Wise Crone Cottage Podcast

Episode 2 - Frau Holle

August 31, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Wise Crone Cottage Podcast
Episode 2 - Frau Holle
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Wise Crone Cottage Podcast
Episode 2 - Frau Holle
Aug 31, 2019 Season 1 Episode 2
Kathy Shimpock
Kathy Shimpock tells the story of "Frau Holle" and explores its meaning from both a psychological and folkloric perspective.
Show Notes

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.