Joseph Campbell is a researcher who studied mythology in many cultures throughout history. His discovery, that all cultures had a hero’s journey story, shows that it’s a common theme. In wikipedia, it’s referred to as a monomyth.
This story is seen in every popular movie you’ve ever watched.
You’ve received the Call to Adventure in your lifetime. We all have. What has your response been? Do you stay where you are, satisfied with your dissatisfaction? How silly that is. Change your position, take the Adventure!! There will be difficulties and trials. You may feel that you’re stuck in the Abyss. Stand strong, the revelation will come! With that comes transformation, you leave behind the unsatisfactory as you discover your true self, the hero within!
“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” -Joseph Campbell
Watch this movie: Finding Joe It’s enlightening! Watch it with your kids, and discuss it with them. Help them to start their hero’s journey early, so that they can live their adult lives KNOWING that they’re heroes. It’s a beautiful gift.