On Living and Dying Day 2 by Sarah

That Little Voice by Sarah   We all have that little voice. I’m not different, though close friends sometimes remind me to listen to mine. If they only knew what it was telling me they’d probably change their tune. Some people call it women’s intuition, but of course, men have it too. Some call it …

Death of a New Pair of Shoes

A Memoir by Al Poole, Part 2   He watched with fascination as the salesman measured his feet. He did not remember any one taking the time before. His toes were already permanently curled from wearing shoes too small. The youth center counselor who had become attached to the young man knew he was headed …

Walking With Intention Day 23 by Abbie of Sidereal Catalyst

Quiet Steps of Intention by Abbie of Sidereal Catalyst   Knowing how you fit in this world, knowing without question that your time on planet earth is meaningful, living as though your life’s quest is to fulfill the purpose for which you are here and walking through life with the dignity of that knowledge feeding your strength, …

Walking With Intention Day 19 by Dan Antion

Walk with Intention by Dan Antion of No Facilities When Sreejit Poole first suggested that I participate in this fascinating series, I declined. I eventually agreed, but I was concerned that I would have very little to offer on this subject. I’ve never considered that I walk with intention, but I have always known, generally, …

Walking With Intention Day 16 by Daydreams

Threads By Daydreams of Card Castles in the Sky A letter I received from you recently had me lamenting over times long passed. You are a relatively new friend but your soul seems old. Your soul recognizes my soul somehow from long ago. Or at least, it seems that way. Friendships come and go. Though somehow, …

Walking With Intention Day 8 by Oliana Kim

Protected: Learning to walk with intention By Oliana Kim of Traces of the Soul I was contemplating on this essay about “intentions” this past week and a few stories were simmering in my mind. I learn best by doing and life experience. So, I was thinking of presenting two or three short stories to illustrate how …

Dungeon Prompts: Family

This week’s prompt is:  Family Since Walking With Intention Month is coming up here in the Dungeon, and December is such a busy month in the ashram, this will be the final prompt of the year.  Make it count! With our final prompt, let’s talk about family.  There are so many different types of families.  Small …

Phoenix – Guest Post: Sanaa Rizvi

Today we have a beautiful guest post from Poet Sanaa Rizvi aka Sunny.  She’s the writer of the uplifting blog A Dash of Sunny.  I’m sure that you will be running to meet her over there after hearing what she has to say here.  Enjoy:   Phoenix By Sanaa Rizvi   In Greek mythology, a …

As She Watched

As she watched him, she knew what he was thinking.  The kids called out harsh names like retard, and stupid, while the adults used more dignified terms such as simpleton and challenged, but there was nothing slow about her.  If anything the rest of the world slowed down before her heightened awareness.  She took the …

Playing the Long Game

Fathers play the long game, teaching us how to see that being a man is more than a gift of self-righteous dignity.