Saturday, August 18, 2012

A Hero's Journey

What ever your fate is...
whatever the hell happens, 
say "This is what I need."

It may look like a wreck
but go at it as thought it is an opportunity
a challenge.
If you bring love to that moment,
not discouragement, 
you will find the strength there.

Any disaster you can survive
is an improvement in your character, your stature
and your life.
What a privilege!

This is when the spontaneity of your own nature 
will have a chance to flow.

Then, when looking back at your life, 
you will see that the moments that seem like great failure
followed by great wreckage
are the incidents that have shaped the life you have now. 

You will see this is really true:
Nothing can happen to you that is not positive,
even though it looks and feels at the moment 
like a negative crisis.
It is not.
The crisis throw you back,
and when you are required exhibit strength...
it comes. 

-Joseph Campbell, A Hero's Journey

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