Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Tell Me…

You walk into your bedroom. It’s dark and cool…quiet. You approach the back wall, and a gossamer drapery festoons the wall. You delicately separate the drapes, revealing an ornately carved mirror. The carvings seem to move and morph slowly, smoothly. You take a deep cleansing breath and say: “Mirror, mirror, on the wall…” What do…

The Power of Fairy Tales and Snow White

Why do fairy tales endure? Why do we still retell them over and over? Certainly they are engaging stories, but there is more. They teach and remind us of lessons learned. In Snow White, we find themes of beware strangers, the dangers of vanity, and, disturbingly, don’t worry some man (or several small men) will…