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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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The snow and the snowdrops (007)

The snow and the snowdrops (007)

The snowdrop is the only flower who has no problem flowering in the snow. Have you any idea why the snowdrop is named after the snow? And why the flower is as white as the snow itself? This is a story about egoism, anger and compassion.  Draw closer and listen….. When God created the earth […]

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THE WREN,  If you are not strong, you must be clever (038)

THE WREN, If you are not strong, you must be clever (038)

It is amazing that such a little ball of fluff like the wren can sing so loudly. From January through to December you can hear him twittering away. Have you ever wondered how he came to be known as ‘King” of the Birds, a title which his Latin name “Regulus” testifies to? Or why the […]

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