The Mother is the source of bounty, archetyped as Mother-Goddess birthing the trees and oceans. Her counter is the devouring mother who swallows her children, or through her indifference, starves them. –From Girl to Goddess: The Heroine’s Journey through Myth and Legend by Valerie Estelle Frankel

Fiction Writing Prompt: Write a story, scene or poem using the mother archetype.

Journaling Prompt: Write about your relationship with your mother.

Art Prompt: The Mother Archetype

Non-Fiction / Speechwriting Prompt: Give a speech about your mother and an important lesson she taught you.

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