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How Narcissus fell in love with himself (055)

How Narcissus fell in love with himself (055)

Narcissuses are popular. Almost every garden and park is full of them. In February and March we often buy a lot of narcisses in our longing for the spring. Have you ever taken a close look at a narcissus and realized how beautifully it glows in the the spirng sunshine? The narcissus is named after […]

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Why the NIGHTINGALE sings during the night (061)

Why the NIGHTINGALE sings during the night (061)

Do you know why the nightingale is named after the night? In times past he was known as the ‘singingale’? After losing a singing competition this amazingly beautiful singer hid himself away in the bushes. His song is particularly magical in the silence of the night because all the other birds are quiet. This old […]

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How the robin came by its red breast (013)

How the robin came by its red breast (013)

Almost everyone has a soft spot for the robin. Such a brave little ball of fluff with a red breast. Did you know that this small bird got its red breast when it tried to ease Christ’s pain on the cross? Listen to this Christian tale full of compassion: During the first days of creation […]

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Why the oak keeps its leaves in winter (028)

Why the oak keeps its leaves in winter (028)

Have you sometimes wondered why certain trees keep their leaves in the winter? And did you know that the oak used to have oval and not lobed leaves? If you want to discover how this came about, then listen to this tale of devilry… A long long time ago there was a knight who had […]

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