Ladyhawke (1985) – The Archetype of the Thief

Well, here we are once again! Bernardo and Gonzo are back in the Think Spiritual studio and this time we’re watching and analyzing Ladyhawke. Honestly, this movie didn’t give us a whole lot in terms of Swordporn action and adventure. There definitely was some deeper meaning to it, but what it mostly opened us up […]

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Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey #9: Atonement with the Father

Welcome my Dear Heroes! Today is half-way day! This is the half-way point of the Hero's Journey! This is the half-way point of the series! This is the abyss! This is the time when you face what holds the most power over you. I am excited today, Dear Listeners! While Step 10 is my favourite […]

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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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