She danced. Her and her sisters, danced around the ambassadors and the senators. Never saying anything serious, yet looking like everything that was said was being seriously considered. She danced as she put on her clothes, dancing to the mirrors, periodically checking her front for stains, floating her hands ever so gently to her head … Continue reading
“The great lesson of ‘Beauty and the Beast,’ – a thing must be loved before it is lovable.” ― G.K. Chesterton | #Valentine This is why Beauty and the Beast is my theological fairy tale of choice Cupid & Psyche–the basis for Beauty and the Beast– is simulataneously the last myth and the first fairy … Continue reading
Anyone want to join a writing class? So far its not making, but its a GRAD level creative writing class for fairy tales (any kind of class in speculative fiction for creative writing is hard to find) the professor is bona find and has great reviews… Reblog/share around please 🙂 http://www.transmography.net/brainery/syllabus-schedule/science-fiction-fairy-tales-spring-2015/
Job 42:10-17 10 And the Lord restored the fortunes of Job when he had prayed for his friends; and the Lord gave Job twice as much as he had before. 11Then there came to him all his brothers and sisters and all who had known him before, and they ate bread with him in his house; … Continue reading
The process of growing up is to be valued for what we gain, not for what we lose. — #CSLewis YES!
By giving us a window into the folk wisdom of an earlier age and revealing the wishes, hopes, fears, disappoinmtents, and frustrations of that time, these stories help us to understand just what is at stake in our own cultural stories. The tales we tell each other and our children not only reflect our own … Continue reading
Hopefully she slept, I peeked in at her and it seems like she was asleep…but the light startled me, so I only caught a glimpse. I hope she was asleep. Otherwise why would her eyes be closed? I did see that she had brownish/blackish hair, it looked a lot neater than mine. Could I even … Continue reading
I tried to leave quietly. And as I left, I lit a candle and left it in the hallway…out of sight, but giving shadows. I don’t think she cried. At least, not while I was nearby. What does crying sound like anyway…. What would it feel like to cry? I think back on my howls, … Continue reading
I take a deep breath, then another, and another, and another. I can’t remember when I started taking deep breaths. Ok, concentrate on something else–how about dark, it could be a friendly dark. Maybe if I can imagine the dark as friendly, then I can imagine the…..big watchmacallit….in it as friendly too. or maybe I … Continue reading
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