Starcat’s Favorites: Quiet Time

Ah, Winter… I like you more than I used to, dear Winter. I like the quiet lull after the Winter Solstice, when the wind and snow comes and all is swathed in drifts. I enjoy the opportunity to dive deep into visioning what I want the New Year to be, for me. I like the change of calendar and the hope and promise it brings. Thank you, Winter, for your cold and dark, that encourages me to hibernate just a bit and to take some time in the creative cave. Blessings!

I hope you’re able to take some quiet time this weekend to dream up your ideal 2017. Here are some links that can help inspire you in the process.

Here’s an excellent post from Denmark about ways to stay happy in winter. I love this so much.

Thursday was the New Moon in Capricorn, which promises to bring some interesting energies, especially in the realm of love.

Seeking some closure to 2016? Here are some releasing rituals and an end-of-year celebration ritual.

How to get better at receiving.

Looking for good books to read this winter? You know I’ve got you covered on that front. I’ll be sharing my top 10 favorite books in a post next week. In the meantime, check out these lists: Good reading suggestions from one of the author-entrepreneurs I follow. An interesting take on books about money (think fiction and memoirs rather than how-tos).  Also, this essay about how keeping lists of books helped save the author’s life.

Too busy? It’s not just you. The disease of being busy.

I was interviewed in PaganPages about my book Starcat’s Corner: Essays on Pagan Living.

Have a beautiful weekend and I’ll talk to you next year!

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