The Archetype of the Ruler/King/Queen

This subject has been on my mind for quite a while and this last week I just felt compelled to write/talk about it: MP3 Link:Right Click-->Save As to save MP3 to your device. Today on Think Spiritual I’m going to delve into a topic that I intellectually understand a little and that I emotionally understand […]

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Mongol (2007): Be King of Your Life

Bernardo and Gonzo wanted to leave the 80s for a short time and show me the amazing, Russian-produced film Mongol from 2007. Based as closely as possible (within 2 hours) on The Secret Life of the Mongols, this movie portrays Temudjin's (Genghis Khan) early life before his rise to power. The ensuing conversation winds through topics of […]

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An Introduction to Archetypes with Beth Martens

Two months ago I said to myself, "I need to start learning more about archetypes" and the next day I found Carol S. Pearson's book, Awakening the Heroes Within. As I read (half of) that book and reread portions of King, Warrior, Magician, Lover, I also continued my own research and scoured Twitter for other users that […]

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Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey #7: Meeting With the Goddess

Well, Dear Listeners, I have to admit that this particular step of the Hero’s Journey had me confused for a while. I had no idea where to start with it and I didn’t understand what it was about. After a lot of thinking and studying and watching and listening, I figured out at least a […]

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