Evolving Spiritual Practices

This summer I celebrated an unusual anniversary: 20 consecutive years of daily spiritual practice! Yes, really. My practice, as you might imagine, has evolved quite a lot over the last two decades. Recently, my morning practice involves 30 minutes of … 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

Starcat’s Favorites: That’s More Like It

I’m loving the beautiful month of May. It’s been so nice to be able to be outdoors without freezing! I’ve been biking, walking, and hula-hooping, and also sitting in the sun with my journal. Ooh, maybe it’s time to put … 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

Starcat’s Favorites: Seeking Ideas

Wow, how can it be February already? This has been a very wintry week here in frosty Maine. After a lull, we’ve been having snowstorms left and right. But hey, even though the days are growing longer, it’s still winter … Continue reading