‘Use the voice you’ve got right now’

I've been thinking all week about this bit of wisdom from Jennifer Louden. I follow Jen at The Writer's Oasis, where she provides writers and creatives of all sorts with inspiration and encouragement to keep going, to make creativity -- and ourselves -- a priority, and to believe that, no matter what, we are enough. …

The Grail Castle (reprise)

[Note: Originally posted in a stuck-in-the-mud blog on August 28, 2011. I love the photo and the sentiment.] The thought that came to me in meditation today: Lead with your spiritual life. Something has to be first. Retreat into your spiritual home: the Grail Castle as Joseph Campbell described it. There nurture your spirit, the …

I procrastinate. Or, rather, I used to.

I launched this site in April 2014. Yes. Three years ago. Three. Since then, nothing. My fellow procrastinators may resonate with this. I thought I had a great idea, but then I wasn't sure exactly how to proceed. What to write about in these posts. How often. Whether what I wrote would be mundane. Whether …