By Grace Moyer Frounfelker
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As soon as upon a time, fairy stories have been grim.
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Rumpelstiltskin ripped himself in half.
And in a story known as "The Mouse, the poultry, and the Sausage," a mouse, a poultry, and a sausage all seek advice from one another. sure, the sausage talks. (Okay, i assume that one's no longer that grim. .. )
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It is the grimmest story i've got ever heard.
And i'm sharing it with you.
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Does our concept of God and Page 32 God's arena become larger or smaller as we become adults and leave childlikeness behind? Lois is now the mother of three children, Christine and Jonathan, to whom you were introduced in the first chapter, and Naomi. I'm thankful that at age ten Christine has not been "educated" out of awareness of the world of the spirit. She told her mother one morning that she had gone to bed feeling scared because she had read scary stories that evening. " Grandma Marshall had died when Christine was only two.
You can pretend Frog is here; you can talk with him. Or would you like to have a pretend friend of your own? " I was wrong. Poor Donny couldn't! He had a temper tantrum because I didn't force Lois to deny or dismiss Frog. I felt great sadness for Donny. I realized that his home training stressed truthfulness, with truth defined as only what we experience through our five senses. Fairy tales were forbidden. It cost Donny a treasured part of childhood, in imagination and creativity, and I suspect also in spirituality.
Her garden is full of children. . "4 When children find something wonderful, they want to share it. Let me never be too busy to explore with them. They seem to be more aware of God's small miracles than we who are too preoccupied to observe. Lois was three when she came running indoors, wide-eyed with excitement. "Come quick, Aunt Grace! " I dropped everything and ran with her. She had found toadstools in the grass following yesterday's rain. I remembered that several days earlier I had read to her, "Under a toad-stool crept a wee elf, out of the rain to shelter himself.
As a Little Child by Grace Moyer Frounfelker