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Hummingbird shows God’s attributes love, sweetness and beauty

Hummingbird travels with Condor to God A myth from the Andes, Peru Retold by Heidi Muijen Taken from: Ross Heaven (2009). The Hummingbird’s Journey to God. Perspectives on San Pedro, the Cactus of Vision & Andean Soul Healing Methods. Winchster (UK)/ Washington (USA): O-books, pp. 14-21. In ancient times only Condor could visit God. Its …

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The Court of the Lion

Originally told by the people of Mbomo and recorded by S.R. Kovo N’Sondé, based on sociological and mythological sources. Retold in Dutch by Heidi Muijen and Tess van Dongen ― and translated into English by Greg Suffanti If you listen carefully to water falling on iron anvils, you can hear the roar of a lion. …

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Free as a bird

The Bird and the Golden Cage Taken from an ancient story and proverb Retold by Nivedita Yohana There was once a beautiful singing bird adopted by a lonely and caring woman who loved it and pampered it in any way she could think of. The woman had been walking in the woods one day near …

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As Happy as a Fish in Water!

A Chinese legend and an ancient text from the Zhuangzi Retold and reimagined with a bit of literary license by Heidi Muijen and translated by Greg Suffanti The ancient Zhuangzi text below contains a conversation between the philosophers Zhuangzi and Huizi …. Zhuangzi and Huizi had not seen each other for quite some time. They …

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Ant leaves Camel stunned

An Arabian Fairy Tale, source: Mirbat Castle[1] Retold by Joke Koppius and Greg Suffanti One day while crossing the savanna, a camel saw an ant carrying an enormous load across the steppe. The tiny creature was carrying a big twig, easily ten times bigger than herself. The camel stood a long time studying the busy …

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