My Essays

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...

Now Give Me Your Hand

  Now Give Me Your Hand: A Reflection On Our Origins   God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks with us silently out of the night. These are the words we dimly hear: You, sent out beyond your recall, go to the limits of your longing. Embody me....

Entering the Dark Forest of the Psyche

Bring the Hero Myth Alive Right Now, Right Where You Are     Entering the Dark Forest of the Psyche: Going Down Into Our Unconscious Depths       “Each entered the Forest Adventurous at the point which he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no way...

You can approach the act of writing with nervousness, excitement, hopefulness, or ever despair – the sense that you can never completely put on the page what’s in your mind and heart…Come to it any way but lightly.  Let me say it again: you must not come lightly to the blank page.

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