Tag Archives: folktales

Divine messages from everyday animals?

It’s thrown in the “just for fun” category so I’m going to have fun with it. Unlike “real” research into the meaning of things, this site seems to be making up a bunch of junk. I’m assuming it’s the site … Continue reading

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The One Minion Search Party, vol. 37

This one intrigued me: tibet myths and folktales I know squat about Tibet except it’s full of mountains and wise old men in funny furry hats, and other bald men who dress in yellow, sit around, and hum. Just kidding… … Continue reading

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Remember to put the Fest in “Festive” this year!

Definition of fest for those who want it: –noun an assembly of people engaged in a common activity (often used in combination): filmfest; gabfest; love-fest; poetry fest. Over in Scotland, Dundee has declared December to be Christian Christmas free. No … Continue reading

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If only they told bible stories like they told other stories

By no means recent, but this Times Online article from December just struck a chord. What I know of the Old Testament comes from the Bible being read aloud to classes at my church primary school: I was horrified that … Continue reading

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