The Forever Fairy Tale

Today, I’m blogging about the importance of fairy tales in my life and their immortal lessons. Come and visit me on the Hero Lost blog site. I’d love to hear about your favorite fairy tale πŸ™‚

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β€œThis is such a pretty flower,” said the woman. She kissed its lovely red and yellow petals, and just as she kissed it the flower gave a loud pop! and flew open. It was a tulip, right enough, but on the green cushion in the middle of it sat a tiny girl. She was dainty and fair to see, but she was no taller than your thumb. So she was called Thumbelina. ~Thumbelina, Hans Christian Andersen

I have this image in my mind.

A young girl of maybe four years old clings to a sheet in the dark in a noisy camper in the middle of summer. A record plays. A voice from the record player fills the night with words from an audio book. Her brother lies down in the neighboring bunk with a pillow over his head, ignoring the story for the hundredth time. She forgets the…

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About Erika Beebe

Author, dreamer, and a momma to a couple of wonderful kids, I try to live life everyday in hope and inspire others along my way.

Posted on February 27, 2017, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 6 Comments.

  1. I got a new appreciation for fairy tales through the eyes of my K/1 students.

  2. Nice post! I have to say I’m okay with some of Disney’s revisions. Like Sleeping Beauty. Yeah, the original for that was just messed up, yo. πŸ™‚

    • Hi Loni. Thank you for stopping in today. I agree, some of the origin tales are pretty gruesome. I remember when I watched the old version of the little mermaid and my heart broke for her when she lost her love. I don’t want to terrify my kids with the old versions. They might never enjoy them the way I did. Now I am curious…I will have to go back and read the old version…lol

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