Weight of Sacrifice

Sacrifice is glorified. Sacrifice puts you in orbs above average. Sacrifice gives you a halo, and binds you to expectations. Sacrifice cries out for a worthwhile cause. There are many who will ask you to put the interest of others before your own, to attain a nobility you did not ask for. They exhort you … More Weight of Sacrifice

Layers of insanity

1. The marriage did not last.  Her husband complained she starts yelling and throwing things at him, as soon as he closed the bedroom door. His family said they cannot handle her insanity. Her father remained silent, but had tears in his eyes. He had to fight to get her out of the clutches of … More Layers of insanity

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #189 – Weekly Wrap

Xploration Challenge #189 was different – innocent, childlike, light-hearted, opening itself up to myriad interpretations. I was not sure if serious, mature writers who stand as pillars to the Xploration Challenge will respond, or walk away with disdain. Respond they did, and it makes marvellous reading. Do check out all the blogs… WEEKLY WRAP Susi … More Reena’s Xploration Challenge #189 – Weekly Wrap

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #188

PROMPT #188 The word prompt for today is DEVIL This video may provide additional inspiration. https://aeon.co/videos/the-devils-you-know-how-satan-became-a-versatile-stand-in-for-all-manner-of-evil There is no restriction on length of the piece. There is no last date either, unless you wish to be featured in the Weekly Wrap.  Any post that is found to be offensive, vulgar or something that hurts common … More Reena’s Xploration Challenge #188


The sadness behind this prompt hits me hard as I write this. The kid shown in the pic lost her father today. Her mother, whom I see as an exceptionally strong woman, fought till the end, staying afloat with her Buddhist beliefs and chanting “Nam myoho renge Kyo.” It kept her going, if nothing else. … More Grief