A Wisdom Story


“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain.”

(From Segovia Bader’s Travelogue)

Greetings Friends and Magi,

I love Wisdom Stories. I love sharing these stories with friends, sitting around the fireplace on the chilly winter nights. Yes, it even gets chilly in Las Vegas. 

Here is one of my new favorite stories and wisdom quotes for the holidays. 

A WISDOM STORY… THE 3 HAIRS

There once was a woman who woke up one morning, looked in the mirror, and noticed she had only three hairs on her head. “Well,” she said, “I think I’ll braid my hair today.” So she did and she had a wonderful day. 

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and saw that she had only two hairs on her head. “H-M-M,” she said, “I think I’ll part my hair down the middle today.” So she did and she had a grand day. 

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that she had only one hair on her head. “Well,” she said, “Today I’m going to wear my hair in a pony tail.” So she did, and she had a fun, fun day. 

The next day she woke up, looked in the mirror and noticed that there wasn’t a single hair on her head. “YAY!” she exclaimed. “I don’t have to fix my hair today!” 

Attitude is everything. Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle. Live simply, Love generously, Care deeply, Speak kindly. 

Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass… It’s about learning to dance in the rain. 

I love that quote about “dancing in the rain.” It encourages me to create, and share inspiration with my friends. Just a few days ago, I emailed this story to Bob Neale. Bob wrote back to me the next day with ideas for 3 magic routines utilizing this story as the inspiration. Isn’t it amazing how one simple story can trigger so much creativity? Bob has a talent for taking simple stories like these and developing them into full story-magic routines. His book Life Death and Other Card Tricks is filled with examples.

YULE BE AMAZED! Now you can watch our WONDERGROUND holiday party from your home anywhere in the world! 

Yule Be Amazed is the name of our WONDERGROUND holiday event here in Las Vegas. You can attend from your own home by logging onto your home computer DEC 27TH at 8PM pacific time. Just log on to www.streetofcards.tv

Many members of our Las Vegas magic community will be here with us and some special guest celebrities. You are invited to tune into our holiday event here in Vegas! 

We will broadcast the YULE BE AMAZED event and it is INTERACTIVE! Yes, that’s right, we have a chat room online so you can talk to us in live time. There is no fee for this event… it is our gift to our magical friends. You can also watch archived episodes of WONDERGROUND and lots of other great magic in the video archives at street of cards.

THE GIFT OF MAGIC: If you are looking for the perfect gift for YOU or your special magic-lover… you would do well to consider giving them the gift of a magical weekend here at the Magic and Mystery School. 

It is FUN and EASY to set it up… Just call Abbi at 702-450-0021. 

Abbi can help you arrange a Magic Class or private magic session with Jeff or the other faculty at our Magic and Mystery School. 

We wish you the gift of inspiration and creativity during this holiday season and all year long. 

Jeff, Abbi, Eugene, Tobias, Bryce,
and all your friends at the Magic and Mystery School

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