Cat’s Morning Bits for October 10, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for October 10, 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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Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
-Emily Jane Bronte (1818-48)

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Spiritual Unite:  Starseed Types – All Bringing A New Age

There are many Starseed types – some of which you will have heard, others that are lesser-known.
All of them are important to the process of Ascension that is currently underway on our beautiful planet, Earth

Read more………………

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ThoughtCo: Samhain Customs and Folklore

Interested in learning about some of the traditions behind the celebrations of the late harvest? Let’s look at some of the customs and folklore behind the Samhain season – learn why black cats are considered unlucky, how trick-or-treating became so popular and more.

Read more…………………

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Daily Good: What Is Your Hearth of Hearths?

“Where–or what–is your hearth of hearths? Where is the place you feel most alive or connected? What is the thing that reminds you who you are and to what (or whom) you belong? In all the world, what do you call home? These are some of the questions that Annick Smith and Susan O’Connor pondered as they edited Hearth: A Global Conversation on Identity, Community, and Place. In the preface, they describe how the “idea for a book about hearth started on the rim of the Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island” when author, revered elder, and teacher Pualani Kanahele–who describes her hearth as the volcano–asked others to consider their own hearths: “Invite guests to your home,” she said, “and over a generous offering of food ask them where their hearth is.”” { read more }

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Individalogist: A Guide to Spiritual Dreams: Everything You Need To Know

The dream state is often a topic that is shrouded with much intrigue and mystery. As we are able to experience things in a realistic manner, the dream state seems to be an avenue where anything can come true.

However, most of the time, we don’t really have that much control over our dreams.

Read more…………………

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Elephant Journal: 8 Things Trees can teach us about the Art of Transformation in Autumn.

The first hint of autumn comes when my coworkers start buying pumpkin-spice lattes.
Usually that same week, I have to start dodging falling acorns on my strolls under urban oaks to avoid a concussion.

Read more…………………

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MNN: This forest language from the age of Vikings may soon disappear
Elfdalian is spoken by less than 2,500 people in Swedish town.

In a remote part of Sweden surrounded by mountains, valleys and thick forests, the community of Älvdalen is desperately attempting to preserve its unique heritage.
Up until the mid-20th century, the town of some 1,800 inhabitants spoke a language called Elfdalian, believed to be the closest descendant of Old Norse, the language of the Vikings.

Read more……………….

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EarthSky News: Watch for Sirius, sky’s brightest star 

If you’re up before daybreak, take a moment to see the sky’s brightest star, Sirius, on these October mornings. This star is so brilliant that you can even see it from a light-polluted city. Click here to find out when Sirius will rise tonight from your part of the world.

Read more………………..

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Patheos-Pagan: The Spiral Labyrinth: Beauty and Mystery at Samhain

This Samhain, for only the third time, Denton CUUPS will present The Spiral Labyrinth. As part of our ritual, we will spiral into the center widdershins, then spiral out deosil, spending the time meditating on our lives, our ancestors, and the Otherworldly persons who would speak with us

Read more…………………

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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 label yourself? How do you label others?

Be aware that any label is limiting. Labels stick us in a box where there’s no room to move. 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.

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

“Your only limitations are those you set up in your mind, or permit others to set up for you.”
— Og Mandino

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A Note from the Universe

You chose to be who you now are, you came here to thrive, the odds always seem steep, still, the game is rigged in your favor, you knew what you were doing, your demons aren’t real, fear was part of the deal, love is all you need, you’re never alone, thoughts become things… and you still look absolutely amazing in jeans.

Beaming,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Butternut Squash with Macintosh Apples

I just love winter squash. I like it a bit sweet, but do not like having to sweeten it with so much sugar. I thought maybe I could cook apples with it and sweeten it naturally. This is so good, you will love it and you will have the kids eating their veggies like never before!

Read more…………………

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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
October 10,  2019

Persistence

“Drop upon drop collected will make a river. Rivers upon rivers collected will make a sea.”

-Sa’Di (A.D. 1213? – 1292)

We’ve been doing WisdomNews for a few years now. It has been a great source of joy for me. When we first started out, there were just a few of us involved, and we basically started the list with our family and friends’ addresses. But we persisted, did a little advertising, whatever we could do inexpensively, and the list grew – drop by drop, person by person – we’ve got a little river going now – or at least a steady stream! Thank you for subscribing, and for contributing to this e-mail community. Someday we hope to be a sea – and we will keep writing and keep persisting because we love doing this! And thanks for sharing this with your friends because every drop counts!

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Chariot

It may start out as an ordinary day but a situation may arise that uncovers talents that you had no clue you had. Be adaptable and be willing to say, “Yes, I’ll give that a try,” rather than automatically saying, “Well I’m not sure. I’ve never done that before.” Be positive, optimistic, and sure of yourself. It’s the perfect day to learn something useful and profitable as well as exciting.

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 October 4, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for October 4, 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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Now the beautiful business of summer is over,
Earth wraps herself in a bright, leaf-patterned shawl.
The hives cement the prodigal juice of the clover
And spendthrift gold is hoarded in bin and stall.
-Jean S. Untermeyer (1886-1970)

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Individuologist: Top 7 Maui Spiritual Vortexes

As an island of Hawaii, Maui attracts visitors from all over the world. With the sheer amount…

Read more……………….

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ThoughtCo: Setting Up Your Samhain Altar

Samhain is the time of year when many members of the Pagan community celebrate the cycle of life and death. This Sabbat is about the end of the harvest, the calling of the spirits, and the changing aspects of the god and goddess. Try some or even all of these ideas—obviously, space may be a limiting factor for some, but use what calls to you most.

https://www.learnreligions.com/setting-up-a-samhain-altar-2562711

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Tetraktys: Full Moon Spell for Clear Communication in an Argument

Hello witches! After a long break, I am glad to be writing again on this blog! Today I am sharing a spell that I created to resolve a relationship issue. If you need to set things straight with someone, that spell is meant for you.

Read more…………….

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Spirit Library: Full Moon Oil #1

Anon

4 parts Gardenia
2 parts Lotus
1 part Jasmine

Anoint the body prior to Esbats to attune with Lunar energies.

http://www.paganlibrary.com/recipes/full_moon_oil_1.php

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Elephant Journal: Mindful Challenge: How to Use the Energy of the Changing Seasons to Reflect Inward.

It’s officially fall, even here in Los Angeles.
I won’t lie and say I haven’t been craving cooler temperatures, warm socks, the smell of wood burning in the air, and changing leaves. I’m actually drinking a pumpkin spice latte while writing this, and it’s almost 80 degrees outside (I know, I know #sobasic).

Read more…….

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MNN: Photographer spots rare polka-dotted zebra
It’s the first known sighting at this reserve in Kenya.

Photographer Frank Liu was in Kenya’s Masai Mara National Reserve in search of rhinos when he came across a rare sight.

Liu noticed a zebra foal with dark fur mixed with white polka dots. Because a zebra’s stripes are typically unique, this was a first time this reserve had ever seen this sort of coloration.

Read more………………

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EarthSky News: Moon pairs up with Saturn on October 5

Tonight – October 5, 2019 – the moon will be at or near its first quarter phase, coupling up with the planet Saturn on the sky’s dome. What’s more, the lit side of the moon will be pointing at the blazing planet Jupiter beneath the moon and Saturn. Watch for the celestial drama to illuminate the movie screen of the sky as soon as darkness falls.

Read more……………..

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Patheos-Pagan: A House Cleansing Ritual: Spiritually Protecting Your Space

Let it be known you’re a witch, a Druid, or any sort of magical practitioner and the requests for magical assistance will find you. By far the most frequent request I get is for house cleansings and blessings.

Read more……………….

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Inner Journey: 

ON SADNESS

“Our sadness is an energy we discharge in order to heal. …Sadness is painful. We try to avoid it. Actually discharging sadness releases the energy involved in our emotional pain. To hold it in is to freeze the pain within us. The therapeutic slogan is that grieving is the ‘healing feeling.'”
— John Bradshaw

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.”
— William Shakespeare

“There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and recovered hope.”
— George Eliot

“Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.”
— Lao-tzu

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

Do you know why it’s so easy for us in the unseen to quickly pinpoint your whereabouts?

You leave behind footprints of love.

Aw-w-w-w,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Hot Apple Cider

A delicious fall beverage made from a simple recipe with easy-to-find ingredients.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/tf310247.tip.html

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

Intentions: Love, Pleasure, Affairs of the Heart, Romance, Marriage, Sexual Matters, Physical Beauty, Friendship and Partnerships, Strangers, Peace, Healing, Beauty, gentleness and Women’s Issues.

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

Stones: Rose Quartz, Moonstone, Pink Tourmaline, Peridot, Emerald and Jade
Oil: (Venus) Cardamom, Palmrosa, Rose, Yarrow, Apple Blossom, Musk, Ambergris

Goddesses: Astarte, Aphrodite, Erzulie, Aida Wedo, Eve, Venus, Freya, Diana, Aset [Isis], The Witch Of Gaeta, Chalchiuhtlique

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Daily Wisdom
October 4, 2019

Community

“Snowflakes, leaves, humans, plants, raindrops, stars, molecules, microscopic entities all come in communities. The singular cannot in reality exist.”

-Paula Gunn Allen, Grandmothers of the Light, 1991

When we think of the whole grand concept of “we are all one” – it’s kind of a stepping stone to think first of our own communities. We belong to lots of little groups – our families, our neighborhoods, our clubs and organizations. And these communities all function because of the people involved with them! They become an entity unto themselves. They have a life of their own. And these smaller communities are all part of larger communities, too – which in turn interact and grow with others. It all starts with each of us as individuals, and expands to include the entire planet.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Star

Wake up with a bright, buoyant spirit that will prevent any snag or difficulty from getting you down. You should acknowledge no setbacks or let any problem get in your way. If something comes up that needs more attention, you’ll deal with it without thinking twice. You can deal with any delay and make a quick if not instantaneous recovery.

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 September 26, 2019

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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 26, 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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Over! The sweet summer closes,
The reign of the roses is done.
-Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92)

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Tetraktys: Ember + Aura Tarot – Deck Review & Analysis

When I saw the Ember + Aura tarot deck on Instagram, I instantly fell in love with it. It was calling me on a deep level and I felt a connection just by looking at it. So I listened to my intuition and I ordered it. Now that it’s in my hands, I am more than happy with my purchase. By the way, this post is NOT sponsored. I just wanted to share my thoughts on this tarot deck with you. In my opinion, this self-published deck really deserves more exposure.

https://www.thetetraktys.com/2019/ember-aura-tarot-review-analysis/

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ThoughtCo: What Is Folk Religion? Definition and Examples

Folk religion is any ethnic or cultural religious practice that falls outside the doctrine of organized religion. Grounded on popular beliefs and sometimes called popular or vernacular religion, the term refers to the way in which people experience and practice religion in their daily lives.

https://www.learnreligions.com/folk-religion-4588370

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MBG: Clove: 4 Reasons To Add A Dash Of This Powerful Spice To Everything

Often associated with gingerbread cookies and winter cocktails, clove is what puts the spice in pumpkin spice. Similar to cinnamon or ginger, clove is a spicy, yet warm, aromatic that adds depth to any dish, from garam masala curries to chai tea lattes. But it’s more than just a sprinkling spice; small but mighty, clove packs a surprisingly healthy punch.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-9991/6-health-benefits-of-cloves.html

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Daily Good: The Animal Rescuer of Assam

Manoj Gogoi is a 44-year old father of two and self-taught naturalist dedicating his life to assisting the people and animals of India live in harmony. Through his tireless efforts thousands of animals have been rescued and returned to the wild. More than that, he has inspired others to volunteer with him and begun to alter the attitude and actions of people to consider the place of wildlife in their world. What pulled Gogoi to dedicate his life to wildlife conservation? “I was born in the Kaziranga area of Assam. I grew up in the lap of nature teeming with rhinoceros, leopards, beautiful Himalayas birds and snakes, even venomous ones. It is a familiar environment for me since childhood. Naturally, I developed a genuine fondness for the wild,” smiles Gogoi. Find out more in this article from “The Better India”. { read more } http://www.dailygood.org/story/2375/the-animal-rescuer-of-assam-unknown-yet/

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Elephant Journal: Releasing Toxic Relationship Patterns: why Saturn is currently your BFF.

The karma police have been sitting on our coattails since April this year when Saturn turned retrograde.
Many have said they felt stuck this summer, like being in some weird, cosmic Groundhog Day. Forward trajectory has felt almost impossible, with a collective emotional soup brewing with frustration, anger, and—with Saturn involved—depression.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/09/releasing-toxic-relationship-patterns-why-saturn-is-currently-your-bff-emma-parfrement/

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MNN: These wildlife photos are all about the belly laugh
But when you’ve stopped giggling, consider these conservation steps you can take.

When it comes to making us laugh, animals are naturals.
Maybe because they don’t try to make us laugh — but often find themselves in situations that remind us of our own foibles.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/comedy-wildlife-photography-awards-2019-finalists

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EarthSky News: Hazy light pyramid in east? False dawn

For the Northern Hemisphere, these next months are your best time all year to catch the zodiacal light, or “false dawn.” And the next few days are great, because the moon will be in a waning crescent. There might be some great photo opportunities with a waning crescent moon and the zodiacal light, since both will be located in the east before dawn breaks.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/hazy-pyramid-of-light-in-east-false-dawn

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Patheos-Pagan: Easy Bath Magic To Release, Heal, And Recharge

Bath magic is a source of healing and inspiration for me. By simply slipping into the warm waters, I’ve felt recharged, healed, and refreshed. If you have a bathtub, you can easily have a magical aquatic experience in the privacy of your own home. Baths don’t cost much, and the benefits are enormous.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/starlight/2019/09/easy-bath-magic-to-release-heal-and-recharge/

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Inner Journey:

DO YOU GIVE TO GET?

“I have sensed a growing discontent amongst many who are on their spiritual path. A common theme appears to be — ‘I have been serving God for so long and have given up so much and it has been such a struggle — when am I going to get my reward?’”
— Wendy Munroe

It’s interesting to become aware of how we participate in the dynamic exchange of giving and receiving. When we give, do we do so whole-heartedly? Or do we do so with the ulterior motive of wanting something in return?

It’s not wise to be always looking for a deal. The universe never short-changes us. We can afford to be generous. When something of value is given, something of value must be returned.

“It’s not how much we give but how much love we put into giving.”
— Mother Teresa

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A Note from the Universe

Please help spread the word. Here are the top 10 ways people give away their power:

Choosing to be unhappy.
Fear of anything, especially falling in love.
Believing that karma or spiritual contracts are absolute.
Waiting for their ducks to line up before acting.
Believing in soul mates.
Attaching to unimportant details and outcomes.
Thinking they have dues to pay.
Worrying about HOW their dream will come true.
Thinking God decides who gets what.
Asking others what they should do.

Understand the truth, little bird, and you will soar.

Caw-caw,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Rustic Apple Galette

This is my mother’s recipe for delicious apple galette that really suits the welcoming of the Autumn season. I love the flaky crust on the outside, with an inside that becomes almost custardy from the juices of the baked apples. It’s so easy to make, it’s a beginner’s recipe, but the taste will have people thinking otherwise. Give it a try!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Rustic-Apple-Galette.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
September 26, 2019

Conscience

“The needle of our conscience is as good a compass as any.”

-Ruth Wolff, 1963

Our conscience tells us which way to go, it points us in the right direction, just as the needle of a compass does. Why would we purposely go astray with something so reliable helping us? This is something we can count on.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Sun

Find a way to inject an artistic touch to whatever you’re doing and get extra satisfaction and have greater success at what you’re doing. You may not think of yourself as artistic, but it will be hard to hide or resist your creative side today. Even the most mundane and boring tasks can be made more pleasant by adding a dash of artistic expression. Within reason and appropriateness, let it shine!

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 September 19, 2019

 

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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 19, 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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Where long the shadows of the wind had rolled,
Green wheat was yielding to the change assigned;
And as by some vast magic undivined
The world was turning slowly into gold.
​–Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869​–1935)

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Spiritual Unite: 99 Number Meaning – Healing Of Humanity

99 number meaning is numerology that often comes into play in our lives through the process of synchronicity.
You might see this number on number plates, billboards, shop windows and pretty much anywhere else a number could appear.

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/99-number-meaning/

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ThoughtCo: 5 Easy Decorating Ideas for Mabon

Need some quick and affordable decorating ideas for Mabon? Here are some tips on how to bring the season into your home without breaking your bank account!

https://www.learnreligions.com/easy-decorating-ideas-for-mabon-2562269

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Individualogist: Plant Medicine and Spirituality – A Complete Guide

Most, if not every world culture, both traditional and present-day, have performed ceremonies utilizing plants and herbs for religious , otherworldly, or therapeutic purposes

https://individualogist.com/plant-medicine-and-spirituality-a-complete-guide?mpweb=1230-1426-784234

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Patheos: Mabon Reset Ritual

By now, the leaves are turning and the temperatures are getting a bit cooler (or not, if you are experiencing a late summer heatwave). Summer seems like a whisper in your ear, and the wind rustles amidst the swirling leaves. Mabon is beckoning as a time of balance, which always strikes me as highly ironic, as this begins during the most unbalanced time of all. School routines are in place, the weekends are full of activity, there are endless chores to do, the holidays are looming, and we begin the descent into the last part of the year.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/witchindeed/2019/09/mabon-reset-ritual/

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Natural Living Ideas: 5 Potent Juice Recipes To Beat Inflammation

Although inflammation is a normal and healthy response that occurs in the body to protect us from bacteria and viruses, sometimes it gets out of control or serves no purpose.

https://www.naturallivingideas.com/5-juice-recipes-beat-inflammation/

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MNN: 10 ways babies are really weird

They don’t shed tears and won’t remember having mustaches!

Sure, all babies are cute, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t also extremely weird. Babies are eating, sleeping and pooping machines that double their weight in their first few months of life. And they pack a whole lot of oddness in while they’re at it.

https://www.mnn.com/family/babies-pregnancy/blogs/9-ways-babies-are-really-weird

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EarthSky News: Moon, Aldebaran, Pleiades before bedtime

Taurus is a far-northern constellation of the zodiac. That fact causes these stars to rise at an earlier hour in the Northern Hemisphere than in the Southern Hemisphere. The farther north you live, the earlier that Taurus climbs above your northeast horizon; and the farther south you live, the later that Taurus comes up

https://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-aldebaran-pleiades-before-bedtime

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Patheos-Pagan: Autumn Equinox: Harvest Home

We are not our own
Return again, return again,
return to the home of your soul
Return to who you are Return to what you are
Return to where you are
Born and reborn again

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/naturessacredjourney/2019/09/autumn-equinox-harvest-home/

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Inner Journey:

ON SADNESS

“Our sadness is an energy we discharge in order to heal. …Sadness is painful. We try to avoid it. Actually discharging sadness releases the energy involved in our emotional pain. To hold it in is to freeze the pain within us. The therapeutic slogan is that grieving is the ‘healing feeling.'”
— John Bradshaw

“To weep is to make less the depth of grief.”
— William Shakespeare

“There is no despair so absolute as that which comes with the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and recovered hope.”
— George Eliot

“Seek not happiness too greedily, and be not fearful of unhappiness.”
— Lao-tzu

“When the heart grieves over what it has lost, the spirit rejoices over what it has left.”
— Sufi epigram

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

For every setback, disappointment and heartbreak ask yourself, “What does this create the opportunity for?”

And therein you will find its gift.

Everything has a reason,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe:  Thai Beef

Each cuisine has its own unique seasonings, spices, and sauces that make it recognizable.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Thai-Beef-Recipe.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
September 19, 2019

Language

“England and America are two countries separated by the same language.”

-George Bernard Shaw (1856-1932)

This is so funny, and so true! I had this experience when visiting Australia. I felt a little bit like Alice in Wonderland! I could understand every word that people spoke, and yet many times I had no idea what they were talking about! The Australians still use the more traditional English terms, and somehow in America we’ve found another way. Is it a boot or a trunk? A bonnet or a hood? A footpath or a sidewalk? A trolley or a cart? A serviette or a napkin? And there is the same kind of communication “gap” between American adults and teenagers a lot of times… Is it good, bad or sweet? Hot, hip or cool? I could go on and on, but as they say, “a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet.” What matters is that we talk with each other, the rest is “details!”

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Justice
You might prefer to do most things on your own today, but that may not be permitted. Find ways to involve others and enlist help, or simply let them do their part. Wait until tonight to decompress in private. It’s important to keep an even temper and not let others manipulate you emotionally. Your feelings are being strongly projected, so treat others with tact and avoid anger.

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 September 5, 2019

 

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Cat’s Morning Bits for September 5, 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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Upon this leafy bush
With thorns and roses in it,
Flutters a thing of light,
A twittering linnet.
-Walter de la Mare (1873-1956)

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Natural Living Ideas: 8 Slippery Elm Bark Benefits + How To Make Slippery Elm Tea

Slippery elm, also known as Ulmus Rubra, contains a potent healing agent under its hard, outer bark exterior. The inner bark of this tree, first used medically by Native Americans, is often utilized for its numerous medicinal and herbal properties that promote health and well-being.

https://www.naturallivingideas.com/slippery-elm/

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ThoughtCo: Ten Activities for Pagan Kids

For many Pagans and Wiccans, it’s hard to find kid-friendly activities that celebrate our spiritual path. Believe it or not, sharing your beliefs with your kids is easier than you think. After all, you’re the parent, so you can lead by example. Show your children what you do, and they’ll emulate you in their own way.

https://www.learnreligions.com/top-activities-for-pagan-kids-2561824

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Orange Color Meaning – The Color Orange
The color orange is a combination of red and yellow. It is a bright and warm color. It represents fire, sun, fun, warmth and tropical surroundings. Orange is considered a fun, light color with appetizing and delicious qualities.

https://www.color-meanings.com/orange-color-meaning-the-color-orange/

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MBG: The Latest On Why Certain Sounds Are Physically & Emotionally Healing

It’s a Wednesday evening, and I’m lying in a dark room in Woom’s meditation studio in downtown Manhattan, packed like a sardine next to dozens of other people who also gathered to listen to Alexandre Tannous, a legend in the field of sound healing, work through his armory of singing bowls, chimes, and gongs.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/how-sound-healing-and-binaural-beats-can-boost-mental-and-physical-health

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Daily Good: My Small Moment of Mending Brokenness

“I used to believe that I was a very accepting person. But a few weeks ago, something happened at my workplace that made me recognize my own brokenness — it helped me see the disconnect between my values, and how I respond in certain moments. I work at the front desk of a hotel. On multiple occasions over the past couple of weeks, a sex-worker reserved a room on our property. Sitting at the front desk I’d see her interacting with people in the corridor, I’d see her check-in and check-out. And I would have this incredibly palpable feeling of disgust come up whenever she walked by…But there was another side of me which was like, “Wait a minute! At the end of the day, she’s a human being with a soul and inside of her is the beauty that Mother Earth puts in each and every one of us. So why am I judging her?” What follows is a simple yet profound story of healing. { read more } http://www.dailygood.org/story/2397/a-small-moment-of-mending-brokenness-tejas-doshi/

Be The Change

Experiment with regarding people ‘in the light of what they suffer’ this week. Notice whether this practice catalyzes any shifts within you.

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Elephant Journal: When I realized “Letting Go” wasn’t helpful & what I do Instead.

It’s a hard thing to go through periods of life that are confronting and uncertain.
Often, it’s in these moments that we retreat and isolate—we don’t have the energy to catch up with our loved ones or the desire to burden others with our suffering. We feel vulnerable, so we suffer alone, in silence.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/09/letting-go-of-trauma/

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MNN: Humpback whales share songs on their travels

Want to know where a whale has been on its long-distance oceanic travels? Try listening to its songs, say scientists from the University of St. Andrews. New research, published in Royal Society’s journal Open Science, reveals that migrating humpback whales swap songs during their journey in the South Pacific.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/stories/humpback-whales-share-songs-while-traveling

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EarthSky News: Moon, Jupiter, Saturn September 5 to 7

These next several evenings – September 5, 6 and 7, 2019 – feature the moon and the solar system’s two largest gas giant planets, Jupiter and Saturn. Given clear skies, you can’t miss the moon and Jupiter. The moon is the second-brightest celestial object, after the sun;

https://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-jupiter-saturn-september-5-6-7

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Patheos-Pagan: Witch Drama

I’m blessed to be a part of several Witchy/Pagan communities. These communities inspire my personal practice and serve as a foundation of how I show up in the world. The different traditions I’m dedicated to inform who I am as a Witch and a Pagan.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/thewitchesnextdoor/2019/09/witch-drama/

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Inner Journey:

CONQUER FEAR WITH ACTION

“Your fears are not walls, but hurdles. Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conquering of it.”
— Dan Millman

How do we conquer fear? With action. Millman says that action is the ONLY way to move through fear.

Fear aims to stop us in our tracks. When we step forward anyway, our anxiety eases. We begin to pay attention to what’s actually going on instead of being trapped in fearful speculation. When we’ve done it once, we can do it again. And again. And again.

“Many of our fears are tissue-paper-thin, and a single courageous step would carry us clear through them.”
— Brendan Francis

higherawareness.com
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Today’s Deity: Pomona

Areas of Influence: Pomona was one of the Numina, the Roman guardian spirits who watched over people, homes and special places. She protected fruiting trees and gardens.
She is an agricultural Goddess, responsible for the care and cultivation of fruit trees and orchards.

https://www.goddess-guide.com/pomona.html

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A Note from the Universe

If you can make just one person smile today, if only by giving them one of yours it just might change their entire week, which just might change their entire life.

I know these things,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Nice Cream in Chocolate Bowls

This is a fun and fancy recipe that you can make from things you probably have at home right now. The nice cream is made of a couple ingredients in a blender or food processor, and it gets scooped inside beautiful chocolate bowls you make with the help of balloons. Top it off with beautiful abstract art made of chocolate scribbles, and you’re set to wow your friends and family!

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Nice-Cream-in-Chocolate-Bowls.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
September 5, 2019

Teachers

“No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness. If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.”

-Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

All of the knowledge and wisdom of the world is available to us at all times. We have only to tap into it to make use of it. The truth is that we don’t need anyone to tell us anything! But… until we can fully make use of our gifts, we could use someone to show us the way. Life is hard enough trying to make it on our own. Thanks goodness that we have teachers to guide us and give us some direction.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Death

There’s a sense of security in what is old, and with something new coming into your life it’s natural to be a bit afraid. Give this new situation a chance and give yourself time to get comfortable with the new conditions. It could be as simple as getting your hair cut or changing your glasses frames, but it could be much bigger than that.

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 August 29, 2019

 

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Cat’s Morning Bits for August 29, 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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Happiness held is the seed;
happiness shared is the flower.
-John Harrigan (b. 1936)

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Wise Woman Herbal: Thankfulness -The Ways of the Ojibwa
by Anne-Marie Fryer Wiboltt
Several years ago a Native Ojibwa Elder had been coming to our Waldorf School and my class of twice a year sharing age appropriate stories, teachings and songs with the students. A class teacher in a Waldorf School stays with the same class from 1st through 8th grade and teaches the majority of lessons through those years

http://www.wisewomanmentor.com/articles/7797078

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ThoughtCo: What Is Kitchen Witchcraft?

There’s a growing movement within modern Paganism known as kitchen witchery. The kitchen is, after all, the heart and hearth of many modern households. When you have a gathering in your home, where do most of your guests hang out? Why, the kitchen, of course! Also, thanks to a declining economy, many more people are making meals from scratch and the kitchen has once again become a place where people spend hours, rather than minutes. So it’s no surprise that kitchen witchery has seen a rise in popularity.

https://www.learnreligions.com/about-kitchen-witches-2562549

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MBG: 7 Ways Tonight’s New Moon In Virgo Can Help You Manifest Your Dreams

Time to pack up the summer cabin, leave the beach behind, and return to reality as the new moon in Virgo has us thinking about career, health, and service. As the sign symbolized by the Virgin or Maiden carrying a shaft of wheat, Virgo is the zodiac’s purist and green thumb. Think carefully about what seeds you want to plant during this potent earthy lunation, and by all means use Virgo’s efficient, methodical, and stabilizing sensibilities to fertilize them.

https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/new-moon-august-2019-how-to-embrace-the-virgo-moon

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Yellow Color Meaning – The Color Yellow
It is the brightest color that the human eye can see. Yellow color meaning represents youth, fun, joy, sunshine and other happy feelings. It is a cheerful and energetic color. The color yellow is often used for children’s toys and clothes. The yellow color is often hard to read when placed on a white background

https://www.color-meanings.com/yellow-color-meaning-the-color-yellow/

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Elephant Journal: How the New Moon in Virgo teaches us Sovereignty & a Mantra for each Sun Sign.

The new/dark moon enters Virgo on August 30th as do the Sun, Mercury, Venus, and Mars.
This intense relationship between moon, sun, and planets does not end there. Chiron, Pluto, Neptune, Uranus, and Saturn are currently in Retrograde.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/08/how-the-new-moon-in-virgo-teaches-us-sovereignty-a-mantra-for-each-sun-sign-monika-carless/

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Elephant Journal: 5 “Spiritual” Rules we need to Stop Following.

Do you often feel overwhelmed by being a spiritual person?
I do.
Sure, sometimes it feels heavenly to walk the path of unbecoming my old, flawed, messy self.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/08/5-spiritual-rules-that-keep-us-overwhelmed/

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Today’s Deity: Sunna

Sunna is the Norse Goddess of the Sun, also known as Sól, though some hold that Sól is the mother and Sunna Her daughter. In Norse mythology,

http://www.thaliatook.com/AMGG/sunna.php

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MNN: 7 famous albino animals

Albinism is a congenital disorder that robs the skin, hair and eyes of color. Albinos are extremely pale and as such, suffer from sunburns and skin cancers more frequently than non-albinos.

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/photos/7-famous-albino-animals/not-like-the-others

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EarthSky News: Year’s closest new supermoon August 30

Today – August 30, 2019 – presents the closest new moon supermoon of the year. In other words, it’s the year’s closest coincidence of new moon to lunar perigee, the moon’s nearest point to Earth in its monthly orbit:

https://earthsky.org/tonight/years-closest-new-supermoon-august-30

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Patheos-Pagan: Of Light & Shadow: Epithets of Anubis

Epithets are commonly used among modern pagans and witches who wish to connect with a particular aspect of a deity. They are names, or titles, given to the deity by their worshipers. Most of them are old and must be discovered through the study of old texts. They can be found prominently throughout Egyptian and Greek pantheons, and sometimes don’t even exist in other pantheons.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/agora/2019/08/of-light-shadow-epithets-of-anubis/

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Inner Journey:

SEEK YOUR LIMITS AND BEYOND

“If you’re proactive, you don’t have to wait for circumstances or other people to create perspective expanding experiences. You can consciously create your own.”
— Stephen Covey

Connect with the edge, the unknown, of your experience. Allow this pull towards unexplored territory to take you to new dimensions of yourself. Allow life to touch you in new ways. For this is how we truly live life. Become more alive as you grow throughyour consciousness barriers. Ask questions that seek answers beyond yourself. The depth of life is revealed as you go further into it.

“Nothing is lost upon a man who is bent upon growth; nothing wasted on one who is always preparing for – life by keeping eyes, mind and heart open to nature, men, books, experience – and what he gathers serves him at unexpected moments in unforeseen ways.”
— Hamilton Wright Mabie

“Nurture great thoughts, for you will never go higher than your thoughts.”
–Benjamin Disraeli

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

As good as you’ve been as on as you were, as high as you got, and as easy as it was, things will still be better.
Payback, baby –

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe:  Deep Fried Cauliflower Appetizer

This was always an appetizer my mom was famous for making on all holidays! It was a great hit. And very easy to make. It does not take long to cook at all. Serve with or without your favorite dip. Then you can add it to your dinner menu.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Deep-Fried-Cauliflower-Appetizer.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
August 29,  2019

Leisure

“Leisure requires the evidence of our own feelings, because it is not so much a quality of time as a peculiar state of mind… What being at leisure means is more easily felt than defined.”

-Vernon Lee, “About Leisure,” Limbo, 1908

By this definition it sounds like leisure is the opposite of stress. Ah! So, maybe there is an antidote after all! Perhaps we can choose to work leisurely and enjoy the time we spend getting things done – rather than work under stress, wishing we were doing something, anything ELSE! Perhaps it is a state of mind, one that we can tap into for our own benefit.

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Emperor

You command a lot of attention today and you may be surprised by some of the people who want to be with you. If not normally popular, today could be a bit over the top. You could be surprised by some of the requests and favors that come your way. People perceive you as powerful, so you may as well play the part, within reason

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 August 22, 2019

 

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Cat’s Morning Bits for August 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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Ah in the thunder air how still the trees are!
And the lime-tree, lovely and tall,
every leaf silent hardly looses even a last breath of perfume.
-D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930)

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Spiritual Unite: Birthmark On Stomach Meaning – How It Relates To Solar Plexus Chakra

The birthmark on your stomach has meaning that relates to your spiritual state, your fate, and your ideal path through life.
The placement, color and shape of the birthmark are all important aspects that contribute to the meaning we can derive from it.

https://www.spiritualunite.com/articles/birthmark-on-stomach-meaning/

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ThoughtCo: Spiritual Healing Practice of Laying on Hands

Hands-on healing, also known as Energy, Radiant or Spiritual Healing, has been practiced by many cultures for thousands of years. In Greek mythology, Chiron, the wise Centaur, taught Asclepius, the God of Medicine, hands-on healing

https://www.learnreligions.com/hands-on-healing-practices-1732288

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Brown Color Meaning – The Color Brown
The color brown is serious and very down to earth, with properties like stability, structure and support. The brown color stands for protection and supporting the family with great sense of duty and responsibility.

https://www.color-meanings.com/brown-color-meaning-the-color-brown/

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Elephant Journal: The 5 Healing Phases of the Lunar Medicine Wheel.

The medicine wheel is a term used in shamanism to represent the cycles of healing we go through during our lives.
It’s a circle because it continues onward, restarting every time we reach the end, so that it never truly ends.

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2019/08/the-lunar-medicine-wheel/

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Japa Malas: Working with Mala Beads

Japa malas, often simply called mala beads, is a string of beads for counting repeated prayers, mantras, divine names or affirmations. It’s very much like to a Catholic rosary. The Buddhist or Hindu mala has 108 beads, plus a tasseled “guru” bead, the bead that starts and ends the repetitions. Some also have three “spacer” beads for conveniently dividing the recitations.

https://mimosaspirit.com/japa-mala-prayers-to-fit-in-your-hand-by-cathy-douglas/

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Today’s Deity: The Legend Behind Hawaii’s Goddess of Fire
Lighting up ancient Hawaiian legends, Pele (pronounced peh-leh) the goddess of fire, lightning, wind, dance and volcanoes is a well-known character. Otherwise known as ka wahine ai honua, the woman who devours the land, Pele’s home is believed to be Halemaumau crater at the summit of Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes.

https://www.robertshawaii.com/blog/legend-behind-hawaiis-goddess-fire/

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EarthSky News:  Moon and Taurus before dawn August 23-25

Unless you’re a night owl, you probably won’t see the moon and the constellation Taurus the Bull climbing up into your sky before your bedtime. Your best view will be before dawn, or before the beginning of astronomical twilight, on August 23, 24 and 25. That’s because the moon and Taurus climb highest up just before daybreak.

https://earthsky.org/tonight/moon-sweeps-by-taurus-august-23-24-25

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Patheos-Pagan: The Thirteen Goals Of A Witch

Every now and then, I find it useful to examine my path as a Witch. Refresh my memory on how I got to this place in my practice. Many books influenced my beliefs but the one which gave me a solid foundation included the Thirteen Goals of a Witch.

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/3pagansandacat/2019/08/the-thirteen-goals-of-a-witch/

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Inner Journey:

BE TRUE TO YOURSELF

“In the final analysis, we count for something only because of the essential we embody, and if we do not embody that, life is wasted.”
— C.G. Jung

Where are you not being true to yourself?

All blocks arise when we’re not being authentic, when we’re not being true to ourselves. We know we’re not being authentic when we feel discomfort of any kind.

When our thoughts, feelings and actions align with our essence, we express the qualities of soul. Always trust that your soul knows what’s best for you.

Believe in yourself and act on your ideas. Give yourself permission to do what you want with your life. Take the initiative to set meaningful goals for yourself and achieve them. Begin to tell yourself why you CAN have what you want!

“A true knowledge of ourselves is knowledge of our power.”
— Mark Rutherford

higherawareness.com
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A Note from the Universe

Never has there been a moment in your life, Cat, that wasn’t also a moment in mine.

Never have you laughed without me, cried alone, or loved in vain.

And never have you dreamed a dream, that destiny had not ordained.

Thanks,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Chilled Yogurt Soup

This Persian inspired soup is also known as Ab Doogh Khiar. It is made with cucumbers, yogurt, and other Middle Eastern flavors. Being a chilled soup, it is a wonderful option in the heat of the summer.

https://www.thriftyfun.com/Week-32-Chilled-Yogurt-Soup.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
August 22, 2019 

Paradoxes

“Almost anything you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”

-Mohandas K. Gandhi (1869-1948)

If you look at the universe from the beginning of time – (and yet was there a beginning?) until as far as we can imagine into the future – each little action we take may be considered insignificant. And yet, it’s not. Every action we take has some impact on our spiritual growth. It might seem like little tiny baby steps when we’re wanting to take great leaps and bounds- but each step, large or small, is significant nonetheless. We’ve got to keep going

-Lissa Coffey

coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Temperance

Pace yourself today and get more done than you might imagine as the day begins. It’s all right to be tired from time to time. It doesn’t have to cripple all your plans for the day. Maintain a sensible balance, remember to eat healthy, take a short break once and a while, and don’t aim too high. There’s plenty of work to be done that you can handle with ease.

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/