Passing Through The Eye Of The Needle

Posted OnAugust 25, 2015

From the HJF Essay Series The Art of Self Reflection: Passing Through the Eye of the Needle   “Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to squeeze through the eye of a needle  than for a rich … Continue reading

The Return Of The Awakened Hero – Bringing Ourselves Alive Back to the World

Posted OnJune 25, 2015

HJ ESSAY #9 – The Return Home: Bringing Ourselves Alive Back to the World   Boon – a symbol of life force energy, geared to the needs and requirements of the   one on whom it is bestowed.  The ‘pearl beyond … Continue reading

Awakening To The Boon – The Two Worlds Come Together

Posted OnJune 11, 2015

HJ ESSAY SERIES   Boon – defined - a symbol of life force energy, geared to the needs and requirements of the one on whom it is bestowed.  The obtainment of the ‘pearl beyond all price’.   The hero moves beyond the world … Continue reading

The Beauty of the Beast: Surrender and The Art of Letting Go

Posted OnMay 24, 2015

HJF ESSAY SERIES   THE BEAUTY OF THE BEAST:  SURRENDER AND THE ART OF LETTING TO Paradox – defined - a seemingly absurd or self-contradictory statement or proposition that when investigated or explained may prove to be well founded or true. The hero … Continue reading

Entering the Dark Forest of the Psyche

Posted OnApril 12, 2015

ENTERING THE DARK FOREST OF THE PSYCHE: Going Down Into Our Unconscious Depths    “Each entered the Forest Adventurous at the point which he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no way or path.”   The … Continue reading

A Winter’s Reflection: Leaning Into The Dark To Find The Light

Posted OnJanuary 18, 2015

Living Into the Myth of the Winter Season: Leaning Into the Dark to Find the Light   I said to my soul be still And let the dark come upon you Which shall be the darkness of God.   Wait … Continue reading

The Deep Parts Of My Life Pour Onward

Posted OnDecember 26, 2014

The Deep Parts of My Life Pour Onward  The deep parts of my life pour onward, As if the river shores were opening out. It seems that things are more like me now, That I can see further into paintings. … Continue reading

Facing Obstacles on the Path

Posted OnNovember 24, 2014

 Facing Obstacles On The Path   From the Essay Series The Challenges of Ordinary Living: Reflections on the Hero’s Journey Myth in Daily Life By Michael Mervosh Try to love everything that gets in your way; The Chinese women in … Continue reading

Know the Deal Here

Posted OnAugust 4, 2014

  The Art of Self Reflection – Know the Deal Here: Entitlement vs. Impermanence The Dakini Speaks My friends, let’s grow up. Let’s stop pretending we don’t know the deal here. Or if we truly haven’t noticed, let’s wake up and … Continue reading

The Hero’s Mythic Adventure 2014

Posted OnJuly 5, 2014

  The Hero’s Mythic Adventure: Walking in Two Worlds, Becoming the Bridge   As humans, we walk on two feet, And live in two worlds.  - Michael Meade, Fate & Destiny Joseph Campbell once said, “If you want to help … Continue reading

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