Belly of the Whale

I blew the dust off my Joseph Campbell book, The Hero with a Thousand Faces to brush up on the different parts of the hero’s journey. One of the parts of the journey that caught my eye was Belly of the Whale. According to Joseph Campbell, The idea that the passage of the magical thresholdContinue reading “Belly of the Whale”

Trouble Getting Motivated

I poured a lot of my energy into the beginning of my day so now I’m rushing about getting my daily writing goals done. But I did share an old piece that was originally published on Know Thyself Heal Thyself. I got a couple pennies for this one. Check it out. I had fun writingContinue reading “Trouble Getting Motivated”

Did You Answer the Call?

A post inspired by Joseph Campbell’s Hero Journey The Call to Adventure sets the story rolling by disrupting the comfort of the Hero’s Ordinary World, presenting a challenge or quest that must be undertaken. -Christopher Vogler from Excerpts from Myth and the Movies, Stuart Voytilla Discomfort is the sign of an awaiting opportunity. You said, yes.Continue reading “Did You Answer the Call?”

Being Alive

I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive. — Joseph Campbell I have spent far too long waiting for my life to finally begin. We are going to die, and I refuse to live one more minute of my lifeContinue reading “Being Alive”