Category: Writing

Time/energy and how to find true rest when your schedule has you running like mad…

I am very busy, right now, with many things on my plate each day and I can see myself slipping into old beliefs of time and energy scarcity.
Never enough time.
Never enough energy.
Oof.

And as these old beliefs took hold, last week, I found a feeling of deliciousness but also danger in…climbing into a warm bath and… watching TV. Oh the decadence of it. Watching NetFlix while having a sweet soaker with scented bubbles. Ahhhhhh—right?

Yes. But

Coming home as WRITER IN RESIDENCE!

Amazing news!!!
I will be returning to my hometown to serve as the 2022-2023 Writer in Residence for the Regina Public Library. I am STOKED!!!

Edging toward the 3 Day Novel Contest: Court Your Muse with These Three Questions

If you’re reaching towards an idea for a story, pour yourself a tasty beverage and spend some time with these three questions to see what rises to the surface.

30 “stories” in 30 days

I am gathering prompts from far and wide and aim to write 30 “Stories” in June. These might be short stories, or a poem, or a blessing… who knows.

Wanna play?

Soul Stories Offerings Summer 2022

Hey there fabulous writer.  Are you looking for some company and support for the summer that won’t break the bank or overload you with HOMEWORK? I might have JUST THE THING!

The Wonder and the Craft

There is information coming to me today about wonder, about the connection to mystery and about the wisdom of my imagination and how it will bring me that which is beyond what my logical mind can fathom.

I love how our work reveals us, brings gifts to us, unwinds us and reveals our deepest desires.

We’ve had some snow today…

Sometimes there was nothing by white deep drifting for a long section, but looking ahead, I could see the old path and then I would cut a new(ish) trail to meet up with the tracings of the old one.

Why Bother? A Most Excellent Question!

You know that feeling when you finish a book and your eyes are full of tears and your heart is entirely full of, “Yes.  Yes, I remember now.  Thank you for reminding me.”  That is what I feel right now.

Staying Put… for now

today the air is full of noise and fear
chitter chatter
skitter scatter

i take a breath
listen deeper
watch the light move across the wall

trying to hear my own wisdom

The Sounds of Writing…and other doings…

Hullo Sweeties. I am curious – what do you listen to when you write, or paint, or clean out the cupboards? Do you like sounds or silence? I sometimes prefer silence, but I have come to love instrumental music or music sung in a… Continue Reading “The Sounds of Writing…and other doings…”

Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

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Starting Over

Because there's never enough time to do it right the first time but there's always enough time to do it over

Ailish Sinclair

Stories and photos from Scotland

Activist Poet

Poetry, essays and other musings by Cathy Standiford

Keeping the Dream

The Healing Journey and Covert Abuse

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