37: conversation with michael lennox — on the hero's journey

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IN THIS FILE: intro to Michael Lennox; the "hero's journey" explained/mythology origin; David duChemin (photographer/author)/the hero's journey as descriptive (as opposed to *pre*scriptive); relevance of the hero's journey to the creative life; the faith requisite to creative process; stages of the hero's journey; Zadie Smith/the value of conscious creation; the existential crisis of Millennials; how our stories might heal the world; delving more deeply into the monomyth tropes; the good that may come from dark nights of the soul; the story of Aquarius

Executive Producers: Mar Hobbs, Patsy Moore
Producer, Host: Patsy Moore


Selected Bibliography

Llewellyn's Little Book of Dreams

Dream Sight: A Dictionary and Guide for Interpreting Any Dream

Llewellyn's Complete Dictionary of Dreams: Over 1,000 Dream Symbols and Their Universal Meanings




released January 30, 2017
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"The Creation Files" (aka: stuff behind the making of stuff) is a bi-weekly, inspirational podcast for creatives, airing new episodes on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. Hosted by Patsy Moore—music composer, recording artist, filmmaker, poet, essayist, spiritual counselor, and speaker. Her book, Things I've Come to Realize in the Past Few Days (No. 1), was published in 2015. ... more

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