Cat’s Morning Bits for May 30 , 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.
And Spring arose on the garden fair,
Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere.
-Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)
Pioneer Thinking: Attracting Hummingbirds and Get One to Land on Your Hand
You may have observed hummingbirds in the wild, but you can increase your chances of seeing these delicate dynamos at home. You can even get one to land on your hand, with patience and persistence. However, before that can happen, you need to transform your backyard into a hummingbird haven.
Spiritual Unite: In Depth Meaning Of Mind Body Soul Connection
The mind-body-soul connection is the thing that is present inside us since our birth. It is the unseen connection that forms the basis of your whole life. But most people are not aware of it. It is the most beneficial connection that you can have in a lifetime, and its knowingness could transform your life completely.
MBG: A Mind-Body Routine To Balance Your Chakras This Spring
Remember when you were a kid and would wander and play with nothing but your imagination for hours until dinner was ready? Let’s make this the spring that brings that childhood wonder back to life.
Spirituality & Health: 8 Little Ways to Practice Nonviolence
“Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with me,” goes the 1955 song. I’ve always liked that: the idea that the responsibility for sowing peace starts within each of us. Or, as Harry S. Truman would say, “The buck stops here.” After all, we can’t control how our kids behave in Aisle 4. We can’t control what gestures the guy in the next car is making. We can only control that little furnace of peace inside ourselves, stoke it, and hope enough of us can join our light together in the darkness. Here are a few small ways to practice personal nonviolence
Elephant Journal: “I Await a Protector”—a Poem about Women’s Rights in Ireland.
Not in the shape of a patronus, I have those
but solely in the form of basic human kindness
For the sake of survival.
Without the fear
Without the judgement: pure.
MNN: Researchers discover Europe’s oldest tree — and it’s still growing
Ancient pine in Pollino National Park is 1,230 years old.
A weather-beaten pine clinging to a rocky slope in Italy is being called the oldest tree in Europe ever to be scientifically dated.
According to a new paper published in the journal Ecology, the species of Heldreich’s pine, nicknamed “Italus” by researchers, is at least 1,230 years old. Even more surprising, despite lacking a substantial canopy, this particular pine appears to be thriving, with heavy ring growth added to its trunk over the last several decades.
EarthSky News: Moon, Saturn close on May 30 and 31
Around the world these next few evenings – May 30 and 31, 2018 – look for the waning gibbous moon and the planet Saturn to climb above your southeast horizon a few to several hours after sunset. In the Northern Hemisphere, that’ll be mid-to-late evening (10 to 11 p.m. local daylight-saving time; 9 to 10 p.m. local standard time).
Patheos-Pagan: The Cartomancer: Eating the Ancestors
It’s been two years since I started writing for Patheos. As I’m not the type who concerns herself with stats, how many views, and all that brouhaha, I don’t think much of ‘what people think’.
My sole aim is to say something that inspires others, particularly to think about how we internalize what we’re told.
Inner Journey: Open to the new
“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.”
— Alvin Toffler
How willing are you to learn something new? How open are you to new perspectives?
When we are open, we are willing to move to places we’ve never been before. We are willing to continually review our belief systems so we can test out new ideas.
Be open to seeing things:
– from another’s point of view,
– from a higher and more inclusive perspective
– with a beginner’s attitude of wonder.
“I am always in quest of being open to what the universe will bring me.”
— Jill Bolte Taylor
A Note from the Universe
What if I told you that you couldn’t have anymore of anything… no more friends, no more money, no more anything, until you first got happy with what you have?
Easy to change,
Today’s Recipe: Strawberry Lime Punch
The sweet tangy flavor of this punch is sure to please your family or guests.
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)
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
May 30, 2018
For you, the world is weird because if you’re not bored with it you’re at odds with it. For me the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable. I want to convince you that you must learn to make every act count, since you are going to be here for only a short while; in fact, too short for witnessing all the marvels of it.” -Don Juan (Carlos Castaneda)
That’s the kind of world I want to live in, one that is “stupendous, awesome, mysterious and unfathomable!” Imagine having that on a travel brochure? We’d all want to go to a place like that! And here we are! Do we recognize it, do we experience it every day? Do we make every act count? Every moment count? This is our world, this is our moment. Embrace it!
Beliefnet: 3 Simple steps to living a Spiritual Life
At some point we all begin to look at ourselves and ask if there is something more than just our physical/material world and thus the quest for a more spiritual life begins! Everything in life is spiritual….
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