Choose a time in your life of emotional upheaval and change. Write about an event at that time that reflected the inverse of the feelings of loss, confusion, or despair; where you observed something, heard something, read something, or did something, that provided a glimpse of contrasting light against the darkness. Take us into that moment of possibility.
In our “Seven Stages: Story and the Human Experience circle with Joe Lambert this week, we were challenged with that writing prompt. I went back to the bad old days of the late eighties; this story took place in 1990.
The art work is from the dreamwork blog that my artist sister, Cheryl Renee Long, and I keep off and on over the years: The Mysterious Night Vision Journal. I give credit to other media sources in my credits at the end. Otherwise, I generated all media, since inquiring minds always seem to want to know!
Other people have been asking if these are true stories; the answer is yes, absolutely this is how it happened.