Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical

Measuring the Marigolds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by FedoraArts Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Dr. Savannah Lund's only way home is through the void that destroyed her partner's mind. Can she take it?
The Daily Conjuror
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Bithia Wellington-Paine understands the old conjuror's adage, "It takes a witch to know one," so it's clear that's not her current problem. It's simply a common thief with a touch of con man, or rather con girl. The “problem,” at fifteen-going-on-grown-up, was Aristolia Stewart Dunsmore and this teen was about to learn that stolen property - especially from a mage - always has a hidden price.
The Pardon
Price: Free! Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a young, stubborn priest and a convict on death row, and their strained relationship surrounding the status of the inmate's soul after death. Will he conform to the priest's requirements, or will the young priest simply give up on the doomed man?
Late Night with Larry the Lip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Larry "The Lip" Bender has a good thing going at KRUD talk radio. His call-in show rules the 2 to 5 a.m. niche and the odd hours and offbeat audience are right up his alley. But the normally unflappable Prince of Weird, as Bender refers to himself, gets blown away when he takes a phone call on the air from someone who has been dead for 10 years. Short Fiction - Humor / Metaphysical
The Crystal Ball
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An astrologer and her ex-FBI-agent boyfriend blend their hot chemistry into a crime busting Odd Couple at a longevity association's futuristic costume ball. Outlandish get-ups, characters and gadgets! Who is that masked man who will stop at nothing to steal the "secret" of extended life? Hiding behind which mask? Or is he?
The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics
Price: Free! Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The history of the Buddha and his teachings is not static, but is meant to be made fluid through the practice and of his teachings and values. In The Temptation of the Buddha: A Fictional Study in the History of Religion and of Aesthetics, Sonny Saul reinterprets the ancient Vedas to fully transmit the profound, aesthetic fluidity and meaning of the ancient narrative.
The Gathering - Preparing the Planet for Ascension
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,350. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
The Gathering is a story about ascension. It is a fictional story, but many of the ideas are close to the truth. For instance, a gathering is taking place today on this planet. This is a gathering of advanced souls who have come for the single purpose of raising the vibration of Earth.
Redemption
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lyrah and Caleb have a condition in common. There is a dangerous and expensive treatment. Caleb wants to pursue it, Lyrah wants to accept her fate. It's not as if it's the end of the world...yet. A very short look at the other side of immortality.
Dead Man's Mail
Price: Free! Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short Story: When a foolish marketing letter is mailed to long-departed Maurice D. Griswold, an unexpected, otherworldly, response results.
A Pair of Shorts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by manoirdecrapaud. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
From the sublime to the ridiculous! This pairing of stories certainly seems to cover that statement, with a story set in Hades and steeped in sin, alongside one about the season of goodwill to all and general happiness. I like the contrast. I hope you do too. The Best Christmas Ever Miss Goody Two-Shoes and the Devil
Spirit of a Place
Price: Free! Words: 80,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A landscape architect from Brisbane, Australia decides to leave his wife and travels to faraway places in search of spiritual awakening; an old life ends and new life begins. Only to find spirits come to those when the mind is ready to receive them. He found more questions than answers, and his personal spiritual salvation lay in connectedness to nature within the land itself.
Matters of Life, Death and Laughter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Matters of Life, Death and Laughter is a trio of Joyce Mason's most popular short stories and a sampler of her fiction. "Digital" tells a bizarre and darkly humorous tale about something that turns up where it doesn’t belong. "The Training Tape" asks you to think about what you say repeatedly and its effects. "Zoe's Hair" examines the depth of friendship and how it transcends time.
Contact
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,450. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Fringilla Books. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Looking forward to a changing world, Véronique Biefnot and Francis Dannemark, two of Belgium’s leading authors, explore the question of what will be the heart’s deepest desire in days to come—and find that it will be the same desire the heart has always had: Contact.
The Price of Happiness: $10
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Cora meets a carnival barker who promises to give her the secret to happiness for the low, low price of only ten dollars.
The Loneliest Sami
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
They were the loneliest of all peoples, isolated from humankind for thousands of years as their diaspora took them driving north, further and further. And yet just as they were excluded from mainstream society, so too did they exclude their own. He was the loneliest of them all, he was the loneliest Sami. A short story of imagination.
The Unfettered Dream
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
It is often said that wisdom comes with pain. Long ago in the north of the Indian subcontinent, a being of great wisdom arose. There is pain in his story, but perhaps the story we know is not all of the truth. Perhaps wisdom came at a greater price than we know. This is a vision of what it might have taken to bring it into the world. The Unfettered Dream is a short story of about 4,000 words.
Circle of Life: Diary of a Mystic Vagabond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: American English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
During the cold war Mihai finds himself an orphan and a new immigrant in America. When there is a shooting during their daring escape attempt on the border of Yugoslavia and Italy only Mihai manages to escape. He finds himself in America alone and without a clear purpose, playing poker and using his magic to get by. Mihai is discovering that he is also a natural magician.
Sports of the Cockatoo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two monks... One east... Half a game of baseball. This is Sports of the Cockatoo. Explore the Plain of Horizons. Find solace in the Forest Graveyard. Gather your wits at the Glowing Pine Grove. Caress the bark of the dragon tree. Find yourself inside a quiet whale. This is Sports of the Cockatoo.
The Way of Ghee
Price: Free! Words: 9,390. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Fiction » Inspirational
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
One man’s spiritual quest leads him to a mysterious guru high up in the Himalayas, a man who is rumoured to be able to show the way to Enlightenment - but only to those who are ready to embrace it. A short story.
The Man Who Sat in a Chair By The Sea
Series: Figments and Fragments, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
An old man ponders the universe and man's place in it. He watches as a huge wave buries all of the evils of mankind in the sea and the earth becomes pure again.