128. The Gospel According to Fairy Tales

Out of the Ordinary 128

Today's Out of the Ordinary Books:
Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy, Karen Foxlee
The Ocean at the End of the Lane, Neil Gaiman
Once Upon a River, Diane Setterfield
"Instructions" by Neil Gaiman (poem)
The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley

How the Books We Read Help Us Better Understand the Lives we Lead: 

  • Why Lisa-Jo has a very "non-magical" Maplehurst visit this time around
  • How magic shows up in our ordinary lives and what it does
  • The two ways that Fairy Tales offer us to see our so-called ordinary differently
  • What Fairy Tales and the Gospel have in common
  • A magical reading by Christie

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