The Hero’s Journey in Your Life

A few weeks ago I wrote about Joseph Campbell's Monomyth. Now myth falls under the category of allegory. Allegorical stories are more than just their face value. They usually have a greater point that they are trying to drive home. Fables, parables, and sometimes fairytales also do this. In the case of the Hero's Journey,... Continue Reading →

Introduction to The Monomyth

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. Where to begin? Last month we talked some about my own love for stories and looked just a bit at some of the things I love, but it wasn't quite the whole picture. What is myth, anyways? Myth is defined as a traditional story, especially one concerning the early... Continue Reading →

Week Four: My Favorite Part.

"Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us; the labyrinth is thoroughly known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay... Continue Reading →

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