Starcat’s Favorites: Summertime, Summertime

As I write this, it’s less than two weeks until my daughter and her boyfriend come home for a visit. I haven’t seen my dear ElvenTiger since January, so I’m very much looking forward to it! Although I’ve been missing … Continue reading

Following Your Path (Even When You Don’t Understand It)

This year certainly hasn’t started off the way I thought it would! As I wrote back in March, Quester broke his ankle badly this winter and had to have surgery. Then, 8 weeks into his recovery, he got a severe … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: A Taste of Spring

This is how we roll in springtime in Maine. Snow and new growth, co-existing until one day the melting accelerates. As I write this, the rain is helping with the melting process. It’s also the eve of the Full Blue … Continue reading

Starcat’s Favorites: Wake Me Up…

It’s hard for me to believe that summer is coming to an end. This is an especially poignant time, as my beloved daughter ElvenTiger is moving to Colorado in less than two weeks (on the day before my birthday, as … Continue reading

Creativity As Portal

Now and then when I talk to people about daily spiritual practice, they immediately get resistant. And defensive. Sometimes even blustery! (What’s up with that?) For some, meditation can seem boring, prayer outmoded, and the idea of a daily practice feels … Continue reading

6 Ideas for a Daily Self-Love Practice

You can see the value of learning to love yourself. You understand why it’s important. You know it will help you live a more joyful life, appreciate others more, and have more energy for pursuing your most cherished dreams. But … Continue reading