The Power of Myth

Joseph Campbell was a pre-eminent scholar of the world’s mythologies and a deeply spiritual human being. His insights into the universal aspects of being a human and contending with the travails that life presents are illuminating and encouraging. Sadly he is often remembered by the shallowly misinterpreted quote, “follow your bliss”, which does a deep disservice to … Continue reading

Working with Discomfort and Pain

  What most needs attention is the part of us that we seek to avoid feeling. When we have tended to that, we are changed, and the world changes with us. —Dan Emmons     Often our efforts to avoid suffering serve only to exacerbate it. The very methods we use to label and address … Continue reading