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once upon a time

Another one of those “Huh!” moments:

This is what G.K. Chesterton had to say about fairy tales –

Fairy tales, then, are not responsible for producing in children fear, or any of the shapes of fear; fairy tales do not give the child the idea of the evil or the ugly; that is in the child already, because it is in the world already. Fairy tales do not give the child his first idea of bogey. What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey. The baby has known the dragon intimately ever since he had an imagination. What the fairy tale provides for him is a St. George to kill the dragon. Exactly what the fairy tale does is this: it accustoms him for a series of clear pictures to the idea that these limitless terrors had a limit, that these shapeless enemies have enemies in the knights of God, that there is something in the universe more mystical than darkness, and stronger than strong fear.

  • Tremendous Trifles (1909), XVII: “The Red Angel”




hold your head as high as you can

Today’s musical spark:

Artist: Esperanza Spalding


little bit

Today’s inspirational spark:

“Even on my weakest days,

I get a little bit stronger.”

Sara Evans



Shirley the Elephant

Talk about strength of spirit and enduring friendships between an elephant & human and between elephant & elephant…

Part I on YouTube has a bit more background and Part II is below:

“No more chains.”

Break out the tissues people!



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