse)

Known as the snowshoe goddess, Skadi is the Norse giant goddess of winter, hunting, and skiing. She rules over mountains, wildernesses, winter, revenge, knowledge, damage, justice, and independence. Passionate in her pursuits, especially in the pursuit of justice, Skadi is also determined to live how she wants and not be told by the gods of Asgard.

https://norsegodsandgoddesses.net/goddesses/skadi/

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A Note from the Universe 

Sometimes when circumstances or disappointments bump you off track, it’s the beginning of an even bigger dream coming true, that could not have come true on the track you were on.

Yeah, always.

Always, always –

The Universe

tut.com

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Daily Tarot: The Sun

Not only may you be inherently happy today, you’ll be able to explore all manner of intellectual problems, puzzles, and concerns. Great satisfaction can come from even the smallest insight, and if you can connect with the right person, you may have a conversation that will enrich and inform you for months to come. You may be attracted to more difficult problems today, and you’ll be up to the challenge.

astrology.com

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Today’s Recipe: Fresh Mango Shake

A mango shake is a refreshing drink for summers and extremely simple to make!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Fresh-Mango-Shake.html

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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
June 25 2019 

Colors

“Red has been praised for its nobility of the color of life. But the true color of life is not red. Red is the color of violence, or of life broken open, edited, and published.” -Alice Meynell, The Color of Life, 1896

I don’t think there are any “bad” colors – just different emotions and connotations that we associate with them, just like we do with anything else. Red it interesting that way- it’s vibrant and bold – and yet can signal danger, and heat. Like anything, it’s our own perception that we impose on it.

-Lissa Coffey

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Pioneer Thinking: DIY Lip Balm Recipes

These homemade recipes don’t contain preservatives, artificial colors or sweeteners. They are made with natural wax, oils and essential oils. If you can follow a simple recipe then you will have no problem making your own lip balms. Try these lip moisturizing recipes

https://pioneerthinking.com/delicious-lip-balm-recipes

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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)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/SacredSpirals/

We Change: Cat’s Angel Message for December 24, 2018 

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We Change: Cat’s Angel Message for December 24, 2018 

December’s Theme: Pay close attention to recurring thoughts and ideas. These messages and clues will assist you to make improvements in your life. Taking action will aid in manifestation.


Goes the song, “we change, we change.” But the music is still mine. – Mary Anne Radmacher


1224:  We receive guidance from our angels everyday but it is up to us to listen and use that guidance to our benefit. This guidance will be valuable today as we continue working with faith. Our faith is also creating positive change in our lives and the angels want you to know that you are making good progress. However, if you have been dragging your feet and fighting the necessary changes (due to fear and lack of confidence) the angels want you know that there is still time to make things happen. Asking the angels for assistance offers a double benefit, it allows the angels to help you and allows you reap fruits of your labor. Listen to the guidance that you receive as well as your intuition and welcome the change that brings new things to your life!


Continue working with the Ascended Master Jesus to boost faith. You can also call upon Archangel Michael to promote needed direction, courage and self esteem. Archangel Sandalphon delivers our prayers and requests to the Angels and Ascended Masters who can best assist us and Archangel Zadkiel fills us with compassion and shows us the path to forgiveness.


Our Sacred Stone for today is Pietersite (The Tempest Stone). Use this stone to help access our intuition and create a link to a loving level of guidance. It helps us to rid ourselves of negative energy and replaces it with calm.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 24, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 24, 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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Over! the sweet summer closes,
The reign of the roses is done.
–Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–92)

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Spiritual Unite: These Are The Best And The Worst Matches For Your Zodiac Sign

We’re all looking for the perfect relationship, but is there such a thing? Relationships are hard and take both time and effort to maintain, especially if you and your partner have different values. Compatibility in love is everything when it comes to long-term relationships, so to make sure you don’t end up in a bad relationship, we bring you the …

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/these-are-the-best-and-the-worst-matches-for-your-zodiac-sign/

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MBG: A Crystal Ritual For People Who Don’t Believe In Crystal Rituals

I’ll admit it: Until pretty recently, I found the idea of using crystals as anything but jewelry or decorative bookends pretty ridiculous. How could little rocks possibly have any sort of magical powers—able to somehow pull you closer to the dream life that played on a projector in your head? The whole thing sounded very Disney Channel Original movie, and while I respected those who worked with crystals, I decided I was most definitely not one of them.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/fall-equinox-crystal-ritual

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Daily Good: The Psychology of Self-Righteousness

“When it comes to moral judgments, we think we are scientists discovering the truth, but actually we are lawyers arguing for positions we arrived at by other means.” The surprising psychology behind morality is at the heart of social psychologist Jonathan Haidt’s research. He explains “liberal” and “conservative” not narrowly or necessarily as political affiliations, but as personality types ways of moving through the world. His self-described “conservative-hating, religion-hating, secular liberal instincts” have been challenged by his own studies. { read more }

http://www.dailygood.org/story/1865/jonathan-haidt-the-psychology-of-self-righteousness-on-being/

Be The Change

Challenge your own judgements of other people this week. See what insights surface in the process.

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Elephant Journal: 6 Daily Positive Actions for when Life isn’t quite Working Out.

Have you ever had these huge goals (for your career, relationships, or health) that feel really far away?
And even though they feel far away, you know that you’re going to live that life one day, and so you start to feel unhappy with the life you’re living now?

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/09/6-daily-positive-actions-for-when-life-isnt-quite-working-out/

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MNN: Green Bay shelter volunteer naps with cats — and inspires amazing donations

About six months ago, Terry Lauerman, a retired teacher, walked into Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary in Green Bay, Wisconsin, and asked if he could volunteer. He just wanted to brush cats.

Read more………….

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EarthSky News: Harvest Moon 2018 coming up September 24-25

Here in the Northern Hemisphere, we call the full moon closest to the autumn equinox the Harvest Moon. Depending on your time zone, 2018’s autumn equinox for the Northern Hemisphere comes on September 22 or 23. And the September full moon comes on the night of September 24 for the Americas, and on September 25 for much of the rest of the world. Thus, for the Northern Hemisphere, this upcoming full moon – the full moon closest to our autumn equinox – is our Harvest Moon.

http://earthsky.org/astronomy-essentials/harvest-moon-2

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Patheos-Pagan: Seeking Silence, Seeking Power

Inner silence is about stopping the self-talk that, in the long run, keeps us stuck in who we are. This is both an extremely difficult thing to accomplish, and one that is basic to many deeper practices.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/theothersideofthehedge/2018/09/seeking-silence-seeking-power/

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Inner Journey: REALLY BE THERE FOR ANOTHER

“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. You can see that when you think how the friends that really listen to us are the ones we move toward, and we want to sit in their radius as though it did usgood, like ultraviolet rays.”
— Brenda Ueland

How well do we communicate with others? Often, when we are interacting with others, our attention in both speaking and listening is focused on meeting our own needs.

Our communication skills improve when we can open to be aware of the needs of the other person. When we listen, we can release the filters that serve our own needs for security and receive the message with our compassionate heart. And when we speak, we can choose words that the listener is able to receive. True communication happens when we harmonize with the other individual.

“So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.”
— Jiddu Krishnamurti

“The first duty of love is to listen.”
— Paul Tillich

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A Note from the Universe

The odd thing about inspiration is that it often comes after, not before, a new journey is started.

Yippee ki-yay!

Universe
tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

It seems I’m the only quinoa fan in my family. Sometimes that causes me to have leftover quinoa hanging around. One way to get my family to enjoy some of this high fiber, vitamin-packed grain is to put it into breakfast bars. This recipe uses leftover or freshly cooked quinoa, and makes a great grab-and-go breakfast treat that everyone loves!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Blueberry-Quinoa-Breakfast-Bars.html

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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
September 24, 2018 

Relationships

“Intimate relationships cannot substitute for a life plan. But to have any meaning or viability at all, a life plan must include intimate relationships.”

-Harriet Lerner, Dance of Intimacy (1989)

The purpose of relationships, like just about anything in this life, is for us to learn more about ourselves and who we really are. That is why intimate relationships teach us so much. When we truly open ourselves up and express our feelings we feel closer to God. We become aware of our own vulnerability, and our own divinity.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 6 Things to Do When You’re Feeling Down
What can you do to pull yourself back from the abyss of despair? Here is a list to help you get back on track.

http://www.beliefnet.com/inspiration/galleries/6-things-to-do-when-youre-feeling-down.aspx?source=NEWSLETTER&nlsource=6&ppc=&utm_campaign=Angel&utm_source=NL&utm_medium=newsletter

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About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.

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Thought For The Day: February 27, 2018 “Communication”

Happy Tuesday ,

We communicate with people everyday in both verbal and non verbal ways and it’s important in our relationships with others and with ourselves. The thing I notice is that most people are too caught up in themselves and their own drama to communicate in a positive manner with others. Listening is part of good communication it shows that you value the person who is speaking. Remember that words have value even if you don’t agree with them.

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Cat’s Bits for Dec. 31- Jan 6, 2018: January’s Full “Wolf” Moon

CBP January

Cat’s Bits for Dec. 31- Jan 6, 2018

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January Events:

Jan. 1: Happy New Year!

Jan. 1: Full “Cold” Moon at 9:24 pm EST

Jan.15: Martin Luther King Day

Jan. 16: New Moon at 9:17 pm EST

Jan. 19: Sun Enters Aquarius 10:09 pm EST

Jan. 21: Celtic Tree Month of Rowan begins

Jan. 31: Blue Moon and Lunar Eclipse at 8:27 am EST

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January Correspondences:
Nature Spirits: Brownies and Gnomes
Sacred Herbs: Cones, Nuts, Holy Thistle, Marjoram
Colors: Blue-Violet, Black, White
Flowers: Crocus and Snowdrop
Tree: Birch
Animals: Coyote and Fox
Birds: Blue Jay and Pheasant
Power Flow: Sluggish, below the surface, beginning and conceiving. Protection and reversing spells. Conserving energy by working on personal problems that involve no one else. Getting your various bodies to work smoothly together for the same goals.
(Moon Magick, DJ Conway)
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January’s Full “Wolf” Moon
Monday, January 1, 2018 at
6;24 pm PST
7:24 pm MST
9:24 p.m. EDT

Welcome to January, the first month of the new year. On Monday, January 1st we celebrate the Wolf Moon. The Native Americans named this moon the Wolf Moon because during the long dark nights the wolves were hungry and would often howl outside the lodges of the people. Other names for this full moon include the Cold Moon, Winter Moon (Colonial), Holiday Moon (China), Quiet Moon (Celtic), Ice Moon (neo Pagan), Disting Moon, Moon of Little Winter and the Chaste Moon.

This year our January moon is in Cancer.  This may be an emotional time since Cancer deals with things on the emotional level. One of the keys to this moon lies in listening. If you can be a good listener you may learn some things about yourself and your own inner workings as well as helping someone else. We may also feel the need to stay close to home or if we are away from home become homesick. House blessings, comfort foods, comfy pajamas may also be on the docket.  This is also a wonderful time for introspection so don’t be afraid to get to know yourself or your Goddess a little better! This moon is a good time for magical workings involving hearth and home, as well as inner exploration, spiritual advancement and developing closer relations with your chosen deities.

The January moon traditionally honored the Chinese deity Ch’ang-O,  who was the goddess of the bedchamber and the protector of children. Other goddesses for January  include Freya, Inanna, Hera, Sinn and Sarasvati. To honor this moon try wearing the colors white, black and silver and adorning yourself with hematite, garnet, jet, onyx or chrysoprase.

The Full Moon itself offers  powerful energy for rituals of prophecy, divination and protection. Any spell-work that requires extra energy, such as finding a new job or healing serious conditions, is best begun during the full moon. Also for love, gaining sacred knowledge, legal matters, attracting money and prophetic dreams.

Bright Blessings for a Magickal Week!

Cat

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(C) L Bolotin/Cat

Laura (Cat) Bolotin has been following an eclectic pagan/spiritual path for over 25 years. She currently lives in Western Colorado where she enjoys communing with nature, desert crawling, belly dancing, nature photography, jewelry crafting and writing stuff she hopes will help others along their path. She is married and owned by a “clowder” of cats.

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With Every Thought: Cat’s Angel Message for December 24 , 2017   

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With Every Thought: Cat’s Angel Message for December 24 , 2017   

December’s Theme:  Pay close attention to recurring thoughts and ideas. These messages and clues will assist you to make improvements in your life.

Every thought we think is creating our future.

Louise L. Hay

1224:  We receive guidance from our angels everyday but it is up to us to listen and use that guidance to our benefit. This guidance is valuable today as we continue working with faith. Our faith is also creating positive change in our lives and  the angels want you to know that you are making good progress. However, if you have been dragging your feet and fighting the necessary changes (due to fear and lack of confidence)  the angels want you know that there is still time to make things happen. Asking the angels for assistance offers a double benefit, it allows the angels to help you and allows you reap fruits of your labor. Listen to the guidance that you receive as well as your intuition and welcome the change that brings new things to your life!

Continue working with the Ascended Masters to boost faith or call you can call upon Archangel Michael to promote needed direction, courage and self esteem. Archangel Sandalphon delivers our prayers and requests to the Angels and Ascended Masters who can best assist us and Archangel Zadkiel fills us with compassion and shows us the path to forgiveness. Our Sacred Stone for today is Pietersite (The Tempest Stone). Use this stone to help access  our intuition and create a link to a loving level of guidance

 

Bright blessings for a magickal day!

Cat

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A Healing Wish: Cat’s Angel Message for December 19 , 2017 

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A Healing Wish: Cat’s Angel Message for December 19 , 2017   

December’s Theme:  Pay close attention to recurring thoughts and ideas. These messages and clues will assist you to make improvements in your life.

The wish for healing has always been half of health.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

1219: Spirituality and our own innate healing abilities are the groundwork for today’s message. The Universe is gently reminding us that qualified to help and heal both ourselves and others. This process starts with you and you must have the motivation and willingness to start the process and to keep it going. The important thing about self-healing is to keep in mind that we are always a work in progress and that healing the self is never a one time thing.  If you are working with others the key lies in listening and remembering that we are not here to FIX them. The truth is that if a someone has a problem they are not usually looking for you to fix it they simply need to talk it out. By allow your spiritual nature to come forward as you perform the simple act of  giving someone your undivided attention and really hearing them (even if you can’t do much else) is extremely helpful. Within each of us resides the divine power that enables us to heal. Don’t be stingy about helping others or yourself and the benefits will return  tenfold.

 Archangel Raphael supports and assists healing of all kinds. He can show you the way to helping yourself and others. The Ascended Master Padre Pio also helps us with healing through forgiveness and spiritual growth and the Hindu god Ganesh is best known to bring prosperity, however he is also the remover of obstacles, those that life drops in our path and those we create for ourselves. Our Sacred Stones are Moonstone and Rose Quartz. Both have wonderful personal healing energies and both promote caring and compassion. For an extra boost add a Quartz Crystal to the mix to boost the overall energy.
Bright blessings for a magickal day!

Cat

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