“When the baby laughed for the first time, the laugh broke into a thousand pieces and they all wentskipping about, and that was the beginning of the fairies.”
–Sir James Barrie, Peter Pan
I was born from story. In a story. I’ve discussed what’s in a name on this blog before. Today I’m getting personal. What’s in my name? The name Wendy originated from Peter Pan.
And Wendy wasn’t just a casual mention in this epic tale. Wendy was a storyteller. She passed hope on to the Lost Boys. Her stories meant something to people.
And here I am all these years later. A real Wendy. Inspired to do the same.
Maybe we’re all born of stories.
Margaret Atwood wrote, “In the end, we’ll all become stories.”
What’s in your name?
Interesting :) I love this. I was named after a baseball player of some sort :)ReplyDelete
Thanks! So was Pete from my latest book. You two have that in common.Delete
When my parents were going together, my dad gave my mother a lapel pin.It was a little Dutch girl with blonde braids. He called it Cecelia. That's what they named me. I love the story; It reminds me of the love they once had for each other.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful start to who you became. Thanks for sharing that!Delete