Step 3: The Supernatural Aid

Step 3: The Supernatural Aid

    Supernatural Aid Internally or externally, the Hero receives their call to adventure. Often, the Hero must first be stuck in refusal of the call, or otherwise have started their journey, refused to continue at some point thereafter, and then opted to continue the...
Step 2: Refusal of the Call

Step 2: Refusal of the Call

Refusal of the Call The call to adventure is a person, internal feeling or idea, event, often a completely random occurrence which, if heeded or listened to, leads inevitably on a different path away from the current conditions of one’s suffering towards one...
Step 1: The Call to Adventure

Step 1: The Call to Adventure

    The Call to Adventure “The mythological hero, setting forth from his common-day hut or castle, is lured, carried away, or else voluntarily proceeds, to the threshold of adventure. There he encounters a shadow presence that guards the passage. The hero may defeat...
Symbolism: Good and Evil’s Battle

Symbolism: Good and Evil’s Battle

    Good and Evil, Illusions of Consciousness Understanding the Hero’s Journey, within or without, requires understanding and recognizing symbols, the universal language. Carl Jung viewed a major modern problem in psychotherapy, and thus human suffering, as the...
A Modern Need For The Hero’s Journey

A Modern Need For The Hero’s Journey

    Earth is Hiring: Heroes Needed   Imagine there are two distinct ways of viewing the world. The first view, the waking world we spend most conscious time in is the material world, the only world that seemingly exists for many. This view is called materialism,...