From Darkness to Light Day 29 by Alison Armstrong

From Shrinking to Shining by Alison Armstrong of Adventures in Wonderland   Part one: Shrinking I’m living in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico for a while. There’s a writers’ conference and in one of the workshops I write this: She was the best of mothers. She was the worst of mothers. I was born shrinking …

From Darkness to Light Day 4 by Anita Jung

Finding Meaning in It by Anita Jung   They met on a rainy day. Marlene was walking in a little village up in the mountains; the only noise was the rain failing on the leaves. The sound calmed her, as did the smell of the wet soil. The green mountains were presently taken by the …

From Darkness to Light Day 1 by Sanaa Rizvi

I Woke and Felt the Fell of Dark by Sanaa Rizvi of A Dash of Sunny   In the words of T.S Eliot; “I said to my soul, be still, and wait … so the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” That is precisely how I stumbled into the light from a long path …

Because the Devil on Her Shoulder Might Be the Angel On His

It’s all about perspective. The world and its forms are all illusions in the sense that there are so many worlds within this world. Reality changes depending on the perspective you are using to look at it from. The beach looks very different to an ant, a dog, and a human. I’ll let you in …

We Slay Demons

We slay demons – not the kind that you think, but the darkness that preys on civility – my sister’s a boss, her lines are clear, her opinions are focused her values held dear – – I have astigmatism, so my lines are all blurred, my shadows are real, my words are sometimes deferred until …

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, …

Emotional Butterflies

by Faith Eiran   I am watching him closely from afar.  His dark hair tends to dull in the light, making me think it is unwashed and fragrant.  His arms, useful, care for the flames, ensuring the warmth and light for the next minutes.  He pretends not to notice me again and again, and we weigh …

I’m Not that Blogger…

I’m not that blogger that’ll be your best friend that will answer every comment, loyal until the end. I’m not that blogger that will follow you back (neither on WordPress nor Twitter) I’m not solid like that. I won’t sell you my kindness or ask how you feel; I won’t be a companion, that’s not …

Denied Privilege, Guest Post: Oliana Kim

Today I bring you Oliana Kim from Traces of the Soul.  I find her blog to be one of the most honest and insightful that I’ve read.  You usually feel like you did something right by reading her words, as they are inspired and imbued with wisdom.

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.” – …