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Lost in the Woods Fairy Tales

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Host Autumn Woods invites you to get lost in the fairy tale forest as she reads favorite childhood stories and provides insight on the truths they reflect about female identity and walking with God. You'll never look at your favorite stories the same way again! www.autumnwoodsvoice.com


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Host Autumn Woods invites you to get lost in the fairy tale forest as she reads favorite childhood stories and provides insight on the truths they reflect about female identity and walking with God. You'll never look at your favorite stories the same way again! www.autumnwoodsvoice.com






Christmas Bonus E.3: "For Unto Us: A Christmas Story"

The heart of the Christmas holiday tends to get lost in the shuffle, especially for the bitter protagonist drowning his sorrows in the local pub. Plunge into the blizzard with him as encounters with unlikely characters help to restore the joy of his salvation. Written and performed by Trenton James Stephenson. https://www.buzzsprout.com/1032790/supporters/new Support the show


Wise Women: "The Forest Bride" - Just Being Myself

Ever get tired of being underestimated? Come to a tiny hut in the forest to meet a little mouse with a big secret as she overcomes prejudice, wins love, and saves what has been lost, all by being herself. What was that Hebrew word again? https://www.biblehub.com/hebrew/7235.htm Temptation Tuesday Audiobook https://www.audible.com/pd/Temptation-Tuesday-Audiobook/B09TTFL5W4 https://www.buzzsprout.com/1032790/supporters/new Support the show


Bonus Episode E.3: "The Haven Tree"

In this original fairy tale by Trenton James Stephenson, the cocky Miss Mousy learns that true bravery comes from knowing Whose you are. Look out for a surprise voice guest! Support the show


Christmas Bonus E.2: "The Red Ornament"

A little bit of Christmas from the fairy tale forest! My husband, Trenton James Stephenson, is a wonderful writer of original fairy tales, and we thought it would be fun to share his newest Christmas story with you. I even got to help a little with this one. No long analysis in this episode, just a little something to make you smile and help us celebrate God's love this holiday season. Support the show


Rise Above This: "Snow White" - Little Girl, Arise

Who's the unfairest of them all? The enemy, that's who. And jealousy is one of his weapons of choice. Join Snow White and the evil queen in this cautionary tale of what happens when a woman is ruled by fear rather than love, choosing to abuse the one she is meant to nurture. We'll also explore the perils of “growing up girl,” and the triumph of choosing to reject the enemy's paralyzing poison for the redeeming love of Christ. Liver Functionality https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/liver-anatomy-and-functions Lung Functionality https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/305190?c=572244898560#function What was that cool Greek word for gentleness again? https://biblehub.com/greek/4239.htm What about the one for quiet? https://biblehub.com/greek/2272.htm Support the show


Rise Above This: "Maid Maleen" - Maybe It's Maid Maleen?

Ever fought so hard to get somewhere only to question if it's really where you belong? Escape the tower with Maid Maleen as she rescues herself from her physical prison and finds the valor needed to shatter the chains binding her heart and reclaim her rightful place. Author Melinda Michelle https://linktr.ee/Melinda_Michelle All About Nettles https://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/stinging-nettle-uses-and-risks https://rawfoodscotland.co.uk/eat-raw-nettles/ Autumn Woods https://linktr.ee/Autumn_Woods_Voice Support the show


Rise Above This: "Rapunzel" - Come to My Window

What happens when you’ve been born in the thick of battle, with no say over the darkness plaguing your life, and have to claw your way out? Climb into a tower on a rope of golden hair to meet our heroine as she’s sold into darkness before birth, imprisoned through manipulation and fear, meets hope face to face, and finds the courage to break free from the enemy’s hold on her life. Prayers, Peace and Praise: Guidance for Prayer Through Poetry https://www.amazon.com/Prayers-Peace-Praise-Guidance-Through/dp/1949411095/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1X3JHUX7FXONG&dchild=1&keywords=prayers+peace+and+praise&qid=1632977289&sprefix=prayers+peace+and+%2Caps%2C192&sr=8-3 What's all this about radishes? https://draxe.com/health/ph-balance/ https://draxe.com/nutrition/radish-nutrition/ Did you know that the real Rapunzel was a Christian martyr? https://historycollection.com/the-real-rapunzel-was-locked-in-a-tower-and-beheaded-by-her-dad/ Support the show


Rise Above This: "Little Red Riding Hood" - I Know Things Now

Forests are places of transformation; you cannot leave unchanged. An innocent girl may emerge a valiant warrior, and a vicious wolf may depart as a fur coat. Journey into the woods with Red as she rises from the ashes of ignorance and victimhood to become a cunning adversary against the enemy. What does Red's story have to do with spiritual warfare? You'll just have to listen to find out. **PG for brief thematic discussion** Healing Through Communion https://sidroth.org/articles/healing-through-communion/ A Brief History of Velvet https://trc-leiden.nl/trc-digital-exhibition/index.php/velvet/item/173-a-brief-history-of-velvet Instagram @autumn_woods_voice Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "The Snow Queen" Part 3 - Beware the Frozen Heart

Armor up. It's about to get ugly. The closer you get to your goal, the harder the enemy fights to take you down. Can Gerda reach the Snow Queen's palace and thaw Kay's frozen heart? Why'd you ruin the word bae? https://www.wordsense.eu/b%C3%A6/ The symbolism of Spitzbergen. https://www.wordnik.com/words/spitzbergen https://dictionary.reverso.net/german-english/Spitz https://www.germanveryeasy.com/bergen Where in the world are we in Europe? https://www.asisbiz.com/images/Map-Norway-political-geo-01.jpg What's that disgusting fish dish again? https://www.smithsonianmag.com/travel/scandinavians-strange-holiday-lutefisk-tradition-2218218/ Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "The Snow Queen" Part 2 - Beware the Frozen Heart

Ever felt like cancelling in the middle of a quest? Gerda definitely has. It's hard to keep going and stay encouraged on mission when your own issues are weighing you down on the journey. Come sit in the garden with her as she digs down to the roots of her heart trouble and cultivates a renewed heart in The Snow Queen: Part 2. **PG for thematic discussion** Suttee https://www.britannica.com/topic/suttee What with all these flowers? https://florgeous.com/buttercup-flower/ https://www.britannica.com/plant/buttercup https://www.physichealth.uk/secret-life-snowdrops/ https://www.petalrepublic.com/hyacinth-flower/#7-what-regions-are-hyacinth-native-to https://gardenandhappy.com/angel-trumpet-plant/ https://www.reference.com/world-view/tiger-lily-symbolize-2562253759a1dea8 The Snow Queen Text https://andersen.sdu.dk/vaerk/hersholt/TheSnowQueen_e.html Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "The Snow Queen" Part 1 - Beware the Frozen Heart

Do you wanna hear the story... that movie "Frozen" is based on? Join a brave girl named Gerda as she battles forces seen and unseen, determined to snatch her would-be love from the clutches of the enemy, and thaw his frozen heart. Click to listen to The Forgiven Podcast: Bible Scandals Retold https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-forgiven/id1564027917 Music Credit for The Forgiven Podcast: Heroism by MaxKoMusic | https://maxkomusic.com/ Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "Beauty and the Beast" Part 2 - The Wild Beloved

Return to the enchanted castle to experience the marvelous power of transformative love in the exciting conclusion of "Beauty and the Beast!" Michelle Tumes - Untame Lion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObG3x8Ozk-c Want to read the de Villeneuve "Beauty and the Beast?" https://www.amazon.com/Beauty-Beast-Gabrielle-Suzanne-Barbot-Villeneuve/dp/1544037554 Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "Beauty and the Beast" Part 1 - The Wild Beloved

No chance. No way. She won't say she's in love. Beauty wants adventure in the great wide somewhere alright, but is she in a cage of her own making? Join this mighty woman of valor on her quest to free not one, but two imprisoned hearts, and release the Wild Beloved within. What was that beautiful Jewish phrase again? https://hebrew.jerusalemprayerteam.org/a-virtuous-woman/ Michelle Tumes - Untame Lion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5BViw3xppE Support the show


The Lost Husbands: "East of the Sun and West of the Moon" - Go The Distance

Journey with a young woman who scours the earth to accomplish the impossible, plunging into the darkness that keeps her husband captive and wrenching him free from the enemy’s clutches, armed with a few household objects, a riddle of a clue, and a determined heart. ***PG for thematic elements*** Is there a real place that is east of the sun and west of the moon? https://astronomy.com/magazine/ask-astro/2006/11/does-the-moon-follow-the-same-path-across-the-sky-as-the-sun Where can I learn more about ancient Jewish wedding customs? https://www.jewishjewels.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Ancient_Jewish_Wedding.pdf Support the show


Shield Maidens: "Katherine Crackernuts" - Watch Your Head

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom. And you'll need it to keep your wits about you when everyone else is losing their heads! Journey through the hazel wood with Katherine, a woman who chooses truth over tradition, has no patience for evil, and uses her wits, resourcefulness, and a handful of nuts to tear down the strongholds of the enemy and rescue those in her charge. What was that cool Greek word for gentleness again? https://biblehub.com/greek/4239.htm What about the one for quiet? https://biblehub.com/greek/2272.htm The true meaning of gentleness. https://margmowczko.com/gentle-quiet-spirit-1-peter-3/ How smart are sheep? https://farmandanimals.com/how-smart-are-sheep/ Support the show


Shield Maidens: "The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids" - Armed and Dangerous

What happens when everyone around you becomes deceived and sides with the enemy? What do you do when your fellow soldiers are losing heart right and left and you can’t get to everyone in time before they are taken captive? You pick up your weapon and fight, that's what! Join a mother goat and her youngest kid as they survive a brutal home invasion, faithfully cling to their convictions, rescue those they love, and take down the adversary once and for all. Support the show


Shield Maidens: "The Little Girl and the Winter Whirlwinds" - Be Strong and Courageous

Trek through the snowy woods of Bulgaria with a brave little girl armed with a warm heart, determined to rescue the world from endless winter. Join our lion-hearted heroine as she battles blizzards, whirlwinds and childhood wounds, triumphing over storms around and inside her to save the day. More about snowdrops https://tobulgaria.org/2016/01/01/snowdrops-%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%BA%D0%B8%D1%87%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%B0/ Psalm 18 https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=psalm+18&version=NIV More on the armor of God https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+6&version=NIV One of my weapons of choice https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Psalm+91&version=NKJV Support the show


Christmas Bonus E.1 - "The Dirty Snowflake" and "The Hedgehog's Song"

A little bit of Christmas from the fairy tale forest! My husband, Trenton James Stephenson, is a wonderful writer of original fairy tales, and we thought it would be fun to share two of his Christmas stories with everyone. No analysis in this episode, just some holiday fun to brighten your spirits and celebrate God's love this holiday season. Support the show


Shield Maidens: "The Six Swans" - Her Royal Silence

Sometimes the greatest victories are won through stealth and silence. Join our heroine as she courageously sets out to break a family curse armed with determination, fierce love, and a needle and thread. Did I mention she is also the all-time champion of the quiet game? Support the show


Shield Maidens: "The Nightingale" - Uncaged

Ever had to rebound from rejection in order to save the day? You're not alone. Fly through the green wood with the nightingale as she battles the cruelty of comparison and societal dismissal, and courageously faces off against death itself. Where did I get all these facts about nightingales? https://www.discoverwildlife.com/animal-facts/birds/facts-about-nightingale/ https://www.liveanimalslist.com/birds/nightingale.php https://www.britannica.com/animal/nightingale-bird Support the show