Cat’s Morning Bits for December 21, 2021 “Yule Edition”

Cat’s Morning Bits for December 21, 2021

Good Morning & Happy Yule! 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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December Quotes

“So the shortest day came, and the year died,
And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world
Came people singing, dancing,
To drive the dark away.
They lighted candles in the winter trees;
They hung their homes with evergreen;
They burned beseeching fires all night long
To keep the year alive,
And when the new year’s sunshine blazed awake
They shouted, reveling.
Through all the frosty ages you can hear them
Echoing behind us – Listen!!
All the long echoes sing the same delight,
This shortest day,
As promise wakens in the sleeping land:
They carol, fest, give thanks,
And dearly love their friends,
And hope for peace.
And so do we, here, now,
This year and every year.
Welcome Yule!!”

  • Susan Cooper, The Shortest Day

gardendigest.com

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December Events

Dec. 4 New Moon/Solar Eclipse at 11:43 pm PST/ 12:43 am MST / 2:43 am EDT

Dec. 18 Full Moon at 8:35 pm PST/ 9:35 pm MST/ 11:35 pm EDT

Dec. 19 Venus Retrograde until January 29

Dec. 21 Winter Solstice / Yule

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve & celtic Tree Month of Birch begins

Dec. 25 Christmas Day

Dec. 31 New Years Eve

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Spirit Library: Move Fearlessly Forward
Kate Spreckley


It has been an epic journey thus far as the spiralling energies of creation have prepared us for this powerful moment. With the Full Moon this past weekend we have reached the final stages of rebirth and stand now on the brink of a new era. Tomorrow’s Solstice is the moment of our rebirth where we will step fully into the infinite nature of our soul and begin a new journey.

Read more….

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How to celebrate Yule 🌲 5 Yule & Winter Solstice ritual ideas

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Spirituality & Health: Ritual for Winter Solstice Magic
BY JULIE PETERS

Set a circle with others (real or virtual) to cast a solstice spell on December 21. Grieve the past year’s losses and invite hopes and wishes for the next.

Read more….

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Learn Religions: Sacred Plants of the Winter Solstice

In most modern Pagan traditions, plants and their folklore are an integral part of belief and practice. In particular, many of the Sabbats are associated with the magical properties of different plants. Yule, the winter solstice, falls around December 20 – 22 in the northern hemisphere, and near June 20 – 22 if you live below the equator. Let’s take a look at Yule, and seven plants that often correspond with the season.

Read more….

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MBG: 8 Rituals For The Winter Solstice 2021: How To Make Your Own Light

Take a deep breath as we enter this time of the winter solstice on December 21 in the northern hemisphere. Think of it as a sacred gateway: an ending and a new beginning. With all the noise of 2021, it is time for some much-needed quiet and inner nourishment. Mother Nature is asking us to reflect, recalibrate, and strengthen our ability to shine in the world.

Read more….

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Exemplore: Seven Crystals for Yule
CLAIRE

What Is the Energetic Significance of Yule?
Yule is regarded as a time of reflection, transformation and hope, as well as a time to recognise and acknowledge our blessings. It is a good time for rituals and other workings connected to rebirth, renewal and new beginnings. Other correspondences for Yule include:

Read more….

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Today’s DIY: DIY Yule Decorations Crafted with Oranges – Wheel of the Year – Magical Crafting

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Elephant Journal: A Winter Solstice Ritual to Set our Intentions for the New Year

Winter Solstice marks the shortest day of the year.
We honor this time, just as our ancestors have done since the beginning of time—to honor the cycles and seasons, and to remind us of the ever-changing flow of life that we are part of. The duality of spirit and Earth emerge to bring new life into the old growth.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: All you need to know: 2021’s December solstice

For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the December solstice marks the longest nights and shortest days of the year. Meanwhile, the Southern Hemisphere is having short nights and long days. The 2021 December solstice moment – when the sun reaches its southernmost point in the sky – will happen on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 15:59 UTC (9:59 a.m. CST; translate UTC to your time).

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: A Solstice of Stillness, A Moment to Reconnect with the Heart
IRISANYA MOON

“The term ‘solstice’ comes from the Latin words sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still). At the solstice, the angle between the Sun’s rays and the plane of the Earth’s equator (called declination) appears to stand still.” – Farmer’s Almanac

Becoming still is not celebrated. In a culture that asks for production, movement, excelling, and competing, the last thing to do is to stop. To rest. To reconnect.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Lisa Thiel – Yule (Winter Solstice Song)

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Inner Journey: EXPERIENCE STILLNESS

“My greatest wealth is the deep stillness in which I strive and grow and win what the world cannot take from me with fire or sword.”
— Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

If our minds are always busy, they don’t get time to do basic maintenance – to sort, tidy up and take out the trash. If we don’t periodically clear out space in our minds, there’s no room for new ideas to take root.

Where do you find stillness each day and each week? Plan for quiet time, relaxation and stillness daily, even if it’s only for 5 or 10 minutes.

“For peace of mind, we need to resign as general manager of the universe.”
— Larry Eisenberg

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Haven’t all the years you’ve spent being Santa Claus, been more fun than all the years you spent waiting for Santa Claus?

And not just for the joy you’ve helped place on your favorite faces, but for your ability to act instead of wait. Acting makes the suspense bearable. It gives you a starring role. Time passes more quickly. And best of all, it makes possible your dance with life as you network and mingle with other dancers.

And so it is in all things including those dreams that have placed their trust in you… act, don’t wait.

Happy Hallelujah, Santa Claus!

The Universe

tut.com

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The Kitchen Witches Cookbook: Dark Wolf’s Yule Wassail
darkwolfwitch:

Wassail Cider is one of my most favorite drinks in the winter, so I figured I would share my recipe with you all!

Read more….

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Magical Correspondences for Yule

December 21 (approximately)

Colors: Red, Green, White, Gold, Silver

Sacred Stones: Turquoise, Peridot, Serpentine

Herbs: All evergreens, holly, mistletoe, ivy, pine/fir cones, cinnamon

Symbols: Yule Log or Tree, evergreen wreaths, holly/mistletoe, cinnamon sticks, bells,

Deities: The Holly King, Odin. Osiris, Hathor, Ixchel, Hecate, the =orns, all winter fae

Food & Drink: Roast fowl, ham, apples, oranges, nuts, mulled cider/wine

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Daily Wisdom
December 2021

Ambition
“Once you say you’re going to settle for second, that’s what happens to you in life, I find.”

-John F. Kennedy


Whatever we put out there comes back to us. What we give, we get. The energy we create is the energy that we use to propel us forward. When we strive for the best, that’s where we go.”

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Ethony: Yule Tarot Spread

Solstice Blessings to everyone for we are about to experience the longest night of the year. It is the time of year that many religions and spiritual paths celebrate the birth of sun deities and the turn of the wheel that sees the days slowly but surely getting longer.

Yule carries the themes of death and rebirth, reflection, being generous with others less fortunate and being the light in the darkness.

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 December 20, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for December 20, 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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December Quotes

“Frosty the snowman was a jolly happy soul,
With a corncob pipe and a button nose
and two eyes made out of coal.
Frosty the snowman is a fairy tale, they say,
He was made of snow but the children
know how he came to life one day.”

  • Christmas Carol

gardendigest.com

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December Events

Dec. 4 New Moon/Solar Eclipse at 11:43 pm PST/ 12:43 am MST / 2:43 am EDT

Dec. 18 Full Moon at 8:35 pm PST/ 9:35 pm MST/ 11:35 pm EDT

Dec. 19 Venus Retrograde until January 29

Dec. 21 Winter Solstice / Yule

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve & Celtic Tree Month of Birch begins

Dec. 25 Christmas Day

Dec. 31 New Years Eve

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Daily Tarot Girl: Tarot Reading for Dec 20 – 26
December 19, 2021
For this week’s reading, I’m using the Modern Love Tarot by Ethony Dawn…


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How to Grow a Deeper Appreciation for the Winter Season | feat. @Eihwaz Initiations

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Spirituality & Health: 20 Go-To Mental Health Mantras for the Season

BY SHANNON KAISER

As you deck the halls, keep these intentional mantras in mind to relieve holiday stress, anxiety, and depression.

Read more….

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Learn Religions: Yule Ritual to Welcome Back the Sun

The Longest Night of the Year
The ancients knew that the winter solstice was the longest night of the year — and that meant that the sun was beginning its long journey back towards earth. It was a time of celebration, and for rejoicing in the knowledge that soon, the warm days of spring would return, and the dormant earth would come back to life.

Read more….

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MBG: Astrologers Say This Week Could Bring Clashes: Here’s When To Tread Lightly

It’s beginning to feel a lot like solstice! Here’s what to expect as we officially head into winter this week, from the AstroTwins.

This Tuesday, December 21, will the shortest day of the year for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.

Read more….

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Daily Magick Snippets: Magickal Names From Stones

Lapis: (pale mauve/blue to bright blue with gold flecks)

This is another water name and helps promote a cheerful disposition, tranquility and peace.

source:The New Book of Magical Names by Phoenix McFarland

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Treehugger: 10 Reasons Why Grand Teton National Park Is Worth Seeing

Grand Teton National Park spans approximately 310,000 acres across northwest Wyoming and is located just 10 miles south of Yellowstone National Park.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: Longest days accompany the December solstice

What is a day? You might casually talk about a day as a period of daylight. Or you could measure a day in relationship to the sun or the stars. Astronomers use the term solar day to describe a day relative to the sun.

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Ring Out Solstice Bees
DECEMBER 18, 2021 BY THUMPER FORGE


It has been a rough month, y’all.

I’d forgotten how demoralizing looking for work can be. I’ve been sending out résumés nonstop and applying for positions left and right, and I keep finding jobs at which I’d excel but are just out of reach:

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Mix – Yule music pagan

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Inner Journey:

STRUGGLING WITH A DECISION?

“You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.”
— Dale Carnegie

My anxiety level spiked the other day as I wrestled with whether to choose option A or option B. I was so afraid of making the wrong choice!

And then I remembered, with deep gratitude, Susan Jeffers’ sage advice: There are no wrong decisions! Whatever we might choose in life will bring valuable experiences if we are open to receive them.

“Lighten up! Whatever happens as a result of your decision, you’ll handle it!”
— Susan Jeffers

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

When you look around at those in the world who flourish, thrive, laugh, and love; those whose lives are filled with friendships, adventure, and abundance… aren’t they, more often than not, first and foremost, the dreamers?

You so have it made,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Easy Sugar Cookies

Quick and easy sugar cookies! They are really good, plain or with candies in them. My friend uses chocolate mints on top, and they’re great!

Read more….

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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
December 20, 2021

Ambition
“The significance of a man is not in what he attains but rather in what he longs to attain.”

-Kahlil Gibran
We can learn a lot about ourselves by looking at our goals and our desires. There’s a reason why we want what we want. And we wouldn’t want it if it weren’t attainable. We learn and grow on the way to our goals.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.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 December 16, 2021

Cat’s Morning Bits for December 16, 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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December Quotes

“Deep at the bottom of the well no warmth has yet returned,
The rain which sighs and feels so cold has dampened withered roots.
What sort of man at such a time would come to visit the teacher?
As this is not a time for flowers, I find I’ve come alone.”

  • Su Shi, Visiting the the Temple of Auspicious Fortune Alone on the Winter Solstice

gardendigest.com

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December Events

Dec. 4 New Moon/Solar Eclipse at 11:43 pm PST/ 12:43 am MST / 2:43 am EDT

Dec. 18 Full Moon at 8:35 pm PST/ 9:35 pm MST/ 11:35 pm EDT

Dec. 19 Venus Retrograde until January 29

Dec. 21 Winter Solstice / Yule

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve & celtic Tree Month of Birch begins

Dec. 25 Christmas Day

Dec. 31 New Years Eve

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Spirit Library: Embrace Where You Are
Kate Spreckley


As we stand at this point in our evolution we are embarking on a new cycle, a new journey, which is bringing into balance the prevailing forces of creation. With this balance, the feminine and masculine energies are equalizing allowing our heart, body, mind, and spirit to merge with our soul and bring forth the energetic blueprint of our new lives.

Read more….

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Fortress of Lugh: Ancient Indo-European Winter Words

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Spirituality & Health: Druidry for Beginners
BY DANA O’DRISCOLL

Interested in modern druid practices? A longtime practitioner shares a druid meditation and explores three paths that connect nature, creativity, and the divine.

Read more….

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Learn Religions: Eight Things to Hang on a Pagan Holiday Tree

Just because you’re not celebrating the Christian holidays doesn’t mean you can’t have a holiday tree – lots of Pagans do, and it’s perfectly fine if you want to. However, one thing you may notice is that many seasonal ornaments are rooted in the traditions of Christianity — angels, baby Jesus, wise men, that sort of thing

Read more….

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MBG: This Zodiac Sign Will Have A Fresh Start Under 2021’s Final Full Moon

We’re coming up on a full moon this Saturday, December 18, at 11:36 p.m. EST, and it just so happens to be the final full moon of 2021. Depending on your zodiac sign, this astrological event may impact you differently—with one sign in particular poised to have a major moment in the spotlight

Read more….

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Daily Magick Snippets

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)

Flower: Carnation and Narcissus

Trees: Ash, Birch, Chestnut,, Oak , Vine

Bach Flower Remedy: Agrimony

Essential Oil: Gardenia

Planet: Jupiter

Lucky Day: Thursday

Element: Fire

source: flower and tree magic by Richard Webster

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Today’s DIY: 6 PAGAN YULE AND WINTER SOLSTICE DECORATION IDEAS

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Treehugger: 10 Reasons Why Grand Teton National Park Is Worth Seeing

Grand Teton National Park spans approximately 310,000 acres across northwest Wyoming and is located just 10 miles south of Yellowstone National Park.

Read more….

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EarthSky News: All you need to know: 2021’s December solstice

For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the December solstice marks the longest nights and shortest days of the year. Meanwhile, the Southern Hemisphere is having short nights and long days. The 2021 December solstice moment – when the sun reaches its southernmost point in the sky – will happen on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at 15:59 UTC (9:59 a.m. CST; translate UTC to your time).

Read more….

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PatheosPagan: How to Break Spiritual Ties that No Longer Support You
JOHN BECKETT

Did you make a commitment to a religious or spiritual group that you are no longer a part of? Are you still officially a member of a religion you no longer follow?

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: PAGAN YULE: HEATHEN IS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

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Inner Journey:

COMMITMENTS TO SERVE

“Our deepest need is for the joy that comes with …knowing we are of genuine use to others.”
— Eknath Easwaran

Holding an intention to be in service shapes our overall attitude towards life in many ways. For example, it brings a greater sensitivity and awareness of others, a commitment to harmlessness, a willingness to put others’ needs before our own and a desire to be in harmony with all.

An attitude of service also involves a willingness to be served when we truly need support.

“… there is no such thing as just existing. Everything is in service to everything else. Existence is giving and receiving. A stone gives and receives no less than a saint.”
— Jacob Needleman

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Everyone here knows a little secret that somehow has escaped you, so far:

Considering where you began and knowing what you knew, no one in your shoes could have done better.

No one. Not even me.

You’ve come a long way, baby –

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Honey Butter Yule Ham

The ham yields a moist, sweet taste. The honey butter baste makes it extra right.

Read more….

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Magical Correspondences for Thursday

Magickal Intentions: Luck, Happiness, Health, Legal Matters, Male Fertility, Treasure and Wealth, Honor, Riches, Desires, Leadership, Public Activity, Power and Success

Element: Earth

 Incense: Cinnamon, Musk, Nutmeg and Sage


Planet: Jupiter
Star Signs: Sagittarius and Pisces
Angel: Sachiel
Power Colors: Purple, Royal Blue and Indigo
Herbs & Plants: Cinnamon, Beech, Buttercup, Coltsfoot, Oak, Dill, Borage, Patchouli 
Sacred Stones: Sugilite, Amethyst, Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli and Sapphire
Oil: (Jupiter) Clove, Lemon Balm, Oakmoss, Star Anise

Deities include Juno, Jupiter,Thor, Zeus

Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. Today’s energies influence all matters involving material gain and spell work for general success, accomplishment, honors and awards, legal issues, luck, gambling, and prosperity.

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Daily Wisdom
December 16, 2021

Enjoyment
“All the great pleasures in life are silent.”

-Georges Clemenceau


What is the sound of love, joy, or beauty? These are things we recognize because we feel them, we know them. Great composers have tried to express this with music, and great poets have tried to put it into words. And yet love and joy and beauty are too big to be captured on any canvas, or any recording. We can close our eyes, we can listen to the silence, and find them anytime.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: Wheel of Fortune

You may have made careful plans or scheduled everything to perfection, but there are too many variables today to allow most of your plans to play out. Things may come up, one after another, and make this a scattered day. This is temporary and probably will have little impact on tomorrow, so just flow with it best you can and don’t let the instability bother you

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 December 16, 2020

Cat’s Morning Bits for December 16, 2020

Good Morning Beautiful Souls, grab a cup of your favorite morning brew and start things off with “Today’s Inspirations”. I hope you find something here that will make you feel good or help you on your path today.

Stay healthy, Stay safe!

Blessings, Cat

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December’s Events

Dec. 7 Pearl Harbor Day

Dec, 10 Hanukkah

Dec. 14 New Moon at 8:16 am PST/ 9:16 am MST/ 11:16 am EST

Dec,15 National Cat Herders Day

Dec. 20 Ugly Sweater Day

Dec. 21 Winter Solstice/Winter Begins

Dec. 21 Moon 1st Qtr 3:41pm PST/ 4:41 pm MST/ 6:41 pm EST

Dec. 23 Festivus

Dec. 24 Christmas Eve

Dec. 24 Celtic Tree month of Birch begins

Dec. 25 Christmas Day

Dec. 26 Kwanzaa

Dec. 29 Full Moon at 7:28 pm PST/ 8:28 pm MST/ 10:28 pm EST

Dec. 31 New Years Eve

Dec. 31 Hogmanay

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Spirit Library: Freedom & Renewal (a message from Kate Spreckley)

This is a life altering week through which we quantum leap into a new dimension of consciousness. With this leap we are shedding old skin and releasing the karmic entanglements which have kept us stuck in old structures and the beliefs about what is possible.

Read more….

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The myth of Arachne – Iseult Gillespie

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Spiritual Unite: WHALE SPIRIT ANIMAL MEANING – COMMUNITY SPIRIT AND RESILIENCE ARE KEY

Having the whale spirit animal means that you have wells of emotional resilience, inner wisdom and value family above all else.

Read more…

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ThoughtCo: Great Ways to Celebrate Yule With Kids

What does Yule, the winter Solstice, means to you and your family? Do you focus on the solar aspect of Yule, or do you see it as a transformation of the Goddess?

Read more…

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Patheos / New Visions: Our Better Angels

The notion of “our better angels” was offered by Abraham Lincoln in 1861 in his first inaugural address:

We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained,

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MBG: How To Use The EFT/Tapping Technique To Ease Holiday Stress

The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy and cheer. However, this is far from reality for many of us. Feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness, anger, and guilt can all put a damper on the holiday season—especially this year.

Read more…..

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Pioneer Thinking: Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas

Whether you just want to save money or give a gift that feels more unique and personal, you are probably looking for some really creative homemade Christmas gift ideas. If that’s the case, then here are some great ideas to consider.

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Elephant Journal: 3 Toxic Attitudes I am Leaving Behind in 2021.

If 2020 has taught me anything, it is that life is unpredictable.
When circumstances get difficult, we either step up to the challenge and succeed, step up and fail, or back away knowing the challenge surpasses our comfort zone.

Read more…..

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Today’s DIY: How to Make Orange Pomanders for Yule, Orange & Clove Gift, Witchy Holiday Decor, Magical Crafting

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Treehugger: Rare Event, 90,000 Turtles Hatch on a Beach in Brazil

Tens of thousands of turtle hatchlings emerged from a sandy beach in Brazil in a rare event that occurs in only a few places worldwide.

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EarthSky News: Young moon, Jupiter, Saturn glorious December 15 to 18!

You might – or might not – catch the young whisker-thin moon below the planets Jupiter and Saturn on December 15, 2020. You’ll surely catch the moon and these glorious planets in the west after sunset on December 16, 17 and 18. Giant Jupiter and golden, ringed Saturn are now nearing their December 21 great conjunction. They will be a dazzling and exceedingly rare sight near the young moon in our evening sky. Don’t miss them!

Read more….

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Patheos-Pagan: Yule: Candles Bring Light, Warmth, And Magick

In my family, I’m the person who truly loves the holidays. And candles play an important role in our Yule traditions (and have been part of our Christmas decorations as well since –forever). Candles have always played a prominent role in my witchcraft practice and life, which is one reason I light them every night during Yule.

Read more….

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Pagan Playlist: Once Upon December- Blackmore’s Night

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Inner Journey: THE PAST IN THE PRESENT

“If you accept a limiting belief, then it will become a truth for you.”
— Louise Hay

Pick one aspect of your life, e.g. your health, your competence, your prosperity or relationships, and think back to when you were a child. What messages about this subject did you hear from adults at that time that are still playing on your subconscious tape recorder? Messages like: “Men can’t be trusted.” “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” “You’re not smart enough to succeed in business.”

How is your world reflecting your beliefs back to you, today?

“There are no limitations to the self except those you believe in.”
— Seth

higherawareness.com

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A Note from the Universe

Isn’t it a hoot? Of all the people in all the world who actually “get it,” few actually give it to themselves.

Whatever it is you want, start.

And remember to also give yourself compliments, praise, and presents… Time, permission, and love. Hugs, kisses, and smiles. Winks, laughs, and applause.

And I will give you even more.

Just start,

The Universe

tut.com

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Today’s Recipe: Gingerbread Cookies II

This is the BEST recipe for gingerbread cookies I have ever tasted. It looks complicated, but isn’t. I have used this recipe for many years and always get compliments on it.

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Magical Correspondences for Wednesday

Magickal Intentions: Communication, Divination, Writing, Knowledge, Business Transactions, Debt, Fear, Loss, Travel and Money Matters

Element: Air


Incense: Jasmine, Lavender, Sweet Pea
Planets: Mercury and Chiron (though this is a moon of Pluto)
Star Sign: Virgo
Angel: Raphael
Power Colors: Orange, Light Blue, Grey, Yellow and Violet
Herbs & Plants: Fern, Lavender, Hazel, Cherry, Periwinkle
Sacred Stones: Aventurine, Bloodstone, Hematite, Moss Agate and Sodalite
Oil: (Mercury) Benzoin, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Lavender

Deities include Athena, Hermes, Lugh, Mercury, Odin

Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. Wednesday’s vibration adds power to spell work involving inspiration, communication, writers, poets, the written and spoken word, and all matters of study, learning, and teaching. This day also provides a good time to begin efforts involving self-improvement or understanding

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Daily Wisdom
December 16, 2020

Joy
“Joy is not in things; it is in us.”

Richard Wagner


Joy is always present, but do we choose to see it, feel it, experience it? Make that choice today… choose to let joy bubble up and express through you! How many times have we heard “have a good day!” and thought nothing of it? We can have a good day every day, it’s simply a matter of making that conscious decision. By recognizing love, peace, and joy, just by bringing it into our awareness, we lift the energy around us and make the world a better place.

-Lissa Coffey coffeytalk.com

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Daily Tarot: The Empress

Some big new opportunity could come your way today. Focus your attention on the one thing you want most to have happen and it won’t be able to resist you. You can be persuasive and graceful, smooth and strong all at the same time. Act with quiet confidence and be admired later. Today, enjoy having people listen and do almost everything you suggest.

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.

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