You know a story is good if people write new versions of it over, and over again. Given this metric, Charles Perrault’s Bluebeard must be the grand-daddy of all stories.
Have you made a deal with the Devil? Probably not.
While I’m writing this, we’re half-way through December and the Spirit of Christmas is at hand! But what is the Spirit of Christmas? What does it mean that it is at hand? Can we impact it – make it grow or shrink perhaps? Can we participate with it in some manner?