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 Sucker Punch (2011) – The Ultimate Archetypes Movie

All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts, Yes, those are the words of the immortal William Shakespeare from the play As You Like It, and these words epitomize the action that takes place […]

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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 understand […]

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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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Master of Two Worlds: Lady in the Water (2006) & Aquaman (2018)

I enjoy watching YouTube movie reviews from such content creators as Nostalgia Critic, Brad Jones, Say Goodnight Kevin and Cinemassacre. There was a time, quite a while ago now, when I thought I might try my hand at reviewing movies: I wanted to talk about movies that I love and everyone else hates. Apparently I […]

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Hacking Your Inner Program: Terminator 2: Judgement Day (1991)

I love it when I find a great message hidden in a strange place and today’s episode of Think Spiritual is no exception. Let’s examine some spiritual elements found in the 1991 mega-hit, Terminator 2. MP3 Link:Right Click-->Save As to save MP3 to your device. Hello Spiritual Seekers and welcome to yet another episode of […]

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You Exist Here – Star Trek: Deep Space Nine

MP3 Link:Right Click-->Save As to save MP3 to your device. Hello Spiritual Seekers! And welcome to another “Examining the Spiritual Elements of Movies” episode of Think Spiritual Podcasts! Except that today I’m actually going to talk about an episode from a TV series, not a movie. However, this particular episode was the first episode of […]

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Gravity (2013): The Path to Enlightenment

MP3 Link: Right Click-->Save As to save MP3 to your device. Hello Spiritual Seekers! Welcome to yet another episode of Think Spiritual Podcasts. I am your host, Mark, and this is the fourth installment of my Examining the Spiritual Elements of Movies series of Think Spiritual Podcasts. This will also happen to be the first […]

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