The generative life

We have separated soul from experience, become totally taken up with the outside world and allowed the interior life to shrink.*
John O’Donohue

You cannot be a hero unless you are prepared to give up everything: there is no ascent to the heights without a prior descent into darkness, no new life without some form of death.**
Karen Armstrong

Self development is not the same as
self help;
It does not use secrets to bring you
the life that you want.
Indeed the life that you want may be the one that must
in order to free the life that is
Joseph Campbell spoke of our need for two myths –
A personal myth and a social myth;
There are many ways to develop myths, including
Drop me a line to find out more;
If I can help, I will.

*John O’Donohue’s Divine Beauty;
**Karen Armstrong’s A Short History of Myth.

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