"The doll is like the little bird in fairy tales who appears and whispers in the heroine's ear, the one who reveals the hidden enemy and what to do about it."
This is the wool that I washed in the salad spinner.
I am going to make this poncho with it.
"It is easy to imagine that the Yaga's marks of power and authority-her clothes-are made as she herself is fashioned psychologically: strong, enduring. To wash her laundry is a metaphor through which we learn to witness, examine, and take on this combination of qualities." Clarissa Pinklola Estes
These quotes are from the discussion of the story of "Vasalisa" in Women Who Run With the Wolves.
I've started to read it several times but kept getting stuck on not enjoying the small format of the copy that I have. This time I decided I really wanted to stick with it.
And I'm so glad that I have...