The Call To Adventure – Time To Be Taken By The Soul’s Journey

The Call To Adventure – Time To Be Taken By The Soul’s Journey

The Call to Adventure: When The Time Comes To Be Taken By The Soul’s Journey by Michael Mervosh   One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice- though the whole house began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. “Mend my life!” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop. You knew what you had to do, though the wind pried with its stiff fingers at the very foundations- though their melancholy was terrible.   It was already late enough, and a wild night, and the road full of fallen branches and stones. But little by little, as you left their voices behind, the stars began to burn through the sheets of clouds, and there was a new voice, which you slowly recognized as your own, that kept you company as you strode deeper and deeper into the world, determined to do the only thing you could do- determined to save the only life you could save. – Mary Oliver    Joseph Campbell said that in the Western world we have both the freedom and the obligation of finding out what our destiny is. How do we discover how to live our own particular personal myth, while at the same time living in the midst of the mundane things of our everyday world? How can we ever learn to bring a deeper awareness to matters that lie beyond all the things of this world that pre-occupy us, and demand our immediate attention? How do we find the space and time to take...