The Burden of Purpose – I Am Mother – Soul – Entrapta

The BURDEN of Purpose: Spiritual Lessons From I Am Mother, Soul, and She-Ra (Entrapta) (Not an April Fool’s video…I had planned one and then April 1 snuck up on me before I clued in that it was here) I felt that I Am Mother, Soul and Entrapta from Netflix’s She-Ra series all needed to be […]

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Denial of the Broken Glasses – The Heroine’s Journey: Step 3

It seems that the first steps of any Journey are the most difficult – especially if we didn’t want to take it in the first place. And even if we did want to take it, it doesn’t mean that we’re going to have an easy time leaving our “Perfect” world behind. Be your own Heroine! […]

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Why did Scarlemagne have to die? A Deeper Meaning of Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts (KATAOW)

Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts is an absolutely beautiful animated show that is full of depth. In this episode Mark explores the possible reason that Scarlemagne (aka Hugo Oak) HAD to die at the end of the series. Sorry for the spoiler, but there was no way around it. Be your own Heroine! Be […]

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Roy Batty: From Animal to Enlightened Human in 10 Minutes – A Deeper Meaning of Blade Runner (1982)

While Blade Runner may very well be a story of a former cop battling his own inner demons, I choose to believe that the real Hero of the film is the seemingly crazed Roy Batty: an android who develops a soul and attains enlightenment all in the last 10 minutes of his existence. Be your […]

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The Death of Innocence – The Heroine’s Journey: Step 2

As excited as I am to develop and explore this Heroine’s Journey model, I think I’ve been subconsciously avoiding producing this second step of the Journey. This Death of Innocence step is all about trauma entering the life of the Heroine and trauma is too large a subject for me to cover in less than […]

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A Heroine’s Journey Tarot Card Reading

Maybe you find Tarot meaningful and maybe you think it’s a lot of hooey, but I have to say that it’s possible to weave interesting stories out of the cards and then turn those stories into life lessons – precisely what I do with my movie interpretations. So, come for a ride with me as […]

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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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The Binary Return Journeys of Elsa & Anna – A Deeper Meaning of Frozen 2

What surprises me most about Frozen II is the fact that it wasn’t nearly as popular as Frozen. People didn’t go as crazy for it and it didn’t end up with a song that was covered more times than 9/11. I know that analogy doesn’t fit, but stick with me here. In my opinion, Frozen […]

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How the Hero’s & Heroine’s Journeys Work Together – A Deeper Meaning of Frozen (2013)

With the new season of Think Spiritual begun and the Heroine’s Journey series started, I think it’s important to explain how my Hero’s and Heroine’s Journeys work together. I’m actually going to call them “Binary Journeys” – not only are there two parts, but the parts orbit each other, they entwine and they conjoin in […]

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The “Perfect” World – The Heroine’s Journey: Step 1

We are all born into the “Perfect” World of the Feminine, but we have to mature to understand that it’s most likely not perfect. Perfection can’t exist. Anything truly perfect would be stagnate. We need change. We need growth. A good Heroine will see this and strive for change. When I began Think Spiritual Podcasts […]

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