Tag Archives: myths

The Birth Chart: Map of a Hero’s Journey?

I knew the penny would drop one day; look’s like that day is today. In a post about the Cathars, I noted that we are refined by fire. What I didn’t explicitly say was that the act of living is … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

This Hero had a Thousand Ideas

Joseph Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) This was the man who was inspired by Carl Jung and his archetypes. Our subconscious minds are influencing us strongly enough that we keep wanting to hear the exact same story, … Continue reading

Posted in history, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Bible as Allegory

Noah (2014) Who doesn’t like a good story? In the ancient past, knowledge was passed down through the generations by telling stories. Oral history was later written down. Just as luck would have it (?) we watched Noah last night. … Continue reading

Posted in history, showbusiness, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

From the Very Beginning, the True Religion

The Pagan Christ (2004) My cousin Doug’s wife, Margot, mentioned this excellent book in 2007 when I visited them in London, UK that spring. As you may have surmised by my manuscript that I compiled in 1996, I had already … Continue reading

Posted in history, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Self-Sacrifice as the Greatest Love Story

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker I am mindful that all of my children (and even some of my grandchildren) have seen this movie before me. So, hopefully, they cannot accuse me of giving away the ending of this 9th … Continue reading

Posted in showbusiness, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kingmaker: the Throne Behind the Power

ꜣst: the Throne (Egyptian alphabet) Isis is represented in the Egyptian alphabet by the image of a throne (see it on top of her head, above). The pronunciation of her name is equivalent to ‘aisé’. This could be where we … Continue reading

Posted in history, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Exactly Who was Isis: Horus’ Mother?

Isis, Wife and Sister of Osiris Isis is a goddess in Egyptian mythology. She was the sister and wife of Osiris, and they had a son named Horus. As goddess of life and magic, Isis protected women and children, and … Continue reading

Posted in history, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Actor: Myth and the Hero

  A Thousand Faces For those with a skeptical nature, reincarnation is a hoax of monumental proportions. How, they ask, can a man be born again? Jesus’ answer to Nicodemus, that one needs to be born of the spirit, gives … Continue reading

Posted in reviews, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Santa: a Myth … or More?

  Jolly Old Saint Nick It should come as no surprise to anyone with ‘eyes to see’ and ‘ears to hear’ that the concept of Father Christmas is a secular attempt to deflect attention away from the Christian celebration of … Continue reading

Posted in paranoia | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Celestine Prophecy

An Adventure More likely a fantasy. At least that’s what I thought when I first read this book in 1994. We were all so much more innocent in those days. Now, we can see how prophetic this writer’s words were. … Continue reading

Posted in reviews, spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments