Spread the Word: Guest Bloggers Wanted

If you want to share your story we have many guest posting opportunities here. That includes our latest From Darkness to Light series, as well as the earlier events: Rage Against the Machine, On Living and Dying and Walking With Intention. Click on any of those links to get the full information and add your …

Grafted Soul

The day didn’t dawn. I sat in the kitchen wrapped in my father’s old blanket, hands wrapped around a long-empty mug of coffee. I wanted to be patient for the sunrise, but found myself sorely lacking in that virtue. The dregs of French press colored the bottom and sides of my mug, and I wandered …

Alone

by Faith Eirans   The recordings started at 3.30 AM, loud and shrill, reverberating down the backwater that separated the mainland and the peninsula with the thousand names of Lakshmi, she who bestows prosperity. The smell of freshly caught fish permeated the air as she woke up to relieve herself and wash her hair with …

Dungeon Prompts: Making God Laugh

This week’s prompt is: Making God Laugh “If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.” – Woody Allen  Today’s Prompt: Woody Allen’s quote has become famous because we can all relate.  This week tell us your experience with a plan that you held tightly but was completely annihilated.  This can be a …

Dungeon Prompts: Myth Making

This week’s prompt is: Myth Making “The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon and to point back to ourselves: This is who we are; this is where we came from; and this is where we’re going. And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years – the last 50 …

Dungeon Prompts: Hard Work, What Does it Mean to You?

This week’s prompt is: Hard Work, What Does it Mean to You? “All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we …

Dungeon Prompts: Fear, How Do You Use It?

  This week’s prompt is: Fear, how do you use it?  “There is only one thing that makes a dream impossible to achieve: the fear of failure.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we …

Dungeon Prompts: I Am a Recovering (fill in the blank)

This week’s prompt is: I Am a Recovering (fill in the blank)  “The best cure for one’s bad tendencies is to see them in action in another person.” – Alain de Botton  Today’s Prompt: We all know the first line of the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, “Hi my name is X and I’m a recovering alcoholic.”  In …

Dungeon Prompts: Settling for Less

This week’s prompt is: Settling for Less “Sometimes it takes a heartbreak to shake us awake & help us see we are worth so much more than we’re settling for.” – Mandy Hale, The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass “Perfect doesn’t exist for people like us, Bartholomew. Passable. That’s what I want. …

Dungeon Prompts: Ode to a Hero

This week’s prompt is: Ode to a Hero “Great heroes need great sorrows and burdens, or half their greatness goes unnoticed. It is all part of the fairy tale.” ― Peter S. Beagle, The Last Unicorn “Heroes are made by the paths they choose, not the powers they are graced with.” ― Brodi Ashton, Everneath “Anyway, …