Freedom to Live: Step 17 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

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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Master of Two Worlds: Step 16 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

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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The Crossing of the Return Threshold – Step 15 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

These last few steps of the Hero’s Journey are highly interwoven. So highly, in fact, that I had considered incorporating all of them into a single episode. However, I have chosen to not do so as that hasn’t been the pattern of this series. As I’ve been saying throughout all of these Return Stage episodes, […]

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Rescue from Without – Step 14 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

Half of the purpose of every Hero’s Journey is to go down into the depths of your Soul. To unleash your True Self and work your way towards being the best and highest version of you that you can possibly be. And all of this can’t be fully achieved until you begin to make the […]

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The Magic Flight – Step 13 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

This Hero’s Journey series may become quite the mess as we continue this exploration of the Return stage of the journey. Why is that? Because, uh, I’m actually living this portion of the journey. You are witnesses to my fight to bring the Elixir of Life back to, well, you. I’m in the midst of […]

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Refusal of Return – Step 12 of Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey

On October 3, 2019, we’ll press pause on our Kung Fu Panda series and look at the little-seen Return stage of the Hero’s Journey. Do you have children or do you remember being the type of child who cried and complained whenever your parents took you somewhere. And then, when it was time to leave, […]

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Hero’s Journey 11 – The Ultimate Boon

I had this whole very nice and “welcome back” and “thank you new subscribers” introduction all planned and written out and then I had to go and wreck it by writing a whole new third season, first episode script. Way to waylay my own plans! Now I have no idea how to introduce this episode […]

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Apotheosis: Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey Step 10

Look at you! The Hero of your own life! Fighting your way through your Road of Trials. Meeting your inner god or goddess in order to become whole. Facing and overcoming Temptation. And finally coming through the Abyss and Atoning with what had the most power over you. And now my dear Hero, comes the […]

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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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