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Welcome to the Wise Crone Cottage podcast with storyteller, Kathy Shimpock. Here we'll meet the crone and uncover her wisdom as found, in fairy tales, folktales and myths. New episodes are released the fourth Sunday of each month.

Welcome to the Wise Crone Cottage podcast with storyteller, Kathy Shimpock. Here we'll meet the crone and uncover her wisdom as found, in fairy tales, folktales and myths. New episodes are released the fourth Sunday of each month.
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United States

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Welcome to the Wise Crone Cottage podcast with storyteller, Kathy Shimpock. Here we'll meet the crone and uncover her wisdom as found, in fairy tales, folktales and myths. New episodes are released the fourth Sunday of each month.

Language:

English

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Episodes

Episode 2 - Frau Holle

9/1/2019
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In this episode, Kathy tells the story of “Frau Holle,” a German folktale, recorded by the Brothers Grimm. We explore the relationship between its young and old characters - especially the role the wise crone plays in the initiation of the young woman. We also look at the symbolism found within this story to see what it has to offer from a psychological perspective. Finally we discover what Frau Holle can teach us about living today as an elder. today.

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 1 - The Old Woman and the Wicked Oni

7/20/2019
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On this episode, Kathy discusses the creation of the Wise Crone Cottage podcast and the importance of folktales today. She'll tell you a Japanese story, "The Old Woman and the Wicked Oni." It's a story that explores the concept of the "Other." We'll see how the wise old woman becomes an unlikely hero, facing her opponents bravely and finding unexpected solutions to seemingly insurmountable problems.

Duration:00:19:46