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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The 19 Steps of the Heroine’s Journey

The most important detail I can emphasize as we dive into the first episode of this series is that the Heroine’s Journey is not the opposite of nor is it in opposition to the Hero’s Journey. In human societies we often forget that Masculinity and Femininity are complementary and this is how I want to […]

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The Beginning & The End: The Zero Step of The Hero’s Journey

[fade in]   If this series is new to you, I suggest you watch this episode before moving onto The Call to Adventure. The beginning is the end, the end is the beginning. [fade out]   [fade in] Hello, Spiritual Seekers, and welcome to the final Hero’s Journey episode of Think Spiritual Podcasts.   No. […]

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Emotions Are Your Cure – MCU Hulk/Banner’s Hero’s Journey Part 3

We ended the last Hulk episode of Think Spiritual Podcasts with our discovery that Bruce Banner has to be angrier than Hulk in order to keep the beast at bay.   Now, there is nothing wrong with anger or with being angry from time to time. But constant anger? That is not a sustainable way […]

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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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Freedom to Live: The Hero’s Journey Step 17

I know, I know I keep saying the same thing about these last few stages of the Hero’s Journey: we don’t see them fleshed out in modern films. I keep emphasizing this just in case new Watchers and Listeners jump in on a later episode and I really want you to understand that these steps […]

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(MCU) Hulk’s/Bruce Banner’s Personal Hero’s Journey – Part 2

We’ve seen Bruce Banner take one Hero’s Journey in Ang Lee’s Hulk – a movie we decided is not a superhero film after all, but, instead, a portrayal of how we can deal with and heal our past and/or inherited traumas. Go take a look or listen to that episode if you haven’t already because […]

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Master of Two Worlds: The Hero’s Journey Step 16

To put it mildly, these last few weeks have been interesting and this week has been tragic for many people in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. I would like to comment on that event, but the perpetrator’s motive has not been clarified. I believe I know what his motive was, but I won’t surmise […]

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