Cat’s Morning Bits for September 27, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for September 27, 2021

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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September Quotes

“The last of Summer is Delight —
Deterred by Retrospect.
‘Tis Ecstasy’s revealed Review —
Enchantment’s Syndicate.

To meet it — nameless as it is —
Without celestial Mail —
Audacious as without a Knock
To walk within the Veil.”

  • Emily Dickinson, The Last of Summer is Delight

gardendigest.com

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September Events 2021

Sept. 2 Celtic Tree Month of Vine begins (Sept 2- 29)

Sept. 6 Labor Day/ New Moon at 5:51 pm PST/ 6:51 pm MST/ 8:51 pm EST

Sept. 20 Full Harvest Moon at 4:54 pm PST/ 5:54 pm MST/ 7:54 pm EST

Sept. 22 Mabon/ Fall Equinox/ Sun enters Libra

Sept 27 Mercury Retrograde 9Sept. 72- Oct. 18)

Sept. 30 Celtic Tree Month of Ivy begins (Sept. 30- Oct


Spirit Library: Completion & New Beginnings
Kate Spreckley

The cycles of nature introduce an awareness of change and reflects how transformation is a necessary requirement for all of life. All of nature complies and engages with these cycles upholding the law of balance within the universe. Balance is an integral part of life and in these incredible times, both our personal and collective attitudes and actions must change to ensure humanity’s survival on this planet. As such we are required to re-establish and reconnect with the cycles of nature and to engage consciously with the transformational process we are currently undergoing.

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October Plan With Me – Halloween themed stickers, planning a Samhain celebration – Magical Crafting

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Spirituality & Health:

Astrology Therapy: Can Birth Charts Help You Overcome Anxiety?

BY IRENE SHATEEVA

A chart reading doesn’t predict the future; it describes the user to themselves. The better you understand yourself—the less anxious you feel.

Read more….

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ThoughtCo: Bat Magic and Folklore

In many parts of the world, once the sun begins to set, bats emerge from their resting places and zoom around outdoors, hunting for sustenance. During the Samhain season, in particular, we tend to see an abundance of decorative bats, ranging from cute to scary.

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Journey Into Dreams:EXERCISE DREAM MEANING

Exercise in our dreams is a symbol that shows how we are currently moving in life. If you dreamt of exercising, whether it was running, jogging, cycling, walking, or playing a team sport, read on to learn what it means to dream about working out and fitness.

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MBG: This Week’s Rare Transit Could Usher In Miracles, Astrologers Predict

On Monday, September 27, Mercury pivots retrograde in Libra, the sign of justice.
Fairness and equity are the name of the game, but how do we actually define these ideals? This could be a hotly contested topic starting Monday.

Read more….

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Daily Magick Snippets

Besom Lore

Never give away a used broom. It bring bad luck to you and the person you gave it to.

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Viking Afterlife for Cats and Dogs

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Pioneer Thinking: Healing Power of Lavender

The relaxing, anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties of lavender make it ideal for easing both physical and mental woes.

Lavender oil has been popular since ancient times. It was the sacred scent of the Celtic month of the Willow Moon (April 25 to May 13). Picking lavender during the full moon was said to enhance its magical powers.

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Treehugger: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park Facts


Located in Montrose County, Colorado, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park boasts a 53-mile-long canyon that’s one of the narrowest and deepest in the western United States. So deep, in fact, that sunlight rarely reaches the bottom—a feature that helped give it the name.

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EarthSky News: Moon, Gemini Adorn Predawn Sky

The next two mornings – September 29 and 30, 2021 – you can see see the moon near the two brightest stars of the constellation Gemini the Twins. They’re called Castor and Pollux, and they’re good stars to come to know.

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Patheos-Pagan: What It Means To Put Your Gods First
JOHN BECKETT

Last week someone asked me to intercede with the Morrigan on their behalf, mostly to help them figure out what She wants from them.

Read more….

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Butterflies as Omens, Their Colors and Meanings if You Spot Them

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Inner Journey:

APPRECIATE THE MYSTERY!

“The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced.”
— Aart Van Der Leeuw

“I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible.”
— William James

“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.”
— Niels Bohr

“To know that we know what we know, and to know that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.”
— Copernicus

“Curiouser and curiouser!”
— Lewis Carroll

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Your heroes are your heroes because they believed they could and they dreamed they did.

You can too.

Manifesting 101,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Crunchy Walnut Artichokes with Maple Brussel Sprouts.

Let’s add different textures to complement the flavors, and experience bliss.
Cruising through social media, or perhaps it was an email from my former vegan meal kit delivery. You know, the rise in-home delivery of contents and recipes to make your own; as a pandemic brought many to their new lives indoors. And when one year, 2020, lasted 1460 days.

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise

Element: Water


Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Star Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth


Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.

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Daily Wisdom
September 27, 2021

Perseverance“Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.”
-Julie Andrews
We learn perseverance from an early age. When we first start to walk, we need to make several attempts before we finally get up on our feet and go somewhere. We’re met with the encouragement and support of our loved ones, but the real reward is in the freedom of being mobile. When we persevere, and reach our goal, we see that the effort we put in was worth it.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Devil

Your instincts may be heightened and a bit off today, and this could lead you to make some wrong decisions or assumptions. Then, you run the risk of pouncing on these assumptions and acting out of a bad impulse. Keep your emotions under control and back away from impulsive actions of any kind. Today they are traps that lead to embarrassment at best, and harm at worst.

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 13, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for September 13, 2021

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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September Quotes

“The goldenrod is yellow
The corn is turning brown
The trees in apple orchards
With fruit are bending down.”

  • Childrens song

gardendigest.com

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September Events 2021

Sept. 2 Celtic Tree Month of Vine begins (Sept 2- 29)

Sept. 6 Labor Day/ New Moon at 5:51 pm PST/ 6:51 pm MST/ 8:51 pm EST

Sept. 20 Full Harvest Moon at 4:54 pm PST/ 5:54 pm MST/ 7:54 pm EST

Sept. 22 Mabon/ Fall Equinox/ Sun enters Libra

Sept 27 Mercury Retrograde 9Sept. 72- Oct. 18)

Sept. 30 Celtic Tree Month of Ivy begins (Sept. 30- Oct


Spirit Library: Increasing Intensity (a message from Kate Spreckley)

Collectively we are all in the throes of a period of destruction and reconstruction. It is an intense time of rapid processing, purification, and healing where expansion, growth, learning, and awakenings are becoming more and more pronounced. We are learning to fully engage with our soul and to live life through our intuitive self. As a result, all that must be relinquished is being revealed offering us the opportunity to heal and release the deep and difficult wounds of the past

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Bragi: The Passionate Warrior Poet of the Gods

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Spiritual Unite: THE SPIRITUAL MEANING OF AN OTTER: SYMBOLISM
Otters are strong, playful animals that represent happiness and joy. They have a lot of spiritual symbolism to offer people who are seeking meaning in their lives.

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ThoughtCo: Reiki Tools and Supplies

Reiki practitioners will often create a relaxing atmosphere for their Reiki sessions, setting the mood with the use of dimmed lights, meditative music, or bubbling water fountains. Here are some select tools, healing room furnishings, attire, and other specialty items specifically meant for Reiki healers.

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Journey Into Dreams: DREAMING ABOUT MACHINES AND MACHINERY

Dreaming about machines or machinery can symbolize how things are currently working in your life. We can see many different kinds of machines in our dreams, ranging from washing machines and dishwashers to complicated machines in factories.

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MBG: A Complicated Transit Is Coming This Week: Astrologers Light The Way Forward

How much is too much? Relying on gut checks and public consensus won’t be the best yardstick this week, as the Virgo Sun dances into a pair of mystifying formations. Here’s your horoscope from the AstroTwins.

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Daily Magick Snippets

Altar Tools: Censer
This is an incense burner. Some are complex, like the swinging ones the Catholics use. This requires a lot of room! I would go with the ones that hold sticks or cones, seashells can also be used. The smoke can be used as a divining tool, for purifying or for altering consciousness.
Associated with Air.

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Mabon & Autumnal Equinox Card, Watercolor Fall Greeting Card – Wheel of the Year – Magical Crafting

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Spirituality & Health: Tara: The Liberating Power of the Female Buddha
BY KATE MADDEN YEE


“Westerners so often wrestle with insidious self-doubt,” says psychologist Rachael Wooten. “But here’s this woman, who ultimately became a female Buddha, saying to the authority figures of her day: ‘I am enough, just as I am.’ And by virtue of her conviction, so are we.”

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Treehugger: Eco-Friendly Autumnal Crafts Using Things From My Garden
You’ll be amazed at the natural craft supplies a garden or rural yard can yield.

Autumn is a time of abundance on my property—and not just in terms of food. One thing that I like to do is think about how to use natural materials from my garden for a range of autumnal crafts

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EarthSky News: Cassiopeia The Queen Ascends In September

Any late summer evening, and throughout northern autumn, Cassiopeia the Queen can be found ascending in the northeast after nightfall. The shape of this constellation makes Cassiopeia’s stars very noticeable. Cassiopeia looks like the letter W (or M). Look for the Queen starting at nightfall every September. She’ll be higher up in the northeast as autumn unfolds. For those in the northern U.S. and Canada, Cassiopeia is circumpolar, above the horizon all night long.

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Patheos-Pagan: Tarot: Standard Meanings or Intuitive Interpretations?
JOHN BECKETT

Lately I’ve seen a few people on Twitter arguing about how to read Tarot cards. Some say you should always use the generally accepted meanings for the cards, while others say the standard meanings don’t matter and….

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Pagan Playlist: Kid on The Mountain Celtic Lands -feat. Máiréad Nesbitt Celtic Violinist & Harp Twins

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Inner Journey: MAKING A DIFFERENCE

“The spiritual life is a call to action. But it is a call to … action without any selfish attachment to the results.”
— Eknath Easwaran

Many of us feel deeply that we want to make a difference — we want our lives to mean something in the bigger scheme of life. While this is a noble motive, we might want to explore what lies at its root.

Does the drive to make a difference arise from ego’s need to feel worthy? If my ego is not convinced that I matter, I may want visible proof that I do by making some kind of impact on life.

Soul doesn’t need proof that it’s worthy. Soul thrives in being awake and connected. Perhaps if we let go of the pressure we feel from our ego’s need to be recognized, we will be more open and able to simply live soulfully. And by doing that, we WILL make a difference!

“A person’s worth is contingent upon who he is, not upon what he does, or how much he has. The worth of a person, or a thing, or an idea, is in being, not in doing, not in having.”
— Alice Mary Hilton

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Hey, what if instead of waiting for everything to be perfect, we start living your dreams this week, to any degree we can?

Ooh-ooh-ooh!

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Instant Pot® Pumpkin Quinoa Porridge

If you haven’t tried quinoa for breakfast yet, you’re missing out on a tasty and comforting way to start your day. Quinoa will give you a hefty serving of protein, and the warm and spicy pumpkin in this recipe will give you lots of added vitamins and fiber. This is prepared in the Instant Pot®, which makes it quick and easy too! I made mine without too much sweetener and lots of spice; adjust the amounts to your taste. Leftovers will keep in the refrigerator up to 6 days.

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise

Element: Water


Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Star Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth


Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.

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Daily Wisdom
September 13, 2021

Reliability
“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”

-Flora Edwards


Reliability means the ability to be relied upon. When we’re talking about appliances, that’s easy to understand. Flip the switch and if it does what it’s supposed to do, it’s reliable. With people it’s not that different. To be reliable means that we do what we say we’re going to do. Our words carry weight because we have proven through our past actions and behaviors that people can count on us.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Magician

You have your A game going today, but don”t let it go to your head. As the Magician, you”re at your most capable. If someone tries to spring a surprise request on you, you”ll probably see it coming. Be low-key, don”t build expectations, and then excel. So long as your ego doesn”t exceed good sense, you”ll be able to accomplish just about anything!

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 24, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for August 24, 2021

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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Senate honored Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor, by changing the name of their month “Sextilis” to “Augustus.” Middle English speakers inherited the name of the month of August, but it wasn’t until the mid-1600s that “august” came to be used generically in English, more or less as “augustus” was in Latin, to refer to someone with imperial qualities.

merriam-webster.com

August Events:

Aug 1 Lammas / Lughnasadh

Aug 5 Celtic Tree Month of Hazel begins

Aug 8 New Moon at 6:50 am PST/ 7:50 am MST/ 9:50 am EST

Aug 22 Full Corn Moon at 5:01 PST/ 6:01 am MST/ 8:01 am EST


Spirit Library: Elevation & Expansion (a message from Kate Spreckley)

Soul embodiment is the ultimate purpose of this time. The physical vehicle is the container of our soul and when the soul begins to anchor within the body everything shifts. Our energy field expands elevating our thoughts, emotions, and feelings. The Full Moon energies are currently expanding the energy of the soul within our human form and as a result, our focus this week will need to be on realigning and rebalancing our emotional, mental, and spiritual bodies with our physical body

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Spirituality & Health: A Letter-Writing Burn Ritual for Healing by Athena Bahri

With this ritual, become an observer to your emotions surrounding loss, and release them into the universe.

Losing loved ones has been one of the most dramatic challenges people have faced throughout the pandemic. Whether you’re dealing with physical, emotional, or spiritual loss, energy healing rituals can help you release fear and ease grief so you can shift to a positive vibration

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Spiritual Unite: DREAMING OF A HOLE IN THE GROUND: SYMBOLISM
Some people dream of a hole in the ground, and they may not know what it means.

Hole dreams can be symbolic of many things, but there are some common themes that appear when examining the symbolism behind this dream.

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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.

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The Wisdom of Odin: Ratatoskr | The Squirrel of Norse Mythology

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MBG: How To Embrace The “Back-To-School” Energy Of Virgo Season 2021 — And Have Fun Doing It

Every 30 days or so, the Sun visits a new zodiac sign. During this “season,” everyone feels the energy of this prevailing astrological sign, no matter what your Sun sign horoscope may be. The Sun moves through orderly Virgo, from August 22 to September 22, helping us streamline and systematize the chaotic areas of our lives

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Today’s DIY: Making a Basket from PINE NEEDLES | Start to Finish Project

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Elephant Journal: The Descent of Inanna: A Myth with a Message that will Transform You.

Like most little kids, I used to love myths and legends.
I often daydreamed of fantasy worlds or was playing princess in a castle.

My favorite was when my parents read my sister and I bedtime stories. My parents had their own unique way of telling stories. My mum used it as a time for calming us down from the day. She would choose short stories with familiar characters and spoke gently allowing us to drift off into a nightmare-free sleep

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Treehugger: A Camel Helps Photographers Capture Images in the Desert
For 7 days, Sarha wandered with her gear (and came home each night).

Nature photographers sometimes must combat challenging circumstances to create their images. They can deal with extreme weather conditions and demanding terrain.

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EarthSky News: Andromeda Galaxy: All You Need To Know

The large spiral galaxy next door
Although several dozen minor galaxies lie closer to our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the Andromeda galaxy is the closest large spiral galaxy to ours. Let’s exclude, for a moment, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, visible from Earth’s Southern Hemisphere. Besides them, the Andromeda galaxy is the brightest external galaxy you can see. At 2.5 million light-years, it’s also the most distant thing visible to your unaided eye.

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Patheos-Pagan: Integration, Integration, Integration
IRISANYA MOON

I used to be a witch who collected experiences. I collected this class and that chant and that ritual working and those whispers from the godds. I bundles them all up and made a pretty place for them in my heart and on my altar.

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Pagan Playlist: AUTUMN WITCH’S KITCHEN AMBIENCE: Heavy Rain Sounds, Fireplace Sounds and Bubbling Cauldron

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Inner Journey:

CHOOSE DIFFERENTLY TODAY

“It is always your next move.”
— Napoleon Hill

The great benefit of heightened awareness is that we have more choice in how we live our lives. At any moment, we can purposefully choose a new experience for ourselves. We can choose to pay attention, breathe more deeply, laugh, rest, play, appreciate, do something different – the possibilities are endless.

Whenever you remember, TAKE YOURSELF OFF AUTO-PILOT and really examine your situation. Take charge and make a choice that will enrich your experience. At the end of the day, reflect on what happened and how you felt when you chose a new line of thought, feeling or action.

“We cannot tell what may happen to us in the strange medley of life. But we can decide what happens in us — how we can take it, what we do with it — and that is what really counts in the end.”
— Joseph Fort Newton

“When a defining moment comes along, you can do one of two things. Define the moment, or let the moment define you.”
— Tin Cup (the movie)

And remember: “If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.”
— Neil Peart

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

What if today was your “last” day or this week was your “last” week, and heaven had 10,000 angels waiting to serenade you, dancers waiting to dance with you, and reporters waiting to interview you?

Is there a grudge you’d still hold? Something you’d still regret? An unhappy memory that would matter more than forever and ever?

Nada, baby

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Peach Cobbler Coffee Cake Is the One You’ve Been Waiting For
And by “the one,” I mean the one coffee cake.

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Element: Fire

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Power Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs & Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr

Tuesday is ruled by Mars. Today’s energies align with all things masculine such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. It can also be used for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

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Daily Wisdom
August 24, 2021

Eyes
“Eyes can speak and eyes can understand.”

-George Chapman (1559?-1634)


We can say so much without speaking a word. Emotions show on our face. Our eyes can’t lie. Experts who read body language say that so much is given away with the eyes. They have been called “the mirrors of the soul.” We can communicate with our loved ones with merely a look. Sometimes a look can speak volumes!

-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 August 23, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for August 23, 2021

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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Senate honored Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor, by changing the name of their month “Sextilis” to “Augustus.” Middle English speakers inherited the name of the month of August, but it wasn’t until the mid-1600s that “august” came to be used generically in English, more or less as “augustus” was in Latin, to refer to someone with imperial qualities.

merriam-webster.com

August Events:

Aug 1 Lammas / Lughnasadh

Aug 5 Celtic Tree Month of Hazel begins

Aug 8 New Moon at 6:50 am PST/ 7:50 am MST/ 9:50 am EST

Aug 22 Full Corn Moon at 5:01 PST/ 6:01 am MST/ 8:01 am EST


Spirituality & Health: How to Cleanse Energy by Burning Sage

10 Smudging Tips by Bianca Alexander

If you’re interested in cleansing your body, mind, aura, or just your physical space, try these 10 tips for smudging sage.

Regardless of where you are on the spiritual path, if you’re in contact with any part of our materialistic world, you are bound to attract or experience negativity in some form. After all, opposites attract; like moths to a flame, the light is powerful enough to draw out darkness from within and from without

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Magical Crafting; How to make Magical infused oils – Witchcraft – Magical Crafting- witch oil -love oil – prosperity

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Spiritual Unite: DREAMING OF BEING IN A TORNADO: SYMBOLISM
Dreams are interesting. Dreaming of being in a tornado can be scary, but it has been interpreted as representing change or upheaval.

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ThoughtCo: What is a Lunar Halo?

So you were outside one evening for the full moon, and there was an amazing circle around the moon. Is it something magical? Could it be important, from a magical perspective?

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MBG: Astrologers Say We’re In For A Relationship Reality Check On Monday

This week’s transits will nudge all of us to get real about which relationships are truly serving us. Here’s your horoscope from the AstroTwins.

Saturn will deliver a reality check on Monday.

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The Witches’ Cauldron: THE GODDESS AND THE GOD – Wicca 101

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Elephant Journal: Supercharge your Spiritual Growth with these 5 Crystals.

“I thought of the soul as resembling a castle, formed of a single diamond or a very transparent crystal, and containing many rooms, just as in Heaven there are many mansions.” ~ Saint Teresa of Avila

Are you on a journey to connect more deeply with Spirit? Crystals can help.

It’s no coincidence that Saint Teresa of Avila compares the soul to a beautiful gemstone.

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Treehugger: Newly Identified Beetle Was Hiding in Plain Sight
The frog-legged beetle was named for David Attenborough.

Sometimes scientific discoveries aren’t just made in rainforests and oceans. Sometimes they can be made by researchers right in a museum’s own collections.

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EarthSky News: Andromeda Galaxy: All You Need To Know

Although several dozen minor galaxies lie closer to our home galaxy, the Milky Way, the Andromeda galaxy is the closest large spiral galaxy to ours. Let’s exclude, for a moment, the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds, visible from Earth’s Southern Hemisphere. Besides them, the Andromeda galaxy is the brightest external galaxy you can see. At 2.5 million light-years, it’s also the most distant thing visible to your unaided eye

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Presenting Paganism to a Generation of Spiritual Explorers
JOHN BECKETT

Heather Greene has a new piece up on Religion News Service that says Study: Gen Z doubles down on spirituality, combining tarot and traditional faith. It looks at a study by the Springtide Research Institute that says:

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Pagan Playlist: Relaxing Celtic Music – Autumn Forest

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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

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A Note from the Universe

For times when the world seems to spin too fast or when your dreams seem to turn slightly pale… switch tracks, give yourself a rest, and dwell upon the fact that you are still part of a greater dream. My own. And I couldn’t be happier with the progress we’re making.

You’re pure “Rock Star” in the unseen,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: This Unique Corn & Blueberry Salad Is Bursting With Vibrant Summer Produce

One of the farmers market items that always signals the true peak of summer is the arrival of farm-fresh corn. While certain processed corn products are notoriously not the most healthy, whole fresh corn is a good option for any table

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise

Element: Water


Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Star Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth


Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.

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Daily Wisdom
August 23, 2021

Eyes
“The eye of the beholder may govern what is seen.”

-James MacGregor Burns


We have heard the saying that beauty is in the eyes of the beholder, but this takes it one step further. Whatever it is that we see is interpreted through our eyes and our brain and we give it meaning. Whether it’s beauty or anything else. What values are we putting on things? What are we reading into anything we see? It’s interesting that when two or more people witness the exact same event, and then they describe it, it can seem like totally different experiences!

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Fool

This is one of those days when everything is up in the air and you doubt that you could do much even if you tried. Nonetheless, things can go well when some unexpected good luck comes your way. Your carefree attitude can attract some unexpected help to keep you going and to make things interesting if not fun. Uncertainty can be inspiring in its own way.

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 2, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for August 2, 2021

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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Senate honored Augustus Caesar, the first Roman emperor, by changing the name of their month “Sextilis” to “Augustus.” Middle English speakers inherited the name of the month of August, but it wasn’t until the mid-1600s that “august” came to be used generically in English, more or less as “augustus” was in Latin, to refer to someone with imperial qualities.

merriam-webster.com

August Events:

Aug 1 Lammas / Lughnasadh

Aug 5 Celtic Tree Month of Hazel begins

Aug 8 New Moon at 6:50 am PST/ 7:50 am MST/ 9:50 am EST

Aug 22 Full Corn Moon at 5:01 PST/ 6:01 am MST/ 8:01 am EST


Spirit Library: Claim Your Power & Energy (a message from Kate Spreckley)

At this stage of our growth and evolution, the incoming energies are working to trigger our personal limitations, old behaviours, and unhealed patterns. This is an uncomfortable process which can leave us feeling exhausted and frustrated as the urge to take action and move forward grows

Read more….

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Daily Rituals – ENERGETIC Cord-Cutting Basics – Alberto Villoldo

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Spiritual Unite: THE SPIRITUAL MEANING OF AN EAGLE: SYMBOLISM


An eagle is a majestic creature with long wings, sharp talons, and piercing eyes. It symbolizes power, freedom, and the sky.

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ThoughtCo: How to Use Mugwort in Magic

Mugwort is an herb that is found fairly regularly in many modern Pagan magical practices. From its use as an incense, for smudging, or in spellwork, mugwort is a highly versatile – and easy to grow – herb

Read more….

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How To Make Witches Runes – Divination and Fortune Telling – Magical Crafting – Witchcraft

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MBG: This Week’s Astrology Forecast Is An Extrovert’s Dream

With Leo Season in full swing, it’s been easy to get swept up in the moment, enjoying spontaneous diversions and pursuing only what sparks your passion. Here’s how this week could shake things up, according to the AstroTwins.

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Daily Good: Moon Tree

We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself.

  • Anais Nin –

Moon Tree

“In 1971, more than four hundred tree seeds were collected and ensconced in an aluminum canister. They were chosen from across the United States: the resinous sweet gum and mud-loving southern loblolly; the northwestern Douglas fir, green and mossy; the sycamore leafing over mid-western flood plains; and the coastal redwood, stretching along the sandy loam of the Pacific. For all the preparations involved, NASA’s plan was simple at its heart: let’s see how they handle this journey.” { read more }

Be The Change

Every life form we encounter holds hidden stories. Take a moment to consider the multidimensional mystery of this. If interested, you can learn more about what happened to the seeds that went to the moon here. { more }

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Today’s DIY: How to Make Lavender Essential Oil in 3 Easy Steps

Adding a little bit of lavender essential oil to your hair and skincare regimen is an easy way to put the power of natural plant compounds to work while avoiding harsh chemicals.

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August Birthstone : Peridot

Birthstone Color: Yellow Green

If fire appears to leap from the vibrant green surface of the Peridot, this may be because this gem is formed as a result of volcanic activity. Many years ago, natives discovered Peridot crystals in the black sands of Hawaii, explaining their presence as tears shed by Pele, the volcano goddess.

Read more….

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Treehugger: Teen Upcycles Climbing Ropes, Helping the Environment and Pets

An avid rock climber for several years, Alexander Tsao was scaling the walls at a gym near his home in Redmond, Washington, when he noticed that the ropes were frequently being replaced with new ones.

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EarthSky News: Saturn At Opposition August 1-2, Near Jupiter

When viewed through a telescope, Saturn is our solar system’s most glorious planet. But, to the eye, Saturn isn’t as noticeable as bright Jupiter. Luckily, we’re still less than a year past the great conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter.

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: The House is Still on Fire – Witchcraft Against Climate Crisis
IAN CHAMBERS

In previous post, I have written with some concern about the climate crisis that’s threatening human, and other life upon this beautiful planet.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Loreena McKennitt – The old ways

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Inner Journey: HEALTH AND HELP

“More tears are shed over answered prayers than unanswered ones.”
— Mother Teresa

If we are prompted to ask for spiritual blessings for ourselves or others, how do we best do this?

Speaker Kimberly Herkert offers that it is best to simply ask the divine for health and help. As human beings, we are not capable of seeing the big picture for anyone’s situation. As a result, we are not able to judge what is best for anyone, including ourselves.

The Higher Power always knows best, and the general prayer for ‘health and help’ acknowledges the wisdom that exists there and our faith in divine will.

“God answers prayer in His own way, not ours.”
— Mohandas Gandhi

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A Note from the Universe

Throughout your entire life you’ve moved mountains, averted disasters, and orchestrated the most thrilling of comebacks, clutches and coincidences.

So what’s the big deal now?

Eeeee-ha!

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: 11 Tomato Sandwich Recipes for Peak Season

Nothing screams summer quite like an in-season tomato — that burst of juice and sunshine just doesn’t manifest all year long.

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Magical Correspondences for August

Nature Spirits: Dryads
Herbs: Angelica; Bay; Chamomile; Fennel; Orange; Rue & St.John’s Wort
Colours: Yellow & Gold
Flowers: Sunflower & Marigold
Scents: Frankincense & Heliotrope
Stones: Cat’s Eye; Carnelian; Fire Agate & Jasper
Trees: Alder; Cedar & Hazel
Animals: Lion; Phoenix; Sphinx & Dragon
Birds: Crane; Falcon & Eagle
Deities: Diana; Ganesha; Hathor; Hecate; Nemesis &Thoth
Power Flow:
Appreciating; Friendships; Gathering; Harvesting; Health & Vitality

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Daily Wisdom
August 2, 2021

Victory
“Victory comes, at times, just when one no longer expects it.”

-Martin Buber (1878-1965)


Have you ever had those times where you’re trying to think of a word, or a person’s name, and no matter how much you search your brain you can’t seem to find it? And then later, when you relax, when you’ve given up and let it go, it comes flooding back to you clear as day! That’s the law of detachment at work. Whatever you are striving for, release and let it go, then it is free to be yours.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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August Birth Flowers

There are two birth flowers August is commonly associated with. What exactly are these flowers? What are the meanings of these flowers?

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/

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 27, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 27, 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: Be Calm and Receptive (a message from Kate Spreckley)

We start this week in the flow of the Full Moon energies which is heightening our emotions and amplifying our senses. There is tension between the old and the new which is calling us towards the fullness of our destiny. As such a deeper awakening is occurring that will take us into a new expansiveness beyond that which we have experienced before.

Read more….

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Spiritual Unite: THE SPIRITUAL SIGNIFICANCE OF SEEING A GECKO
Seeing a gecko is memorable and can hold significance for those on a spiritual path. Geckos are known to bring luck and good fortune, and seeing one means that your life will be blessed with happiness.

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ThoughtCo: Daily Pagan Living

To truly walk a Pagan path, many people believe that their spirituality should be part of their daily life, and not just something they observe once or twice a month. Here’s where we’ll talk about contemporary issues of interest to Pagans, family and relationships, and how to live a magical life every day.

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MBG: Astrologers Predict These 3 Transits Will Shake Things Up This Week

Expect a burst of confidence (and an urge to organize) this week as Mercury, Jupiter, and Mars all change signs. Here’s your horoscope from the AstroTwins.

Dressing for dinner—or just a random walk around the neighborhood—will be a capital “E” Experience starting Tuesday, July 27.

Read more….

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What Do We Offer the Gods in Sacrifice?

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Today’s DIY: Lammas & Lughnasadh Harvest Mouse Greeting Cards, Watercolor and Shimmer paint – Magical Crafting

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Elephant Journal: Why the Dragonfly is my Totem Animal.

I vividly remember my fascination with the mystical winged creatures of transformation dipping in and out of my garden pond.
I would gaze at them in awe from the balcony of my childhood home, and I’d feel a surge of unexplainable joy and luck that they had chosen our abode for a visit on those breezy, summer afternoons.

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Treehugger: How I Create Magical Moonlight Gardens

A garden should not just be a productive place. It should also be a space that you can enjoy spending time in as frequently as possible. Good design can make a garden a delightful place to be—

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EarthSky News: Mars And Regulus In Conjunction July 29

Look for Venus first
In late July 2021, look westward at dusk for the dazzling planet Venus. Then, as evening twilight is giving way to nightfall, watch for two close-knit celestial bodies to pop out beneath Venus: the planet Mars and the star Regulus.

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Patheos-Pagan: The Shapeshifting Nature of Ritual
LAURA TEMPEST ZAKROFF

“Ritual is an often misunderstood entity.” This is something I’ve been known to say since I first started writing and teaching about magical practice many moons ago.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Emotional Dark Music – The Eternal Forest

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Inner Journey:

WHAT BLOCKS CONNECTION?

“People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges.”
— Joseph F. Newton

We experience soul when we really connect with life — when we stop and consciously experience what is happening.

We lose soul with:
• resistance – to anyone or anything
• superficiality – we avoid depth of experience
• control – we try to control the relationship
• selfishness – we remain self-centered.

Each of these attitudes fosters separation rather than connection. Once again, soul lives in relating.

Take time to become aware of, and perhaps journal on how you relate to other people and things in your life.

“We have to decide for ourselves what’s nourishing to our souls, and do those things over others.”
— Thomas Moore

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A Note from the Universe

Invariably, the 5 minutes of inspiration you need to totally rock the world and transform your life, will come at the end of hours, weeks, months, or even years’ worth of floundering, frivolity, false starts, and seeming hopelessness.

Yet when the dream comes true and you glance over your shoulder, you’ll see that those 5 minutes were made possible because of everything that led up to them, and that you never needed to be so critical of yourself or the time it was taking.

Funny you,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Healing Honey Elixir (Kitchen Witch Cook Book)

  • This magical elixir is a soothing combination of spices and sweetness that help along a recovering witch; it helps alleviate symptoms from allergies or colds. The best part? You make the honey mixture ahead of time and can store it until you need it

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Element: Fire

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Power Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs & Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr

Tuesday is ruled by Mars. Today’s energies align with all things masculine such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. It can also be used for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

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Daily Wisdom
July 27, 2021

Virtue
“Virtue is nothing else but action in accordance with the laws of one’s own nature.”

-Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677)


When we are tuned in and going with the flow, we allow ourselves to be who we really are. There’s no faking it, no play-acting, just instinct and authenticity. Our virtues come shining through because we can’t help it. That’s who we are.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Fool

You may have the best of intentions today but it won’t be easy to stick to any of them. There’s a lot of randomness in the air and you won’t have very much control over anything. Don’t let this lull you into becoming thoughtless or not caring about what you’re doing. Do what you can and save some energy for tomorrow when things might be smoother.

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 July 19, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 19, 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: Let Go of Distractions (a message from Kate Spreckley)

The form and structure of our world continues to dissolve bringing to a close certain aspects of our lives and our reality. We are being forced to let go of the past and the foundations of our reality which have sustained the dysfunctional facets of life on Earth. As a result, we are being urged to heal the ancient wounds of the past which have kept us stuck in continuous cycles of pain and suffering.

Read more….

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10 Minutes Deep Relaxing Meditation with Tibetan Singing Bowls ! Chakras Tune-up !!!

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Spiritual Unite: SPIRITUAL AWAKENING AND HEADACHES
Spiritual Awakening And Headaches: As we experience a spiritual awakening and our energies shift to a higher frequency.

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ThoughtCo: 5 Easy Decorating Ideas for Lammas/Lughansadh

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

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MBG: Astrologers Say The Planet Of Beauty & Romance Will Shake Things Up This Week

This week marks the start of Leo season and the arrival of a rare second full moon in Aquarius. Here’s your horoscope, from the AstroTwins.

Love and fashion go full-on Victorian as Venus downshifts into virtuous Virgo this Wednesday, July 21

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Daily Good: Practicing the Art of Wonder: Lessons from the Hummingbird

My work is loving the world.

  • Mary Oliver –

Practicing the Art of Wonder: Lessons from the Hummingbird

“A Broad-billed Hummingbird hangs for a few seconds, not three feet away. The brilliant sapphire gorget flashes for an instant, and then the tiny bird is gone in a shot, his raspy cry fading like a lost thought into the oaks. I close my eyes and try to feel the impact that the hundreds of hummingbirds I’ve seen over the past few days have had on my psyche. The swirl of their presence, their diminutive size, their radiant color, their adroit quickness, their bickering flurries, all seep into me, and finally well up into awed appreciation, just for their being in the world. Past, future, and self fall away. In that moment, Ive become the planet-as-human, in wonder at hummingbirds, feeling them as part of the splendor of life.” { read more }

Be The Change

Practice the art of wonder through radical presence today.

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The 5 Realms of THE UPPER WORLD – Alberto Villoldo

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Elephant Journal: Reclaiming our Power through the “Chakra System”—& 3 steps to Get Started.

What does reclaiming your power even mean?
This isn’t about having power over someone else. It isn’t about being better than the next person. It isn’t ego-fueled in any capacity. What means is remembering who you are and what you stand for, and owning it.

Read more….

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Treehugger: Marine Life Shines in Ocean Conservancy Photo Contest
Who can resist a grinning balloonfish?

There’s a sea lion blowing bubbles, a bubblefish that looks like it’s grinning, and a teeny seahorse floating away.

These are the winners in the Ocean Conservancy’s 2021 Photo Contest. Featured animals included many species of sharks, seals, dolphins, sea turtles, manatees, sea lions, eels, whales, penguins, and other types of marine life.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: Watch For The Moon And The Scorpion

July is a grand time of year to learn to recognize the constellation Scorpius the Scorpion. If you’re in the city – with no dark sky – you probably won’t see the entire constellation. But you can still see the star that represents the Scorpion’s Heart, a bright red star called Antares. Our chart shows the nights of July 19, 20 and 21, 2021, when the moon will approaching this star and then passing it. Watch for the moon on these nights! Despite its glare, Antares’ red color might be noticeable.

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Patheos-Pagan: 5 Ways to Get Off of a Spiritual Plateau
JOHN BECKETT

You may have seen the meme going around social media that says “progress is not linear.’ It shows a figure moving along a mountainous terrain: lots of ups and downs before a final climb to the top.

Read more….

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Danu’s Irish Herb Garden: Making Medicine with Mullein

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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

However much you give, more than that will be given to you.

Take the bait,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: One-Bite Thai “Flavor Bomb” Salad Wraps (Miang Kham)

This is one of the most delicious, most exciting appetizers of all time. I’ve only had my mind blown a few times, but when I tried miang kham, that was one of those times. A savory, yet sweet sauce pulls together the intense, immense flavors that these salad bombs hold, and they’re perfect for serving at parties.

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Magical Correspondences for Monday

Magickal Intentions: Psychic Sensitivity, Women’s Mysteries, Tides, Waters, Emotional Issues, Agriculture, Animals, Female Fertility, Messages, Theft, Reconciliations, Voyages, Dreams and Merchandise

Element: Water


Incense: African Violet, Honeysuckle, Myrtle, Willow, Wormwood
Planet: Moon
Star Sign: Cancer
Angel: Gabriel
Power Colors: Silver, White and Gray
Herbs& Plants: Night Blooming Flowers, Willow Root, Orris Root, Birch, Motherwort, Vervain, White Rose and White Iris
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Moonstone, Aquamarine, Pearl, Clear Quartz, Flourite, Geodes
Oil: (Moon) Jasmine, Lemon, Sandalwood

Deities include Artemis, Diana, Luna, Selene, Thoth


Monday is ruled the Moon. Today’s energy best align with spell work that deals with women, home and hearth, the family, the garden, travel, and medicine. It also boosts rituals involving psychic development and prophetic dreaming.

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Daily Wisdom
July 19, 2021

Names
Juliet: “What’s in a name? That which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet.”

-Shakespeare (1564-1616)


Shakespeare has a point here in that a name is a label, and in many cases, merely an identifier. But at the same time, those letters, and syllables, come to signify something to us that is meaningful. The word alone conveys the meaning that we have attached to it.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Hanged Man

Possibly a romantically disquieting day, you may begin to suspect that your love is not being returned, at least not in kind. Or perhaps you can’t bring yourself to return the affections of an ardent admirer. This might feel even worse. The head and heart don’t always speak the same language or have the same opinions. Be strong and as kind as you can.

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 July 13, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 13, 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:

New Level of Sensitivity (a message from Kate Spreckley)
Monday, 12 July, 2021

With this past weekend’s New Moon, we continue to ride wave after wave of galactic energy all of which is preparing us in some way for the future. What that future looks like or how it will be no one knows as each step that we take, each transformation we move through determines our journey. Our only certainty is change and as we navigate our way, we are compelled to resolve our past and to find a new way of living and being with the Earth.

Read more….

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Asatru, Norse Pagan, or Heathen: Which One is Right for You?

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Spiritual Unite: KOALA SPIRIT ANIMAL – RELAXING IS A MUST
When the koala spirit animal appears in your life, it is a message that you need to slow down, take some time off and reconnect with your energy and with nature.

Read more….

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ThoughtCo: Lammas/Lughnasadh Rites & Rituals

Looking for rites and rituals for your Lammas or Lughnasadh celebration? Here’s where you’ll find ways to celebrate the harvest, honor the gods of the fields, and pay tribute to the Celtic god Lugh.

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Patheos / New Visions

We Carry A Great Matter
MARK NEPO

Once we grasp the essence of another, we have an obligation to honor and carry what we know to be true about that being with us and into the world.

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MBG: Astrologers Say This Week’s Rare Cosmic Events Will Set Off Sexy Sparks

This week will lift the curtain on those loving feelings. Here’s your complete horoscope, from the AstroTwins.

For the first time in two years, cosmic companions Venus and Mars make an exact conjunction in the sky, meeting at the same degree of Leo on Tuesday, July 13.

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Daily Good: Seven Lessons Learned from Leaves

Though leaves are many, the root is one.

  • William Butler Yeats –

Seven Lessons Learned from Leaves

“I’ve been thinking more deeply about leaves –what these simple gifts of nature can teach us, and how they can help us overcome the challenges we face in life. Over the past year, I jotted down thoughts in a vintage leather-covered notebook that I keep on my desk. And in the spirit of this deeper exploration, I used a macro lens on my camera to reveal a closer look at the wondrous structure of leaves. Here are seven things I’m grateful for having observed.” Paul Cotter shares more. { read more }

Be The Change

Look closely at the leaves of your house plant, or the tree outside your window, or on a neighbors shrubbery. What do you see?

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Daily Rituals – Calming a RESTLESS MIND – Alberto Villoldo

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Elephant Journal: Meditations on Swan Symbolism & Its Graceful Message.

I love the graceful way the swan delivers its messages to me.
The Shamanic Journey website tells us:

“Swan’s wisdom includes awakening the power of self, balance, grace, inner beauty, innocence, self-esteem, understanding dream symbols, seeing into the future, understanding spirituality, evolution, developing intuitive abilities, divination, grace in dealing with others, and commitment

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Treehugger: Male Dragonflies Get Less Flashy in Hotter Climates

When temperatures rise, male dragonflies have come up with a decidedly drab but clever way to stay cool. They lose some of the showy pigmentation on their wings, a new study finds. Shedding the dark patches helps regulate their body temperature, but it could make it harder to attract mates and fend off rivals.

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EarthSky News: What Is The Ecliptic?

Have you noticed that the sun, moon and planets all follow more or less the same path across our sky?

If you live in the high Arctic or Antarctic, you’ll see the sun or moon track along your horizon. But most of us – on most parts of Earth – see the sun arc across the sky from east to west, as Earth spins each day. The moon follows the sun’s path. And so do the major planets in our solar system. This imaginary track across our sky – the sun’s path during the day – is called the ecliptic.

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Patheos-Pagan: New Moon Musings Among the Waves
IRISANYA MOON

I have heard that this new moon offers the reminder of resourcing. Coming back. Coming into trueness.

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Pagan Playlist: Magic Music – The White Witch

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Inner Journey:

TRUST IN ABUNDANCE

“Once, when we were discussing a world peace project with my teacher, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, somebody asked him, ‘Where is all the money going to come from?’ And he replied without hesitation, ‘From wherever it is at the moment.'”
— Deepak Chopra

How can you open to greater trust that you’ll always have what you need?

Fear, doubt, anxiety and disbelief all serve to repel abundance from us. Faith, love and gratitude for the gifts of our lives keep energy and abundance flowing. The more we trust in our well being, the more it will be realized.

“Manifestation is an act of trust. It is the soul pouring itself out into its world, like a fisherman casting a net to gather in the fish he seeks; with each cast properly made, we will bring what we need to us, but first we must hurl ourselves into the depths without knowing just what lies beneath us.”
— David Spangler

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A Note from the Universe

You just never know who in the crowd, standing beside you in line or passing you in the street, might be raised in spirit, or even lifted from despair, by the kindness in your glance or the comfort of your smile.

But they may never forget.

Supersize me

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Sheet Pan Chicken with Mozzarella, Pesto, and Broccoli

Easy one-dish chicken dinner baked on a sheet pan with broccoli and tomatoes

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Element: Fire

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Power Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs & Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr

Tuesday is ruled by Mars. Today’s energies align with all things masculine such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. It can also be used for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

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Daily Wisdom
July 13, 2021

Progress
“Our moral progress may be measured by the degree in which we sympathize with individual suffering and individual joy.”

-George Eliot (1819-1880)


Progress is learning more about who we are. Progress is understanding and relating and empathizing with other people because we realize that we are all in this together. There is no separation between us. When we can truly experience that Oneness, we will have made real progress!

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Empress

Dress well, speak well, and spend time with people who normally might overlook you. Today you have more authority and influence than usual. At work, your superiors will recognize your talents and capabilities (though they might not outwardly acknowledge it). At home, you can be the ruler of all you survey and your word will go unchallenged. Be gracious and make it all beautiful.

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 July 5, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 5, 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: Space to Adjust (a message from Kate Spreckley)

As July begins, we are still managing the energetic effects of the past month. As such we are being urged to find and maintain our sense of balance as we continue to experience the push and pull between the past and the future, the old and the new. For now, it is important that we focus on allowing and creating the space needed to adjust.

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Cernunnos The Horned God of Celtic Mythology – (Celtic Mythology Explained)

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Spiritual Unite: NUMBER 21 MEANING IN NUMEROLOGY
Number 21 regarded as the transformation number in numerology. Those people born under number 21 have to understand themselves and pass the change of their personality to understand the higher laws of the universe.

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ThoughtCo: Rhiannon, Horse Goddess of Wales

In Welsh mythology, Rhiannon is a horse goddess depicted in the Mabinogion. She is similar in many aspects to the Gaulish Epona, and later evolved into a goddess of sovereignty who protected the king from treachery.

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Navajo Teachings: The Truth About Turquoise

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MBG: If Ever There Was A Week To Redecorate Your Home, Astrologers Say This Is It

There will be an influx of passion and creativity this week. Here’s what the AstroTwins want you to know as we head into July.

The only thing constant is change this Wednesday, July 7, as vivacious Venus in Leo gets into a dynamic dustup with spontaneous Uranus in Taurus.

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Witch of Wanderlust:: Finally A Book I Related To || “Of Blood & Bones” Review

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Elephant Journal: A Threesome with the Moon. {Poem}

I see the way you look at Her,

the one you loved before we met.

who saw you naked, your barren fur

long before we ever were.

Read more….

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Treehugger: What to See in the Night Sky in July
From dueling meteor showers to a gorgeous Thunder Moon, this month is perfect for relaxing under the stars and taking in the heavens.

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EarthSky News: Earth Farthest From The Sun On July 5

Planet Earth will reach a milestone on July 5, 2021, as it swings out to aphelion, our most distant point from the sun. Our eyes won’t perceive the sun as being any dimmer. And it’s been a blazingly hot summer in parts of the Northern Hemisphere so far. So you know our distance from the sun doesn’t cause Earth’s seasons. More about that below.

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Patheos-Pagan: Talking to Gods
THORN MOONEY

How do you know if the gods are talking to you?

This is something I really struggled with as a new Pagan. In devotional spaces (as well as in witchcraft spaces generally, where we’re talking about spirit contact of all kinds, beyond gods.)

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Pagan Playlist: Celtic Music – Wolf Princess

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Inner Journey: You are complete

“Everything you need you already have. You are complete right now, you are a whole, total person, not an apprentice person on the way to someplace else.”
— Wayne Dyer

Close your eyes and imagine that everything you are is enough. You don’t need to be better or different — you’re great just as you are. Can you experience the peace and contentment that owning that perspective brings?

Moving into such total acceptance does not mean that we stop growing. When we can accept who we are now, we open the doors to our own inspiration to do and be even more!

“Wherever you are is always the right place. There is never a need to fix anything, to hitch up the bootstraps of the soul and start at some higher place. Start right where you are.”
— Julia Cameron

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

It’s time you learned the truth.

Actually, you should have been told long, long ago.

You see, there was kind of a mix-up.

Things like this are never easy. But, well, to be as direct as possible…

You’re not human.

Of course, you probably just think I’m being cute, but the truth is that you are not human. Not even a little. Not one speck. Now, before you go all ape… realize that there’s a bright side to everything, and in this case it’s BLINDING.

You no longer have to behave as one!

Tallyho,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Strawberry Cream Cheese Squares

This is a light dessert that I like to make in the summertime. It consists of a shortbread crust topped with a cream cheese layer and then fresh strawberries and a gelatin glaze. Serve with additional whipped topping, if desired.

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Magical Correspondences for Tuesday

Magickal Intentions: Courage, Physical Strength, Revenge, Military Honors, Surgery and the Breaking of Negative Spells, Matrimony, War, Enemies, Prison, Vitality and Assertiveness

Element: Fire

Incense: Dragon’s Blood, Patchouli
Planet: Mars
Star Signs: Aries and Scorpio
Angel: Samuel
Power Colors: Red and Orange
Herbs & Plants: Red Rose, Cock’s Comb, Pine, Daisy, Thyme and Pepper
Sacred Stones: Carnelian, Bloodstone, Ruby, Garnet and Pink Tourmaline
Oil: (Mars) Basil, Coriander, Ginger

Deities include Ares, Lilith, The Morrigan, Tiwaz, Tyr

Tuesday is ruled by Mars. Today’s energies align with all things masculine such as conflict, physical endurance and strength, lust, hunting, sports, and all types of competition. It can also be used for rituals involving surgical procedures or political ventures.

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Daily Wisdom
June 5, 2021

Excellence
“The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.”

-Pearl S. Buck (1964)


When we enjoy doing something, we put our heart into it, and it shows. What we enjoy doing, we do well, we can’t help it. And by the same token, what we do well brings us joy! We are rewarded for a job well done by feeling good about it.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Wheel of Fortune

Whatever you have planned or prepared for today, it probably won’t happen according to the script. Be flexible and expect the unexpected. It may not be anything big, so don’t completely abandon your agenda unless you must. It could just be a day of endless interruptions. Keep that sense of humor handy, and maybe find an inspiring idea or two in it all

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 July 2, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for July 2, 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: Apparent Darkness (a message from Kate Spreckley)

With the Eclipse season and Mercury Retrograde now behind us, July is set to be an energetically charged month where we can gain some traction and the opportunity to move forward. However, as we enter this new month, we are still in rest mode and integrating the energies and the changes of the past month. What we must remember is that positive growth and transformation often involve a descent into ‘darkness’ before a new cycle begins.

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How To Prep Spell Candles || Witchcraft 101

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Spiritual Unite: UNDERSTANDING THE SOUL FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF BHAGAVAD GITA


So, what exactly is the soul? This is a question that has defeated mankind from time immemorial. Theologians, as well as philosophers and mankind in general, have been unable to understand what the soul is fully

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ThoughtCo: Eclectic Wicca

The Merriam Dictionary defines the word ‘eclectic’ as meaning “selecting what appears to be best in various doctrines, methods, or styles .” Eclectic Wiccans (and eclectic Pagans, who are a very similar group) do just that, sometimes on their own and sometimes in informal or formal groups

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Spirituality & Health; 5 Ways to Balance With Flower Essence Therapy

BY JASMINE BILALI

Petals under the tongue or essence dropped on the skin can alleviate stress and help you make decisions, adapt to change

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MBG: This July Will Start All Sorts Of Fireworks, According To Astrologers

This July, step back and reflect before you make any big moves. Not only is it sensitive Cancer season until July 22, but four of the five slow-moving outer planets are powered down in their annual retrogrades until fall. But that doesn’t have to spell boring! With spicy Mars in Leo, there’s plenty of (safe) summer fun to be had. Here’s what your July astrology forecast has to say

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Wise Woman Herbal: Ode to Cabbage
by Susun Weed

Rainbow warrior womb-one cabbage, I sing your praises.
I sing in color, fiercely, with savor and scent, as you do, oh cabbage, oh queen of the garden.

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Mnemosyne: The Goddess of Memory (Greek Mythology Explained)

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Treehugger: Beginner’s Guide to Growing Lemon Balm: Plant Care Tips and Uses

Earning the title of Herb of the Year in 2007 by the International Herb Association, lemon balm is a hidden gem of the herb gardening world. All mints have the reputation of being easy to grow, and this variety is no different. Just add a single plant to your garden, and it’ll come back (and possibly multiply) year after year.

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EarthSky News: July 2021 Guide To Visible Planets

Find these visible planets in July 2021: Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, Mercury

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Patheos-Pagan: Find the Magic of Pagan Summer
LISA WAGONER

Summer is upon us here in the Northern Hemisphere, and I have been noticing a delightful trend among my Pagan and Witchy friends; they are making plans and are determined to enjoy themselves.

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Pagan Playlist: Fantasy Medieval Music – Rise of a Kingdom

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Inner Journey:

Willingness to change

“At any moment, you have a choice, that either leads you closer to your spirit or further away from it.”
— Thich Nhat Hahn

How are you feeling in this moment? If you are not feeling great, are you willing to make the effort right now to shift your focus so you feel better? Finding something to appreciate will do it.

If you are not willing, that’s okay. Don’t judge yourself. Just be aware that you are choosing to stay where you are.

“Choice of attention… is to the inner life what choice of action is to the outer. In both cases, a man is responsible for his choice and must accept the consequences, whatever they may be.”
— W.H. Auden

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A Note from the Universe

Did you know that when you were born, so wee and small, we thought we might never, ever get over all the crying?!

Ours, not yours.

So in love,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Buttermilk-Poppy Seed Skillet Cake with Strawberries

This cake was born out of the need to use up some extra buttermilk and strawberries before they went bad. You can make this in a 9-inch cake pan instead of a skillet, if desired.

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Magical Correspondences for Friday

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 2, 2021

Food
“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.”

-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)


The more popular version of this saying is: “You are what you eat.” That’s easy to understand in terms of food. We know what’s good for our bodies. But think of what we eat in terms of what we consume in the media, and the marketplace, too. Are we buying and using products that are good for ourselves and the environment? Are we reading, watching shows, and expressing ourselves in ways that are beneficial to humanity? Food for thought!

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The High Priestess

Be inconspicuous if you can, stay out of your own way, and see how many things go right all by themselves. Real luck is looking for you today, but you can chase it away by trying to have too much control over everything. This is not a day to micromanage. Rather, listen to your hunches, and don’t demand solid answers or too many facts or figures

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/