Cat’s Morning Bits for March 22, 2021
Good Morning Beautiful Souls and welcome to a new year! 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.
March is named after Mars, the Roman god of war. This was the time of year to resume military campaigns that had been interrupted due to winter. (brownielocks.com)
March 2 Dr. Seuss Day
March 3 World Wildlife Day
March 4 World Book Day
March 13 New Moon 2:21 am PST/ 3:21 am MST/ 5:21 am EST
March 14 Daylight Savings begins 2 am
March 17 St. Patrick’s Day
March 18 Celtic Month of Alder begins
March 20 Spring Equinox / Ostara
March 20 World Storytelling Day
March 25 World Tolkein Reading Day
March 28 Full Storm Moon 11:48 am PST/ 12:48 pm MST/ 2:48 pm EST
Spirit Library: Horizons Are Expanding (a message from Kate Spreckley)
We are transforming from the inside out which is creating a profound shift in how we operate in our world. How we view ourselves and our reality is changing unlocking new opportunities and new potentials.
The Green Witch: Pine Needle Tea | Wild Foraged Tea
Spiritual Unite: NUMBER 60 MEANING – NURTURE THE YOUNG
The number 60, meaning derives from its numerological essence and other factors to do with its numerology analysis.
ThoughtCo: Owl Folklore and Legends, Magic and Mysteries
Owls are a bird that features prominently in the myths and legends of a variety of cultures. These mysterious creatures are known far and wide as symbols of wisdom, omens of death, and bringers of prophecy
Patheos / New Visions: About Your Aura
Throughout the ages artists have depicted the aura as a halo or glowing light that appears around the heads or bodies of highly evolved spiritual masters and saints
Spirituality & Health: Design Your Optimal Sacred Space
Tune into your chakra to design your optimal sacred space. First find your major chakra, then discover the aesthetic that fits that chakra’s energy
MBG: 5 Ways To Ring In Aries Season (AKA Your Astrological New Year)
The Sun visits a new zodiac sign every 30 days or so. During each “season” everyone feels the influence of the prevailing astrological energy. Aries season 2021 begins March 20 and ends April 19. Since Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, it is considered the astrological New Year.
Oshun/Osun by ELLA ANDALL
Praising the Spirit of the River. Oriki Osun
Elephant Journal: Kintsugi: The Japanese Art of Celebrating Brokenness
Idling my time away on a lazy Sunday afternoon, I came across a term called Kintsugi: the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery, and it just stuck with me.
Treehugger: 8 Iconic Plants and Trees That Herald Spring
When we say that spring is in the air, we may be referring to higher temperatures or warmer rays of sunshine. But it might also refer to the freshness that arrives when tiny plants break through the frozen ground and bring specks of green, purple and yellow to the gray, post-winter landscape.
EarthSky News: Moon and Winter Circle on March 21 and 22
Now spring has arrived for the Northern Hemisphere (and autumn for the Southern Hemisphere). Yet – on March 21 and 22, 2021 – the waxing moon is moving inside a large circular (or hexagonal) star pattern, known as the Winter Circle (or Winter Hexagon).
Patheos-Pagan: The Corner Crone: The Dancing Energy Exchange
In the early 1980s, right around the time I was beginning to explore witchcraft, I read a book that transformed the way I viewed the world and All That Is. Was it Margot Adler’s Drawing Down the Moon? Starhawk’s The Spiral Dance?
Pagan Playlist: Celtic Heartbeat “Legend of Cuan”
Inner Journey: DO YOU BELIEVE IN YOURSELF?
“We cannot rise higher than our thought of ourselves.”
— Orison Swett Marden
What do you believe about yourself?
If you are experiencing a lack of something in your life, chances are that you hold a belief in your subconscious that says you aren’t worthy of having that quality. Write in your journal the answer to these questions for yourself:
• Where are you not good enough, not worthy enough?
• How willing are you to receive?
“We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
— e. e. cummings
A Note from the Universe
If you didn’t do what you wish you had done, or if you did do what you wish you hadn’t, may I suggest that back then you were simply acting on instinct, and that it served you well?
Particularly knowing, as I know, how else things could have gone and how well you’ve done for yourself.
Oh yeah we are so proud.
Today’s Recipe: Make-Ahead Blueberry-Cinnamon Muffins
This recipe allows you to make the muffin batter the night before, then bake it the next morning–perfect for fresh, on-the-go muffins! Make sure not to overmix the batter as that will create dense muffins that won’t rise well. The batter will last in the fridge up to 5 days which means you can make a few muffins at a time over the course of a few days, if you desire.
Magical Correspondences for Monday
Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise
Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Star Sign: Cancer
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood
Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth
Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.
March 22, 2021
“You may have heard people repeat what I have said, ‘Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration.’ Yes, sir, it’s mostly hard work.”
-Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931)
Often we associate genius with intelligence. But according to Edison, it is much more than that. There are a lot of really smart people in this world – but how many of them really channel that intelligence into something bigger than themselves? How many can say that they have worked so hard that their efforts have created something that benefits all of mankind? These are the true geniuses.
-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com
Daily Tarot: The High Priestess
Even if it’s a busy day at work or with loved ones, it may still be an introspective kind of day when you need to frequently take a quiet moment to reflect. Be organized and perform your tasks well, but also find those quiet instances when you can make sense of your feelings and impressions. You can get a great deal done today, and feel inwardly satisfied about it.
About Cat’s Morning Bits: These daily post are reblogged from various email newsletters that I receive each day.
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