Monthly Archives: November, 2013

The Goose Girl at the Spring

One morning a handsome young man was walking through the forest. The sun shone brightly. The birds sang. A cool breeze caressed the leaves, and he was full of joy. He had yet to come across anyone when he spotted an old woman kneeling on the ground, cutting grass with a sickle. She had already …

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The Golden Bird

ONCE there lived a young prince who everyone agreed was a royal meatball. His two older brothers were intelligent young men, but the youngest was a dreamer. He liked to go out wandering in the woods for days at a time, and often didn’t even bring along his bow. And when he was at home …

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Parsifal & the Fisher King

LONG AGO, a young knight named Parsifal was traveling through a great forest when he fell into a daydream; and so his horse was left to go wherever it cared to take them. As the sun was setting, Parsifal found himself looking down upon a beautiful lake surrounded on all sides by snow-capped mountains. A …

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The Golden Bird, Symbol List

Fool/Simpleton (The youngest son) In Tarot often depicted walking off the edge of a cliff, stepping out into space. Childlike ability to tune into the inner workings of the world.  Not limited by reason, open to intuition, synchronicity and ordinary magic. His number is zero, which encapsulates the great potential of an open, “beginner’s mind.” His …

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