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When Kinney, Oceana, and Sammie stumble upon a mysterious bag with magical tiaras inside, their lives change forever. They transform from regular girls into Super Duper Princess Heroes! Their new powers, however, come with strings attached. To keep the magic going, the girls need to help others, to work together as a team, and to always be humble about their abilities. Can these awesome girls rise to the challenge and help save the world? Can they prove that princesses are about courage and independence instead of just fancy dresses and glittering jewelry? You better believe they can!
Based on an ancient and beloved Zen fable, this story is about a wise girl who experiences a series of events that at first seem lucky (or unlucky) but then turn out to be quite the opposite. A bike disappears, but then she gets a new one. She hurts herself, but then she enjoys a nice day at home. For each incident, was what happened good luck? Maybe. Was it bad luck? Maybe. Or, perhaps the girl simply does not get caught up in the emotion of the moment, because she can never know what that event might lead to, “good” or “bad” . . .
Based on an ancient and beloved Zen fable, this story is about a wise boy who helps a girl who isn’t very nice to him. But while his friend becomes upset about the situation, the wise boy simply lets it go and moves on to playing again. The story captures many beautiful Zen concepts – being in the present moment, doing something nice without expecting anything in return, letting go of an unpleasant experience, and not lingering on negative thoughts.
This story is about a wise boy who receives a lot of love – and worry – from his parents. They worry about his health, his happiness, and everything else. Ultimately, the boy reframes how his parents relate to him, asking them to consider focusing on the present moment instead of worrying about the future. The message touches upon core Zen concepts of being present and not letting our worries disconnect us from what is truly important.