Title: Wisdom in the Telling: Finding Inspiration and Grace in Traditional Folktales and Myths Retold
Author: Lorraine Hartin-Gelardi
Published: September 2006
Country Published: USA
Publisher: Skylight Paths Publishing; annotated edition edition
Listen … Hear your deepest longings, triumphs and trials in these ancient tales of the human experience.
Journey through these fascinating stories and you will see how myths and tales retold from many cultures bring universal themes from love and life, fears and foibles, straight into your heart.
From the learned housekeeper who imparts her wisdom on the importance of listening, to a juggler who shows that gifts from the heart are truly the best of all, these stories offer timeless insight and inspiration. They will allow you to connect with the strength and value of your own myths and tales.
Drawn from many cultures and faith traditions–including Irish, Scottish, English, European, Asian, Indian and Middle Eastern–each retelling illustrates the healing and powerful connection that stretches across the globe and unites us all in an embrace of wisdom through words. You will see your own struggles and successes mirrored in the lives of the characters contained in these pages: As you travel through their stories, you will hear a gentle voice urging you to tap into your own endless power and potential.