Dungeon Prompts: Purpose and the Art of Holding Back

This week’s prompt is:   Purpose and the Art of Holding Back  “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do, so throw off the bowlines, sail away from safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore, Dream, Discover.” …

Dungeon Prompts: Community

This week’s prompt is:   Community   “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

Dungeon Prompts: Anger Management

This week’s prompt is:   Anger Management “Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.” – …

Dungeon Prompts: Role Models and the Molding of Personality

This week’s prompt is:   Role Models and the Molding of Personality  “None of us got where we are solely by pulling ourselves up by our bootstraps. We got here because somebody – a parent, a teacher, an Ivy League crony or a few nuns – bent down and helped us pick up our boots.” …

Tearing at the Fabric of Racism, Guest Post: Karuna Poole

Tearing at the Fabric of Racism by Karuna Poole Sreejit began his poem, A Couple of Brats, with the line “A political statement until they had us,” referring to the births of his sister and himself, kids with a white mother and a black father.  While I knew that line was true, at least to …

Oh, Goodness… Guest Post: Kripa Gressel

Today’s Guest Post is from an old friend, the charming, the wise, the always slightly dancing, Kripa Gressel.  After spending this short time with her I am sure that you’ll be on the growing list of those encouraging her to start a blog.  Thank you Kripa for your words.   Oh, Goodness… When Sreejit invited …

Dungeon Prompts: The Price of Civilization

This week’s prompt is:  The Price of Civilization 

Dungeon Prompts: Motivation

This week’s prompt is:  Motivation  “The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause. The mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.” – Wilhelm Stekel

Dungeon Prompts: Friendship

  This week’s prompt is:  Friendship    “When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives means the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand.” – …