From the Minds of Children

by Darryl E

My children have provided a wealth of ideas over the years because they are filled with curiosity. They provide endless questions to be answered about things adults take for granted, and they see the world through innocent, naive eyes. They see links in unconnected events, allowing you to link them as you spin a tale in answer. Magic and mythology are real to children, and a walk in the woods with my wide-eyed, curious minds gives me every opportunity to spin new tales as we create our own explanations for the world around us. For example, a peculiar looking clump of leaves in a tall tree behind the house once became Brenda the Gnome, who guarded our family from whatever ill may lurk within the woods.

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May 05, 2010
Innocence and Imagination
by: Glynis

Ah, children and their imagination, such innocence in their questions can open up the adult mind.

May 05, 2010
I want to read a story about Brenda the Gnome!
by: Anonymous

How wonderful to be able to visit the magical world with your children as tour guides. I would love to read a story about Brenda the Gnome!

In our family too, there were many magical creatures that became like household pets, including the Light Dwarf, who lived inside lamps.

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