Fairy Tales

Just about all of my life has been a solo journey.  But now I will be journeying with a fellow traveler. First, the European Godwriting Tour and then a Oneness Journey across the U.S. and down into South America, and winding up in Argentina.

I imagine that forty years ago, like many girls, I dreamed of a handsome prince carrying me off to a distant land!

And now it's happening. Forty years late, to be sure, but it is happening, and I do feel like I'm living in a fairy tale. Come November, when Heaven Admin will be picking me up, I wouldn't be astonished if he appeared on a white horse!

Okay, so I exaggerate!

This morning I was almost going to write about A Story Like the Wind by Laurens Van der Post. This is another book I have ready to take on the Oneness Journey. This sensitive book is about life in Africa, probably in the 1920's or so. There is a quote at the front of this book from a bushman who was imprisoned.  I paraphrase this quote because the book is packed away.

"More than anything," this little bushman said, "I miss story. More than food, I have to have story to live."

And that's how I feel. Story is so vital to me.

As it happens, I just finished rereading Hans Christian Anderson's Fairy Tales! And how disappointed I was when I had turned the last page.


Join the conversation

How beautiful the world is that GOD made. Thank you Gloria and have a fun filled journey in your Camper. More comfortable than a white Steed. Love to ALL Jack

I too love story! I love listening to a story being told by someone who loves to tell stories. Puppet shows put me on a cloud. A good story reaches its peak only when there are good listeners. Too many "teflon minds" these days.

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
Scroll to Top