What fairytale entraps? What myth spellbinds? What story liberates? What story binds? What mythological truth is yours alone? What is the story you were meant to tell that fills the void, resolves questions, helps others, serves the universe? How do you follow the bread crumbs, the symbols, the dreams, and climb your way out into Self actualization? Self realization?
“Each of us is living out a myth whenever we are brought down by our fatal flaws (Achilles); our naïve exuberance (Icarus); when our curiosities get the better of us (Pandora); when we’re engaged in futile effort (Sisyphus); when we take the weight of the world on our shoulders (Atlas): when we’re self-centered (Narcissus): when we imagine ourselves invincible (Superman or Wonder Woman); when we’re undone by our own anger (Ahab); or when we run from a calling (Jonah)."
--Gregg Levoy, Callings: Finding and
Following an Authentic Life (Three Rivers P, 1997, p 139)
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