“…so we should not go on sleeping, as everyone else does” (I Thessalonians 5:6).
Do you remember the fairy tale, “The Sleeping Beauty”?
There is to be a royal wedding. The wicked witch is not invited. Angry over the snub, she puts a curse on the bride and groom (a prince and princess). According to the curse, they will have a daughter, and when she reaches age eighteen, she will prick her finger on a weaving spindle and she will die. The prince and princess manage to have the curse modified. Their daughter will not die when she pricks her finger on a weaving spindle, but she will fall into a deep sleep for one hundred years, or until she…
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