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The Catalyst · 2M ago

Growing Pains

The prompt this time was about Sea Turtles. I read the group a page of information about these creatures. A few excerpts are: They spend their entire lives at sea, except when adult females ...
The Catalyst · 3M ago

Regenerating Kindness

The prompt this time was about sea stars (formerly called “starfish”). I read some information about them out loud, and was struck by the way they can regenerate lost limbs.                 ...
The Catalyst · 6M ago

Reminders

The prompt this time was the five-word free write. For an explanation of this prompt, click here. The words this time were: Jellyfish   Blackberries    Green    Tributaries    Returning     ...
The Catalyst · 8M ago

Beginnings and Endings

The prompts this time were:         I never can say goodbye. Where do I begin? There’s no love like the future love. What I wrote is below. __________________________________________ My youn...
The Catalyst · 8M ago

At Sea

The prompt this time is this one photo. It’s what inspired what I wrote below. _______________________________________________________________________________ It’s a hot clear day in Corsica...
The Catalyst · 9M ago

Aging (Not So) Gracefully

The prompts this time were: Having an awakening Well, the only word for it is passé. I’m terribly sorry, but you’re not going to make love to me tonight. What I wrote is below. _____________...
The Catalyst · 9M ago

Going Higher

The prompt this time was a guided visualization. I ask everyone to get in a comfortable, seated position, feet on the floor, and close their eyes. Then I guide them through a breathing exerc...
The Catalyst · 9M ago

Strange Empathy

The prompts this time were:                                     Did we fear being too close? He/She was never really good at living Tiny and temporary What I wrote is below. ________________...
The Catalyst · 12M ago

Dinner with Dad

The prompt this time is called 5 X 5. It’s a list exercise that asks you to create five short lists with five items on each list. The topics for each list are as follows: Five cities you are...
The Catalyst · 1Y ago

You Beautiful Doll

The prompts this time were:                                A beautiful doll There’s nothing to be afraid of, really Roses, Roses, Roses ______________________________________ The Spunky Shir...