May 19, 2024

Fairy Tales for the Elder Years


The majority of fairy tales – “minor scriptures” representing the distilled wisdom of a culture – deal with the issues and psychology of children and youth as they make the difficult threshold crossing into adulthood. But there are also a minority of fairy tales that deal with the developmental changes, psychological shifts, and crucial values related to both the middle and elder years. This sermon will feature two entertaining and instructive fairy tales that bring forward the issues and values of the elder years.