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Kathy Shimpock
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Transpersonal Practitioner & Storyteller
Transpersonal Practitioner & Storyteller

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Ever wanted to chat with Medusa? Guess what? I just did.

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Another Wise Woman tale, this time from Palestine. She knows her role and uses it well!

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Listen to the wise words from the crone.

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The wise old woman archetype teaches us to look beyond the surface to discover what is truly important.

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As many of you know I'm a storyteller, and I have been wanting to share my telling of the stories we are reviewing on this site. Since we just completed our discussion of Frau Holle, it seems as if this is the perfect time to start. This is a work in progress. I have dreams of recording these so it appears that you have just entered the cottage of the wise crone. This one has a slight break in the video when the phone rang.  Alas! Someday it will need to be redone. Until then, "Once upon a time..."

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My telling of the Frau Holle story...

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In this post, we explore the archetype of the wise crone within the story of the "Three Spinning Women" (a Grimm fairy tale).

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This month we continue the discussion of the "Frau Holle" folktale to discover even more about the Wise Old Woman archetype!

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In this post we start to analyze the story "Frau Holle," to discover how this mythological character came to appear in folktales.

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Frau Holle represents the wise woman archetype.  She is the helper, judge and jury for those who come seeking something lost within themselves.
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