Today’s podcast is an Irish tale of two shepherds. When a white butterfly flies out of one of the shepherd’s mouth while he is sleeping, the other follows it until he reaches a horse skull. Once he returns, the now awake shepherd tells him about how he discovered a castle in his dreams. Be sure to tune in!

In this story, each of the men make a journey. What has been your favorite journey? Comment below for a chance to win a copy of Tales of Wisdom and Wonder! The contest closes 1 January at midnight EST and 2 January at 5am GMT.

Here are some fun facts about butterflies:

  • Butterfly wings are made up of tiny scales.
  • Their diet mostly consists of flower nectar, but some also eat pollen, tree sap and fruit.
  • Some butterflies migrate nearly 5,000 km each year.
  • There are nearly 20,000 different species of butterflies worldwide.

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