It doesn’t make sense

A myth was an attempt to express some of the more elusive aspects of life that cannot easily be expressed in logical, discursive speech.*
(Karen Armstrong)

In the absence of data, we will always make up stories.  It’s how we are wired.  In fact, the need to make up a story, especially when we are hurt, is part of our most primitive survival wiring.’**
(Brene Brown)

Everything we do happens through the stories we are living, telling ourselves and making up.

When we know this, we can swap bad ones for good ones.  Of course, we need some help, that’s where we create stories with and for one another.

Be sceptical of those who know what it’s all about.  Go with those who want to explore more:

‘We have received everything, even the opportunity to come to earth and walk awake in this wondrous universe.’^

(*From Karen Armstrong’s Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life.)
(**From Brené Brown’s Rising Strong.)
(^From John O’Donohue’s Eternal Echoes.)

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