Just finished reading the Stepsister scheme by Jim C Hines. Cute take on the life of Cinderella, Snow White and Sleeping Beauty. I picked up the book because of Bonnie Jones words at the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry graduation a few weeks back. In a nutshell she explained that Sleeping Beauty is a metaphor of the church being kissed awake by her True Love. You can listen to the full conversation with her and Bob Jones here. And yes, it's worth your time and money to hear what they have to say...
Any way, I've been reading and watching different stories about Sleeping Beauty since then. This morning as I was thinking about the three Princesses and how Hines treated them, I began to see the prophetic stories behind the fables. Bonnie tells you about Sleeping Beauty, Snow White I'm still fleshing out, but I realized that Cinderella is about learning who you really are and beginning to walk in that true identity rather than the identity those around you have defined for you. It would be great if we were all raised by those who can see and nurture our true identities. Unfortunately, that is usually not the case. Hopefully we are lucky and discover that we are more that we were lead to believe, and along life's journey we find those who embrace our uniqueness and encourage and help us to be all that we were created to be.
May you see yourself clearly, grow into the person you were created to be, and have many people who help and encourage you on your journey.
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