My friend Michele came up with the title of this blog post when we were catching up on the phone this weekend from our snowed-in houses. We had both had some kind of intense beginning-of-2017 experiences that we were sharing. But when I was telling her about my plans for making 2017 an extraordinary year, … More Back to Bliss
So this is what we woke up to this morning. A rare Southern snow storm arrived last night…sort of. It turned out to be as much sleet and freezing rain as snow, so there isn’t really much of the white stuff but a whole lot of ice. Not enough snow for the kids to make … More The Gift of Epiphany
I woke up early this morning at the end of a really interesting dream…. Joseph Campbell, the bliss-meister himself, based his work on the psychological theories of Carl Jung. And Carl Jung was a big advocate of interpreting your life symbolically and of dream analysis. Therefore, it seems valuable to me, as we search for … More Dream Wisdom
You want to know someone who seems to follow his bliss pretty consistently? I nominate the musician/composer and writer/producer/artist Brian Eno. Since the 1970s, he has basically been inventing his own genre of music known as ambient music. He has paved his own path in experimenting with a completely new approach to music, and has … More Reflection not Reaction
For many people, 2016 was a difficult, disheartening, even depressing year. We can look at many events in our world and think that things are going in a negative direction.
But Joseph Campbell had some words of wisdom about this for us. He said:
“The world is perfect. It’s a mess. It has always been a mess. We are not going to change it. Our job is to straighten out our own lives. ”
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