Preparing For Autumn: Cat’s Angel Message for September 19, 2021

Preparing For Autumn: Cat’s Angel Message for September 19, 2021

September’s Theme: “What Do I Want?” “What do I need?” These are questions that we often ask ourselves. So as we head into Autumn and the time of introspection dig deep and harvest the answers that will help you on your path.

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Finding peace in the smallest and simplest of things begins at home. ~Cat

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Today’s Message: Preparing For Autumn

919: Making your home a safe haven filled with loving, healing energy is our focus for today. As we get closer to the Autumn Equinox the angels are asking us to create a peaceful realm that we can look forward to entering at the end of the day. Home is our sanctuary, one that provides a respite from outside stress for both you and your loved ones. Maybe it’s time to do some space clearing, make peace with a family member, make a comfort meal or even do a little pre-fall cleaning. Remember that little things matter and quite often make the biggest impact especially at home. Use this energy to prepare for the up coming cycles.

Today’s Spirit Helpers include:

Archangel Chamuel helps us in creating and maintaining strong and loving relationships. While this includes the one we have with ourselves and our own spiritual nature, it helps our relationships with others as well. Ask him to help you create an atmosphere of peace, love, and togetherness. His goal is to help us to build a strong foundation from which we can create our personal evolution.

The Ascended Master Buddha helps us to find our “Attitude of Gratitude”.By acknowledging what we have to be grateful for we are filled with joy and inner peace which encourages positive flow. He also reminds us of the important balance between giving and receiving. When we are balanced we find the patience and inner peace we need to go with the flow and can help us embrace the “Tiny Miracles” in our lives as well.

The Roman Goddess Vesta who oversees hearth and home. She helps us to clear space (both in our physical home and our inner home) to make room for new things and teaches us the value of letting go of what we no longer need. ” If something does not make your heart sing put it where it belongs or set it free. This will clear your inner and outer sacred space. Then open the doors and invite the new blessings inside.”

Today’s Sacred Stones include:

Chalcedony that brings mind, body, spirit and emotions into harmony by calming fear, anger or self doubt. It also promotes good feeling towards self and others.

Rose Quartz brings inner peace and harmony. The energy of this stone is very soothing and can help calm frazzled nerves. It helps to promote the softer, move loving view that we need to embrace gratitude, it soothes and clears the emotions and fills us with loving compassion. It works with the heart chakra to gently wash away negative feelings that we harbor against ourselves and lifts the emotions to promote joy and peace. It opens our heart and shows us the love in relationships and situations, which helps us find a balancing point Use this gentle stone to shower yourself with loving care and to send healing to those little places that most need it.

Spirit Quartz is a crystal of peace. It helps to resolve arguments and helps to restore a harmonious energy to the home.
especially in the home environment, and restores harmony to the household by enhancing our sense of belonging. This crystal also promotes teamwork, patience, and abundance

Blessings for a magickal day! Cat

I invite you to share my work as long as no changes are made and 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 July 22, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 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.

Blessings, Cat

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July Events

July is the seventh month of the year in the Julian calendar. The month of July was previously called Quintilis in Latin as it was the fifth month in the ancient Roman calendar. The name of the month was changed to July in honor of Julius Caesar during the Julian calendar reform.
timeanddate.com

July 4 Independence Day

July 8 Celtic Tree Month of Holly begins

July 9 New Moon at 6:16 pm PST/ 7:16 pm MST/ 9:16 pm EST

July 23 Full Blessing Moon at 7:36 pm PST/ 8:36 pm MST/ 10:36 pm EST


Spirit Library: Harness Your Energy (a message from Kate Spreckley)

The process of transformation is often unpredictable, confusing and uncomfortable as we are driven to shed the past and open to the new. The past few weeks have seen a definite increase in intensity which, is facilitating the release of many of the old structures that have governed our world.

Read more….

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Kalevala (epic folk metal)

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Spiritual Unite: LYNX SPIRIT ANIMAL MEANING – USE YOUR PATIENCE
The Lynx spirit animal appears in your life when there are hidden forces in your life.

Lynx spirit animal symbolizes:

Perception and the unseen.
Loyalty.
Growth and skill.

Read more….

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ThoughtCo: How to Cleanse or Purify a Sacred Space

In many magical traditions, it is considered important to purify or cleanse a space before any sort of ritual can take place. There are several different ways of doing this, and how you do it will depend in part upon the rules or guidelines of your tradition. If you’re a solitary, or your tradition is eclectic, then you may choose the method that works best for you.

Read more….

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Patheos / New Visions 6 Spiritual Lessons Our Cats Can Teach Us
TOM RAPSAS

Are you a dog person or a cat person? Most people fall into one camp or the other. I am proudly a cat person, not that it has always been that way. I started out as a dog person.

Read more….

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MBG: What Each Sign Should Know About The Upcoming Full Moon In Aquarius

July’s full moon in Aquarius is hitting the sky this Friday night at 10:37 p.m. EDT, and that means something a bit different for each of the 12 zodiac signs. To find out how each sign should approach this full moon, we got the AstroTwins’ take. Here’s what they had to say.

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Spirituality & Health: Form a Goddess Circle, Find Your Sacred Self BY WINTER ROSS
From small sisterhoods of support to full-fledged ceremonies to the unity of all things, there’s a Goddess circle for you.

Read more……

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Today’s DIY: How to make a Corn Dolly for Lammas, Mabon, Samhain, Magical Crafting

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Elephant Journal: 6 Louise Hay Self-Affirmations to Rewire Unhealthy Thinking Patterns.

I’m really good at beating myself up.
Always have been. In fact, I’m a pro.

I can nitpick every single one of my flaws for hours on end, I need to get everything right the first time round and God forbid I make any mistakes. Yup, I’m the type-A perfectionist overachieving woman.

Read more….

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Treehugger: Get Way Up Close and Personal With Beluga Whales

People aren’t the only ones traveling this summer. In July and August, more than 57,000 beluga whales will migrate from the Arctic to the warmer waters of the Churchill River in Manitoba, Canada.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: Jupiter At Opposition On August 19-20, Now At Its Best

In 2021, mighty Jupiter will be in opposition to the sun on the night of August 19-20. That’s when Earth will fly between the sun and Jupiter. Our faster motion will place Jupiter opposite the sun in our sky. Jupiter is always bright, but it’s brightest at opposition, or near opposition. In late July and early August, you’ll find Jupiter easily as a blazing light, rising in the east not long after sunset. But Jupiter at opposition will be rising in the east at sunset. It’ll be shining in our sky like a tiny sun, all night long

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Miracles, Myths, and Magic
JOHN BECKETT

I recently receives a comment that was more of a question for the next Conversations Under the Oaks (and that’s a perfectly acceptable thing to do, in case you’re wondering.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Japanese Fantasy Music – Bushido

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Inner Journey: Play with the growth journey!

“Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.”
— Max Eastman

Banish bad baggage, backward beliefs, boring boundaries, big blocks and belittling blame by building your beingness bridge by becoming a beautiful, bold, balanced, broadminded, boundless being.

“If life doesn’t offer a game worth playing, then invent a new one.”
— Anthony J. D’Angelo

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Not what you should do, but what you want to do; let this be your guiding light, forevermore.

I see you shining,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Offerings for Aphrodite and Apollo (from The Kitchen Witch Cook Book)
Hey everyone! I’m back, and I have a suggestion/idea for offerings to Apollo and Aphrodite. This is really easy to make, and uses things almost everyone has access to! You can offer these to the gods/dedicate it to them and use it to make specialized teas!

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Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Magickal Intentions: Love, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers and Matters of the Heart

Element: Earth


Incense: Strawberry, Sandalwood, Rose, Saffron and Vanilla
Planet: Venus
Star Signs: Libra and Taurus
Angel: Ariel
Power Colors: Green, Pink, Aqua
Herbs & Plants: Pink Rose, Ivy, Birch, Heather, Clematis, Sage, Violet and Water Lilly

Sacred Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmarosa, Rose, Yarrow

Deities include Aphrodite, Eros, Freya, Venus


Friday is ruled by Venus. It’s energies are warm, sensuous, and fulfilling. Efforts that involve any type of pleasure, comfort, and luxury, as well as the arts, music, or aroma (incense and perfume) can be done on this day. As Venus lends its sensuous influences to the energies of this day, use it for any magical work that deals with matters of the heart.

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Daily Wisdom
July 22, 2021

Names
“What signifies knowing the Names,
if you know not the Natures of things.”

-Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)


It’s fascinating when we look at the etymology behind words. So many words really match the object they represent. When we look at the botanical names of plants, we find that the Latin root refers to the nature of the particular flower. I love reading baby name books because they lend insight into the origin of a person’s name. As we grow, our name changes and evolves with us. We may have a nick-name when we’re little, and choose something more formal when we get older. We may pick up names given to us by our friends and loved-ones. Many of us change our names when we marry. And when we have children, we take on the name “Mom” or “Dad.” I know several people who have chosen a new name for themselves to reflect who they are today. It’s our prerogative, since we know ourselves best.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The World

Great wealth is available to you today. It may not be monetary, but some of it just may be. Look around you, do your best, and take measure of all the opportunities that are being given to you today. This might be the start of an upturn in your well-being and status with co-workers or family members. Feel rich and blessed. The World says you are!

astrology.com

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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/

Cat’s Morning Bits for May 27, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 27, 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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I think if you listen closely
In the sweet, glad days of spring,
With the song of the brook,
the breeze and the birds,
You can hear the flowers sing.
-Helen Isabel Moorhouse (b.1876

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Spirit Library: Pure Potentiality (a message from Kate Spreckley)

We are in the midst of a profound and mysterious transformation, a time of pure potentiality, which is urging us to reframe our life, to question our reality, our expectations and our attachments.

Read more….

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Wise Woman Herbal Ezine: Making Springtime Wild Herb Vinegars
by Corinna Wood 

“Chickweed is back! Spring is here!” My three-year-old delightedly munches the luscious green shoots, and offers me a handful. Chickweed’s return means it’s time to make medicines again, starting with vinegars in April and May.

Read more…..

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ThoughtCo: Angel Colors: The Light Rays of Archangels

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet are the shimmering colors of the rainbow that often inspire people with their beauty. But some people see more than just refracted light in the rainbow’s colors and more than just sunlight in the white light around them. They see rays that represent different ways that angels work in people’s lives.

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MBG: 5 Mantras & Affirmations To Say While Smudging, Based On Your Intention

Smudging with sage is a popular way to clear negative energy and invite positivity into your home. Brought to us by shamans and indigenous peoples around the world, it’s important to always conduct this ritual with respect and reverence. To make your energy clearing more sacred and impactful, it can help to say a prayer, mantra, or affirmation as you go.

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Daily Dream Meaning: Earthquake

1. If you live in an area prone to earthquakes and are used to them, this dream indicates minor difficulties that need to be resolved.
2. If you live in a place where earthquakes are rare, this dream implies a sudden and totally unexpected change in your circumstances – which could require some difficult adjustments at first, but will, in the long run, end in success and good fortune.

astrology.com

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Daily Good: Contact with the Sacred

With spectacular visual images, this film reminds us of the necessity of connecting with the sacred in everyday life. It honors the sacred through sensory feelings of connection, with both the vast expanses such as mountain tops and waterfalls, and with the single dandelion sending its seeds into the future. This connection is further enhanced by the peaceful music that accompanies the images, providing a total experience of having touched the sacred.{ read more }

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Today’s DIY: Miniature Fairy Garden House No.5 – Craft DIY Idea – Air Dry Clay Tutorial

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Elephant Journal: Two Buddhist Steps to Cultivate Gentleness toward Yourself.

“There’s nothing more important on our spiritual path than developing gentleness to oneself.”

This key practice translates into gentleness toward others and will result in a more meaningful and fulfilling life that will benefit ourselves and our world.

Read more….

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MNN: Why flowering meadows are better than lawns
Grassy habitats can provide important ‘ecosystem services’ to people, scientists say, as long as they have the right kind of biodiversity.

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EarthSky News: Moon, in Gemini, points to Mercury and Venus

As darkness falls on May 26, 2020, the moon lies in front of the constellation Gemini the Twins. The lit side of the waxing crescent moon points right at the planets Mercury and Venus. Will you see both planets as shown on our chart above? Maybe.

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Patheos-Pagan: The Magic of Birthday Candles

Birthday candles are quite handy when it comes to spellwork.

Many spells call for chime candles or tea lights, but I’ve found that birthday candles are a better fit for many spells. Here are some of the ways you can use the energy of these special candles in your magic.

Read more…

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Pagan Playlist: Sacred Spirit – Prayer for the Four Directions

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Inner Journey:

LIVE YOUR OWN LIFE

“We don’t always know what makes us happy. We know, instead, what we think SHOULD. We are baffled and confused when our attempts at happiness fail…We are mute when it comes to naming accurately our own preferences, delights, gifts, talents. The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people’s expectations. The tongue of the original self is the language of the heart.”
— Julia Cameron

We are each unique beings with a unique path in life. If we wish to be fulfilled, we need to go to our own hearts for direction. We might regularly ask ourselves:
• “What do I really want to do?”
• “What brings me greatest happiness?”
• “How can I bring more of these into my life?”

Life wants us to go for what brings us most joy and meaning.

“It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. …I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing.”
— Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“Let me listen to me and not to them.”
— Gertrude Stein

“What you must dare is to be yourself.”
— Dag Hammarskjold

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

By surrendering the “cursed hows,”  (as in how your dreams will come true), to life’s magic, you not only free yourself up to imagine your dreams without fear, but you free me up to bring about those dreams much faster (as in double-pronto, zippy).

You lucky salt.

Tallyho,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Slow Cooker Creamy Chicken Taco Soup

“Reminiscent of the very popular dish King Ranch Chicken in the form a soup. With all the same flavors and the convenience of throwing everything into a slow cooker, this will also quickly become a favorite. Top with fried corn tortilla strips, if desired.”

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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
May 27, 2020

Genius
“When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.”

-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

 
We are so intricately connected with nature. And nature has so much organizing power and so much intelligence that we can tap into! We can harness that energy, we can flow with it and create anything we can imagine. We can work together with nature, for the good of nature, and all of us.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Justice

A past wrong against you might be set right today. It’s important that you give others a fair chance and don’t automatically discount what they have to say or offer. You don’t need to satisfy everyone but you do need to make the effort to let them have their say and their moment to contribute. Be confident and don’t feel threatened by anything.

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/

Finding Simplicity: Cat’s Angel Message for March 16, 2020

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Finding Simplicity: Cat’s Angel Message for March 16, 2020

March Theme: Manifesting our dreams and goal requires focus and clarity. By working on self-love we find the inner peace needed to navigate our path like a pro.


Three Rules of Work: Out of clutter find simplicity; From discord find harmony; In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. – Albert Einstein


316: It’s time for a little  “Multi-Level Spring Cleaning”. The angels are reminding us that it’s important to regularly clean out our emotional and spiritual selves as well as our physical world. Both of these clearing activities help us to make room for new abundance and growth. Continue the “Let It Go” process by making room in our physical realm. Take things that you no longer need/want or that are no longer relevant to who you are now, and re-gift, sell or donate.  This activity can also help us heal on the emotional and spiritual levels by bringing peace and closure.  Add to this a few positive thoughts regarding your material supply and know that you are being taken care of.


Today’s Spirit Helpers include:

Archangel Raziel can assist us in both embracing our unique divine magic and in the overall manifestation process. He tells us that growth and freedom can be found when we let go of what we have outgrown as well as our limiting self beliefs and fears all of which hold us back from achieving and creating the life we want.

The Himalayan Ascended Master Babaji helps us to achieve the personal and spiritual growth necessary for the letting go process. He assists us in detaching ourselves from both material things and things that no longer serve us. He teaches us that letting go is a form of simplifying your life. It frees your energy so that you can work on what’s important so that new blessings can be received.

The Roman goddess Vesta who oversees hearth and home helps us to clear space (both in our physical home and our inner home) to make room for new things and teaches us the value of letting go of what we no longer need. “ If something does not make your heart sing put it where it belongs or set it free. This will clear your inner and outer sacred space. Then open the doors and invite the new blessings inside.”


Our Sacred Stones for today include:

Prehnite, which is used in Feng Shui, to help us let go of the physical things we no longer need.

Okenite helps clear away obstacles and teaches us the important lesson that the universe is filled with unlimited possibilities when we allow ourselves to face and adapt to change. It helps us to find our inner strength so that we can finish what we start

Sandstone clears the mind of distractions and enhances overall creativity. It helps us to find the truth (in people and situations) which is essential to making good decisions.


Blessings for a magickal day! Cat


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Cat’s Morning Bits for February 28, 2020

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Cat’s Morning Bits for February 28, 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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Poor robin redbreast,
Look where he comes;
Let him in to feel your fire,
And toss him of your crumbs.
-Christina G. Rossetti (1830-94)

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Spiritual Unite: Leaf Symbolic Meaning – Life Giving And Taking

The symbolic meaning of the leaf and leaves is as old as time.
We can find extensive symbolism from cultures all around the world for the plants they grow.

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ThoughtCo: How To Properly Dispose of Ritual and Magic Tools

Sometimes, for whatever reason, you may decide that you have a ritual tool you no longer need. Perhaps you’ve got three athames too many, or someone has gifted you with a new chalice and you’re tired of the old one, or maybe that deck of Tarot cards just doesn’t speak to you the way it used to.

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MBG: Palo Santo: Uses, Benefits & How To Buy It Responsibly

Even if you couldn’t put a name to it at the time, you’ve probably enjoyed the signature scent of palo santo at some point. The sweet, smoky fragrance is an intoxicating go-to for anyone looking to cleanse and clear their space. But before going out and grabbing a palo santo stick or essential oil, it’s important to understand the history of this celebrated holy wood and how to use it in a respectful way.

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Today’s DIY: Birds Nest DIY – Easter Spring Craft to make

Let’s have fun making easy and budget friendly bird nest! I can guarantee it is the craft to have this spring. Easter nest diy. Spring crafts

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Elephant Journal: Toxic People, Energy Vampires & Empaths: How to Set Boundaries Compassionately.

“We need more boundaries in a world full of people with bad intentions.”
On my personal spiritual quest, I came across many paths and many answers (or at least what I’d thought would be the right answers). My sensitive soul sparkled and searched for divine connection, and with that came all the tribulations of an enlightening yet painful self-discovery journey.

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MNN: Feeling connected to nature makes children happier, too

There’s plenty of research demonstrating the link between being in nature and being happy, but most of the research has focused on adults.
In a new study published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology, researchers wanted to see if kids reap the same feel-good benefits from being in the great outdoors.

https://www.mnn.com/health/healthy-spaces/blogs/feeling-connected-nature-makes-children-happier

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EarthSky News: Looks like Earth has a new natural moon

The International Astronomical Union’s Minor Planet Center (MPC) announced late yesterday that Earth has a new “temporary captured object”: a tiny new moon apparently captured into Earth orbit three years ago. This object has been designated 2020 CD3. In a Minor Planet Electronic Circular (MPEC) for February 25, 2020, astronomers wrote that multiple observations confirmed:

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Patheos-Pagan: Our Gods Are Not Jealous Gods: The Importance of Building a Pagan Worldview

Once again I’m seeing people talking about how a certain God is angry with them for paying attention to other deities. Or how they’ve been told They want an exclusive relationship, and hinted that Bad Things will happen if They don’t get it.

Our Gods Are Not Jealous Gods: The Importance of Building a Pagan Worldview

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Inner Journey:

LOOK INSIDE FOR DIRECTION

“If you see your path laid out in front of you — Step one, Step two, Step three — you only know one thing… it is not your path. Your path is created in the moment of action. If you can see it laid out in front of you, you can be sure it is someone else’s path. That is why you see it so clearly.”
— Joseph Campbell

What? No one to follow? Now that’s a scary thought!

And yet, that’s what life asks each of us to do – to chart our own path. We are each unique. We’re told our uniqueness is our gift to the world. And so why would we even want to follow in someone else’s footsteps?

Can we trust ourselves to carve our own trail?

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

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe 

Fret not.

Time is on your side.

So are all the angels.

And “no” is never forever.

I got you, babe –

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Baked Chicken Parmesian Dip

Skip the soggy texture of traditional chicken Parmesan, and make this dip version instead. After draining our ricotta cheese overnight,

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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, Palmarosa, 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
February 28, 2020

Sharing

“No good thing is pleasant to possess without friends to share it.”

-Seneca the Younger (5? B.C. – A.D. 65)

What’s the point of having a big screen TV if you can’t have some friends over for an NBA play-offs party every once in awhile? I don’t think Seneca the Younger had that specifically in mind when he wrote this, but I’m sure they had something of the equivalent in his day! Whatever we have is more sweet when it is shared.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The World

Lucky you! The World card symbolizes freedom and well-being, which can both be obtained via working through existing romantic issues. The sense of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being you want from a relationship is yours for the taking, but you have to be willing to do the work it takes to not only get it but to keep it, too. An upcoming romantic adventure is linked to your success today.

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/

Cat’s Morning Bits for May 22, 2019

 

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Cat’s Morning Bits for May 22, 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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I think if you listen closely
In the sweet glad days of spring,
With the song of the brook, the breeze, and the birds,
You can hear the flowers sing.

-Helen Isabel Moorhouse (b. 1876)

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Spiritual Unite: Cleansing Negative Energy With Sea Salt – Ancestors Show The Way

Cleansing negative energy is a vital part of your spiritual health. One powerful way of cleansing this negative energy is with the use of sea salt, which is known for its ability to absorb negative energy.
There are many ways you can use sea salt to cleanse negative energy from yourself and your home

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/cleansing-negative-energy-with-sea-salt-ancestors-show-the-way/

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ThoughtCo: Myrrh 

If you do any work at all with aromatherapy, chances are good you’ve encountered the scent of myrrh at some point. Much like frankincense, myrrh is not an herb but a resin, and appears with some relevance in a number of religious and spiritual contexts.

https://www.learnreligions.com/myrrh-magic-and-folklore-2562032

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MBG: How To Make Your Midday Walk A More Mindful Experience, From A ‘Walking Professor’

To honor her new book, Afoot and Lighthearted: A Journal for Mindful Walking, I chatted with Whitehouse about why strolls can be so valuable in an academic setting and beyond. The conversation meandered like a good long walk tends to. Along the way, she shared why bringing a journal on a hike is a good idea, how to move without a destination in mind in a results-driven world, and how to make any walk a more mindful and meaningful experience. It left me wanting to drop everyone, leave my phone behind, and seek out the nearest trail.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-to-make-your-midday-walk-a-more-mindful-experience-from-a-walking-professor

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Pioneer Thinking: Lemon Drop Body Scrub

This scrub is gentle enough to use on your face. Be sure to avoid under eye area and use finger tips to gently massage the face and neck. Rinse off with damp cloth or in the shower.

https://pioneerthinking.com/lemon-drop-body-scrub

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MNN: Why do some people remember their dreams more than others?

When you wake up in the morning, what’s the last thing you remember? Is it your head hitting the pillow the night before or something odd or interesting that happened to you in a dream?

https://www.mnn.com/health/fitness-well-being/stories/why-do-some-people-remember-their-dreams-more-others

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EarthSky News: Meet Corvus the Crow

One of my favorite constellations, little squarish Corvus the Crow, can be found in the south after sunset at this time of year. It’s not far from the bright star Spica, the only bright star in the constellation Virgo. Learn more about how to find Spica.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/coming-to-know-corvus-the-crow

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Starlight Witch: You Don’t Have To Wait For The New Moon

Many people work with the cycles of the moon, growing their magic on the waxing moon and banishing on the waning moon. But it doesn’t have to be that way. You can banish on the waxing crescent. You can even manifest on the third quarter moon. The moon’s energy will work with you if it can. However, if it’s not in alignment with your goals, it certainly will not oppose you.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/starlight/2019/05/you-dont-have-to-wait-for-the-new-moon/

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Today’s Deity: Baba Yaga

In Russian folklore, Baba Yaga or Baba Jaga (UK: /ˌbɑːbə ˈjɑːɡə/; Russian: Баба Яга [ˈbabə jɪˈɡa]) is a supernatural being (or one of a trio of sisters of the same name) who appears as a deformed and/or ferocious-looking woman. In Russian fairytales Baba Yaga flies around in a mortar, wields a pestle, and dwells deep in the forest in a hut usually described as standing on chicken legs. Baba Yaga may help or hinder those that encounter or seek her out and may play a maternal role and has associations with forest wildlife. According to Vladimir Propp’s folktale morphology, Baba Yaga commonly appears as either a donor, villain, or may be altogether ambiguous.
Andreas Johns identifies Baba Yaga as “one of the most memorable and distinctive figures in eastern European folklore,” and observes that she is “enigmatic” and often exhibits “striking ambiguity.” Johns summarizes Baba Yaga as “a many-faceted figure, capable of inspiring researchers to see her as a Cloud, Moon, Death, Winter, Snake, Bird, Pelican or Earth Goddess, totemic matriarchal ancestress, female initiator, phallic mother, or archetypal image”

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baba_Yaga

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Inner Journey:

CREATE CONSCIOUSLY

“No man has a chance to enjoy permanent success until he begins to look in a mirror for the real cause of all his mistakes.”
— Napoleon Hill

The law of karma is the law of cause and effect. It works unavoidably when there is no consciousness — when we are not present in the moment. When there is no consciousness, the past creates the future.

The law of Love supersedes the law of karma. It intervenes in the process by focusing in the present. In fact, one could say that Love is being fully present. When anything is initiated in Love in the present, the future of that reality will be purposeful, meaningful, loving and powerful.

“He who is false to present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and will find the flaw when he may have forgotten its cause.”
— Henry Ward Beecher

“In my beginning is my end.”
— T.S. Eliot

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Daily Tarot: Strength

Act with boldness, but not too much, and make this an easy and productive day. If something challenging or unexpected arises at work or with family, be receptive and stand your ground. Don’t push back until you know what it is you’re up against. Then if needed, give as well as you get. You can do this tactfully.

astrology.com (daily email)

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A Note from the Universe

Nobody is who they are based upon one decision, one day, one path, one chance, one relationship, or one anything else.

Every day is brand new and opportunity never stops knocking.

Who’s there?

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Brazilian Lemonade

Okay, this is called lemonade but limes are used instead? That’s because true Brazilian lemons taste like limes. And, yes, creamy sweet milk makes this drink taste awesome! Any leftover sweetened condensed milk can be kept in a closed glass or plastic container in the refrigerator for about two weeks

https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf/Recipes/Beverages/Fruit/Homemade-Lemonade-Recipes.html

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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
May 22, 2019

Present

“Now or never! You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.”

-Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

This is such a powerful concept that entire books have been written on this very topic – Eckhart Tolle’s “The Power of Now” is just one example. Now is the only time there is, and when we live in this very moment, all of our potential can be realized.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 9 Powerful Healing Stones, and What They Can Do For You

What if the very earth beneath our feet could heal us?

That is the premise behind crystal healing, an alternative medical technique in which certain crystals and other stones are used to heal the human body of a variety of ailments.

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!

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Inviting Growth: Cat’s Angel Message for March 13, 2019 

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Inviting Growth: Cat’s Angel Message for March 13, 2019 

March Theme: This month carries the energy of the Ascended Masters. We will be working to improve self love, inner peace and overall clarity. These things will help on the path to manifesting our dreams and goals.


We may not always be aware of it, but we all create and repeat affirmations constantly. The problem is, we typically don’t pay attention to exactly what those affirmations are saying. Often we go through the day giving ourselves all sorts of contradictory, or even negative messages. We may project confidence to the world around us, while our inner dialogue says… I hope this works. I am so nervous about this. I hope I don’t blow it. Affirmations are self fulfilling prophecies. If we say, This is never going to work … then chances are excellent it never will. – John Assaraf


313:  The Ascended Masters are telling us that today is a good time to do a little self-work. During the winter months we often find ourselves feeling down or trapped in our routines. The coming of Spring however offers us the chance to renew our view of and our approach to life. Surround yourself with healing energy today. Starting with Ground-Center-Clear to release old energy and to help fine tune your connection to the Divine. ( I like to do this exercise outside and if it’s breezy it’s even better. let the wind move through you and visualize it clearing your energy field.) Today’s number is a sign of progress so if you feel stuck look for the things that are holding you back. Remember that you are the creator of your life. Find one good thing, take baby steps or embrace tiny miracles, just do something that helps you to move forward!


Archangel Michael assists us with space clearing. Ask him to help you to make room within so that you can welcome new things. He helps us to find the courage and direction that we need to work through any obstacles that pop up. He teaches us that we have what it takes to create new things for ourselves as he helps us reach new levels of self confidence. The Ascended Master Maitreya shows us the healing and cleansing power of laughter and how it can be used for healing. He teaches us that laughter and joy creates the positive energy we need to propel us forward. It helps us to let go stress and worry, which allows the light of faith and hope to shine through. And the Roman goddess Vesta who oversees hearth and home. She helps us to clear space (both in our physical home and our inner home) to make room for new things and teaches us the value of letting go of what we no longer need. ” If something does not make your heart sing put it where it belongs or set it free. This will clear your inner and outer sacred space. Then open the doors and invite the new blessings inside.”


Our Sacred Stone for today include the following. Rose Quartz is like getting and emotional bubblebath and it fills us with loving energy and soothes our emotions and spirit. We can also use Angelite to help us connect to the universe and it’s helpers, it also has a gentle energy that compliments that of Rose Quartz.


Bright blessings for a magickal day!


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Cat’s Morning Bits for December 26, 2018

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Cat’s Morning Bits for December 26, 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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“ The door of opportunity won’t open unless you do some pushing. ”

– Anonymous

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Thought.co: 14 Magical Tools for Pagan Practice

Often, when people first discover Wicca or some other form of Paganism, they rush to go buy every single magical tool they can find. After all, the books tell us to buy this, that, and the kitchen sink, so you better hustle on over to Ye Local Wytchy Shoppe and get stuff. Remember, though, magical tools have an actual purpose. Let’s take a look at some of the magical and ritual items that many Wiccan and Pagan traditions use in some capacity. Remember, not all traditions use all of these tools, and they don’t always use them in the same way.

https://www.thoughtco.com/magical-tools-for-pagan-practice-4064607

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MBG: How To Clear Negative Energy At Home Using Grocery Store Staples (Yes, Really)

Feng shui is based on the idea that when you clear away negative energy at home, you create more room for flow or “chi”—something we can’t necessarily see, but we can feel.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-to-clear-negative-energy-at-home-quickly-and-easily

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Daily Good: Grateful Changemakers: Karma Kitchen

The first Karma Kitchen opened in Berkley, CA in 2007. It began as an experiment of a “gift economy”. An economic system where goods and services are gifted – with no strings attached!
What a culture shift!! This model puts people in the position to receive kindness from strangers, inviting us to see from a different perspective. This is such a beautiful exploration of change in our behavior of consumption to one of contribution, from our perception of lack to one of abundance and community.

http://www.dailygood.org/story/2151/grateful-changemakers-karma-kitchen-the-gratefulness-team/

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Elephant Journal: Eclipse Season Kicks off 2019 with a Bang: Here’s how to Make the Most of It.

I always get excited about a fresh new year.
So many potential energy shifts. Pushing away the labors of the past year in exchange for something shiny and (as of yet) untouched, seems mysterious and appealing. I mean, we can hope, right? Astrologically speaking, January’s a brand-new month in a brand-new year and yet, we’re still going to be working on the same themes we’ve worked on throughout 2018.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2018/12/eclipse-season-kicks-off-2019-with-a-bang-heres-how-to-make-the-most-of-it/

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MNN: How chicken soup makes you feel better, according to science
Revealed: The secret to chicken soup’s medicinal properties

When you’re sick, there are few things more nourishing than a warm, savory bowl of chicken soup. Though soup recipes vary, chicken broth is a remedy for cold and flu symptoms utilized around the world; its magic is recognized almost ubiquitously.

https://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/how-chicken-soup-makes-you-feel-better-according-science

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EarthSky News: Northern Cross upright in west now

Tonight, look for the Northern Cross. It isn’t as famous as its counterpart – the Southern Cross – visible from the Southern Hemisphere or the northern tropics. But the Northern Cross also looks like a cross, and it’s pretty easy to spot. It’s a large, noticeable star pattern.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/northern-cross-stands-upright-on-december-evenings

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Patheos-Pagan: Witchy Resolution & Resolve, or How I Will Support my Magickal Practice in the New Year

I’m not necessarily a resolution sort of person. And yet, every year, I make some.
Every year.
But if this year’s messages and encounters have taught me anything, it’s that I can do more to support my magick

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/chargedbythegoddess/2018/12/witchy-resolution-resolve-or-how-i-will-support-my-magickal-practice-in-the-new-year/

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Inner Journey: 

THE FACE IN THE MIRROR

“Our inability to see beauty doesn’t suggest in the slightest that beauty is not there. Rather, it suggests that we are not looking carefully enough or with broad enough perspective to see the beauty.”
— Rabbi Harold Kushner

Who are you? You can gaze at your reflection in a mirror but you’re not likely to see your true likeness. You are beautiful, unique, perfect. Do you see that?

The world needs you to see how whole and complete you are — now. Can you begin to own your divinity? The world needs you to know who you really are so you can be the mirror for others.

“The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing.”
— John Muir

higherawareness.com
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Today’s Recipe: Garlic and Herb Snowflake Bread

This is a cute snowflake shaped pull-apart bread for the holidays. It’s filled with garlic and herbs. Serve by itself or with marinara sauce.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Garlic-and-Herb-Snowflake-Bread.html

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Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health/ Healing, Religion, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Clothing Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success, Trade and Employment

Incense: Cinnamon,Henbane 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

Goddesses: Juno, Hera, Kwan Yin, Mary, Cybele, Tara, Mawu, Mlaba Mwana Waresa, Ishtar, Nuit

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Daily Wisdom
December 27, 2018

Blessings

“Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.”

-Abraham Heschel
Think of the odds, think of what it took to get us here, in this particular body, at this particular time. So many events had to occur exactly the way that they did for us to exist right now. What if your mother hadn’t met your father? The “what ifs” are endless! But somehow everything fell into place miraculously to create this life that you’re living. So now we’re here – and what we gain from this experience, how we learn and grow and make this blessing really count, is all up to us!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Beliefnet: 6 Things to Remember When You’re Struggling to Forgive

Forgiveness is difficult, especially when we’ve been hurt deeply by someone. We all struggle with forgiveness at some point in our lives, but handing on to anger, resentment and thoughts of revenge only cause self-imposed suffering.

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/

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 The Four C’s: Cat’s Angel Message for February 18, 2018  

 

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The Four C’s: Cat’s Angel Message for February 18, 2018  

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

The secret of making dreams come true can be summarized in four C’s. They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy; and the greatest of these is Confidence. – Walt Disney

218: Even though spring hasn’t arrived yet (in the Northern Hemisphere at least) our Spiritual Helpers are asking us to start our mental spring cleaning early. By doing so we will be inviting prosperity and abundance into our lives. Open the doors and windows within your entire being and kick out any negative nasties that are lurking in the corners. make room for new personal growth just as Mother Nature makes room for hers. at Imbolc we started planting our “Thought Seeds”, which when nurtured and cared for provide us with new things (new opportunities, growth, abundance etc.) that will help us on our path. Let go of negative thoughts and self doubts and open yourself to  a balanced form of giving and receiving. As you do this remember that giving and receiving is a revolving door and what you send out comes back. So be conscious of sending our positive thoughts, intentions and good vibes. This will ensure a bountiful harvest that you can enjoy!

Archangel Jophiel shows us how to appreciate the beauty that surrounds us as well as the beauty within us. The Ascended Master Krishna teaches us how to bless all situations with love so that we are able to reap the rewards of our efforts and the Roman Goddess Vesta who oversees hearth and home. She helps us to clear space (both in our physical home and our inner home) to make room for new things and teaches us the value of letting go of what we no longer need.

Our Sacred Stone for today is Unakite. This mottled green and pink stone is one of vision. It can be used to help us ground and to balance our emotions. Unakite helps us to transform negative past experiences into something more manageable and helps us to navigate past them so we can move on to better things.

Bright blessings for a magickal day!

Cat

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