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Spinning Gold out of Straw

How Stories Heal

by Diane Rooks

  • 160 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Salt Run Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Self-Help / Self-Esteem,
  • Self-Help,
  • Psychotherapy - Counseling,
  • Biographical methods,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Mythology,
  • Personal Growth - Self-Esteem,
  • Psychological aspects,
  • Psychology,
  • Self-perception,
  • Social Science,
  • Storytelling,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Death, Grief, Bereavement

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8562903M
    ISBN 100970959842
    ISBN 109780970959843
    OCLC/WorldCa49214285

    Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Save your experiences, and your soul. In this penetrating book, Joan Gould brings to the surface the hidden meanings in fairy tales and myths, and illuminates what they can tell you about the stages in your own life. Spinning Straw into Gold also includes stories from the lives of ordinary women. The king called for the girl, shut her in a tower room with straw and a spinning wheel, and demanded that she spin the straw into gold by morning, for three nights, or be executed. She had given up all hope, when a dwarfish creature appeared in the room and spun straw into gold for her in return for her necklace; then again the following night Alias: Tom Tit Tot Päronskaft Repelsteeltje.


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Spinning Gold out of Straw: How Stories Heal is a candid, honest look at the journey back to wholeness following the loss of a child. A master storyteller, Diane Rooks found healing in Author: Diane Rooks. Spinning Gold out of Straw: How Stories Heal is a candid, honest look at the journey back to wholeness following the loss of a child.

A master storyteller, Diane Rooks found healing in 5/5(1). Replete with a wealth of wisdom about the private battles and public roles each woman must face in her life, "Spinning Straw into Gold explores the choices, demands, and changes a woman must face every day.

"From the Hardcover by: 1. Fifteen years ago, my visitor from Reach for Recovery loaned me Ronnie Kaye's book, Spinning Straw Into Gold, when I was recovering from surgery for breast cancer.

I found this book a tremendous help in dealing with the emotional roller coaster of cancer. At times when I began to fear the cancer had spread to my brain, she answered my questions/5(6).

Overall, Spinning Straw into Gold is a unique book that would suit fairy tale lovers. Kit Dunsmore rated it it was amazing Shelves: spiritual-growth, thought-provoking, fairy-tale-analysis This book spoke to me on many levels/5. Luckily, a little man drops by and offers to spin the straw into gold for the girl.

First in exchange for a (gold) ring, then a (gold) necklace. Then, the girl has to spin straw one last time--if she does the king will marry her--but she's out of gold (because Rumpelstiltskin obviously needs gold)/5. It happened one day that he came to speak with the king, and, to give himself consequence, he told him that he had a daughter who could spin gold out of straw.

The king said to the miller: "That is an art that pleases me well; if thy daughter is as clever as you say, bring her to my castle to-morrow, that I may put her to the proof."/10(K).

Then he led her to a chamber in his palace where there was a great heap of straw, and gave her a spinning-wheel, and said, ’All this must be spun into gold before morning, as you love your life.’ It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold.

And when the girl was brought to him he took her into a room which was quite full of straw, gave her a spinning-wheel and a reel, and said, "Now set to work, and if by to-morrow morning early you have not spun this straw into gold during the night, you must die." Thereupon he himself locked up the room, and left her in it alone.

Now when the girl was brought to him he led her into a room that was filled up with straw, gave her spinning-wheel and reel, and declared: "Set to work at once, and if. “Taking the life of woman through her changes, from maiden to matron to crone, Joan Gould has written a passionate song of praise for life itself.

Her book is as nourishing as the fairy tales she treats. Her inspired Spinning Straw into Gold rejuvenates us all.”/5(24). Spinning Straw Into Gold is thus not a feel-good book. Rather, it is a search-your-soul and ponder-your-being book.

For those who have the courage to allow it to stimulate true reflection, it may be rewarding in unexpected ways. It is for those who seek richness in reality, rather than in the pipe dreams of mass society, that this book is written/5.

Rumpelstiltskin There was once a miller who was poor, but he had one beautiful daughter. It happened one day that he came to speak with the king, and, to give himself consequence, he told him that he had a daughter who could spin gold out of straw.

The king said. The King found out about her and kidnapped her because he believed she could spin gold out of straw. She was clever and convinced the King to do some kind things for the people in the village which she had noticed was really poor.

It made him feel good and he eventually gave her a job working for him. This is a great tale for all ages/5. Then he led her to a chamber in his palace where there was a great heap of straw, and gave her a spinning-wheel, and said, 'All this must be spun into gold before morning, as you love your life.' It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold.

Book Review by Kathy McGregor Diane Rooks suffered the sudden death of her son and went on to write about. In her book, Spinning Gold Out of Straw; How Stories Heal, she examines a lot more than how stories heal she affords us the unique opportunity to see why story heals.

Her book is as nourishing as the fairy tales she treats. Her inspired Spinning Straw into Gold rejuvenates us all.” –Robert Fagles, translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey “This is at once a deep yet thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable book.” –Maggie Scarf, author of Secrets, Lies, Betrayals and Intimate Partners.

When the girl was brought to him he led her into a room full of straw, gave her a spinning-wheel and spindle, and said: “Now set to work and spin all night till early dawn, and if by that time you haven’t spun the straw into gold you shall die.” Then he closed the door behind him and left her alone inside.

Then he led her to a chamber in his palace where there was a great heap of straw, and gave her a spinning-wheel, and said, ‘All this must be spun into gold before morning, as you love your life.’ It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold.

The story of Rumpelstiltskin has been adapted from The Grimm's Brothers Fairy Tale collection. Rumpelstiltskin is a fairy tale popularly associated with Germany (where he is known as Rumpelstilzchen).

The tale was one collected by the Brothers Grimm in the edition of Children's and Household Tales. The girl turned to the heaps of straw before her and, having no idea how to spin straw into gold, began to cry. Suddenly, the girl heard the door creak open slowly.

At first, she only saw a large nose peaking out from behind the door. Then suddenly, in walked a strange little man.

He was humming a funny tune. 'Silver' Spins Gold From The Moldiest Of Old Straw Naomi Novik's new reimagining of "Rumpelstiltskin" digs deep into the anti-Semitism of the original story.

Her book is as nourishing as the fairy tales she treats. Her inspired Spinning Straw into Gold rejuvenates us all.” –Robert Fagles, translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey “This is at once a deep yet thoroughly entertaining and enjoyable book.” –Maggie Scarf, author of Secrets, Lies, Betrayals and Intimate Partners.

From the Publisher/5(7). Today I live a glowing life – a life that I created. From a place of devastating depression and illness arose a higher presence, pointing the way to advanced healing concepts and self-empowered practices.

The correct answer is A. This story illustrate the situational archetype of "The Task". In this excerpt from the fairy tale "Rumpelstilskin" by the Brothers Grimm, the miller's daughter has to achieve an nearly superhuman deed: she has to spin gold out of straw.

could spin gold out of straw. The King said to the miller, “That is an art that pleases me well; if your daughter is as clever as you say, bring her to my castle tomorrow, that I may put her to the proof.” When the girl was brought to him, he led her into a room that was quite full of straw,File Size: 10KB.

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Buy Spinning Straw into Gold Reprint by Gould, Joan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12).

The miller's house was close by, and the miller, you must know, had a very beautiful daughter. She was, moreover, very shrewd and clever; and the miller was so proud of her, that he one day told the king of the land, who used to come and hunt in the wood, that his daughter could spin gold out of straw.

Spinning Straw Into Gold The Executive Guide to the Magic of Turning Data into Money by John Miglautsch Spinning gold can happen, but it generally does not happen.

This is precisely because people think the I have a daughter who spins gold out of straw.' The King said to. Rumplestiltskin learns loneliness, empathy, kindness, compassion, and love because of his experiences. Many years later, Aubrynn comes to the king's attention because her father claims she can spin straw into gold.

Rumplestiltskin and Aubrynn work together to do the impossible. Not/5. The spinning of straw into gold can be transformed from a mechanical search for material gain into a quest for meaning and knowledge.

"As anyone who has tried it knows, spinning is not a mindless task. It requires constant attention not to end up with a tangled mess or a broken thread. So, in effect, my wrong motives can take a good thing (gold) and spin it into something with no lasting value (straw). On the other hand, God can take the simplest, most ordinary actions (straw) and spin them into extraordinary results (gold).

It happens when I act for the sake of the gospel and God’s glory rather than my own interests. Then he led her to a chamber in his palace where there was a great heap of straw, and gave her a spinning-wheel, and said, "All this must be spun into gold before morning, as you love your life." It was in vain that the poor maiden said that it was only a silly boast of her father, for that she could do no such thing as spin straw into gold.

Find out why Close. Spinning straw into gold Spinning Straw into Gold: Mariam Kovalishyn: Spinning Gold from Straw - Duration: The Miller tells the king that it is his daughter, Opal, who can spin straw into gold.

Pg In the book Rump, what does King Barf do when he is told that Opal can spin straw into gold. Into the Woods, Spinning Straw into Gold Wednesday, Aug "A thread now most often means a line of conversation via e-mail or other electronic means," writes Rebecca Solnit (in The Faraway Nearby), "but thread must have been an even more compelling metaphor when most people witnessed or did the women's work that is spinning.

SPINNING SILVER by Nebula Award-winning author Naomi Novik does just that. In it, she gives readers a variant of the Rumpelstiltskin story, which centered on a woman taken captive and forced to spin straw into gold. She is assisted by a strange man-like creature, but only because he wants something in return.

Rumpelstiltskin, the fairy-tale rogue who spun straw into gold, has nothing on Miguel Yacaman and Jorge Gardea-Torresdey. The two University of Texas researchers have developed a way to draw gold. has a distinctly conversational character.

The phrase “Straw into Gold” refers to the challenge faced by the heroine in “Rumplestiltskin.” In this fairy tale, as you may recall, a miller’s daughter will be put to death unless she can do the seemingly impossible— namely, spin gold out of mere Size: KB.

Once I started reading, I couldn't put Spinning Straw down. I read the entire book in two sittings - in the midst of the madness of preparations for Christmas and a houseful of out-of-town family.

The story of the Apple family's life with Jeff, as told by Patricia Apple to Phyllis Green, is a sensitive, yet not at all sentimental account. A pro business, pro people, pro growth, pro freedom fable.

Truth and facts versus ideas; that is the story. Real freedom and wealth versus dogma and doctrine; that is the choice. Because in the ongoing struggle between facts and ideas, it is truth and facts that can lead to greatness, and ideas that are always the greatest threat to what we have and what we can have.The image of the miller's wife spinning straw into gold clearly relates to the fairy tale "Rumpelstiltskin," in which a miller's daughter will be allowed to keep her child if she can guess the name of the little man who helped her spin the king's straw into gold.