Anakin Skywalker’s Villainous Journey

Tracking the Journey of one of the greatest villains in cinema, Darth Vader, may help us figure out where we’ve made missteps in our own life. We all start out as children – how and why did we get so off track? Perhaps the truth is that we never escaped our past. Perhaps we’ve never […]

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Existential Nihilism Embodied in 7 Film and TV Characters

Let’s take a look at seven characters from popular film and TV that are various incarnations of Existential Nihilism. Clips from: The Matrix TrilogySee my Matrix analysis here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7vZlJLAMp5k Man of Steel She-Ra and the Princesses of PowerSee my take on Entrapta here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DVwaQECjmvw The ShallowsSee my The Shallows analysis here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJmRoAznp8o Thor: RagnarokMy Thor: […]

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A Deeper Meaning of Supernova (Within Temptation) – Emotional and Spiritual Alchemy

Every so often I run across a song or music video that strikes me on a deep level and I listen to it or watch it over and over and over – basically until I’m absolutely sick of it and rarely listen to it any longer. It recently happened to me again, but this time […]

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Neo’s Heroine’s Journey – A Deeper Meaning of the Matrix Trilogy: Take Both Pills

No, it’s not a click-bait title. Today I’m here to prove to you that most of us have probably had an incorrect interpretation of The Matrix films, myself included, up to this point. Ever since the first film came out in 1999 – wow, I can’t believe that’s been 21 years already – anyway, ever […]

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Two Important Lessons from James J. Braddock – Cinderella Man (2005)

When we fight an opponent of any size, we have to ask ourselves, are we fighting because we hate what’s ahead of us or are we fighting to protect what is behind us? It’s important to know the difference, my Dear Heroes, because the ocean between those two viewpoints is deep and dangerous. As I […]

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The Deeper Meaning of The Shallows (2016) – AKA How to Battle Existential Nihilism

Today on Think Spiritual Podcasts I am out to prove that Nancy Adams (Blake Lively) is a more complete Hero than Carol Danvers AKA Captain Marvel (Brie Larson). Honestly, I expected that The Shallows was going to be a terrible movie and, thankfully, I turned out to be wrong. MP3 Link: Right Click–>Save As to […]

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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 […]

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The Deeper Meaning of Io: Last on Earth

I'm making some moderate changes to how I title new episodes of Think Spiritual, so Examining the Spiritual Elements of will now become The Deeper Meaning of. I think this makes much more sense, is easier to say and perhaps it will draw more interest to my content. Always have to try new things! In […]

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