Author: Deacon Lawrence

The Hero’s Journey of the Spirit – part XIII

We have defeated the Adversary, we have survived death, we have overcome our greatest spiritual challenge. We are transformed into a new state, emerging from battle stronger than we were before, and with a prize of new understanding. Our reward, the treasure, the prize we have sought from the beginning is an encounter with the divine.

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The Hero’s Journey of the Spirit – part XII

Every good hero story builds up to a great ordeal, a battle with the villain. Our spiritual hero’s quest is no exception. The journey of the Spirit is an inward journey and the great battle we must win is often against our own fears and doubts. This is when the hero risks everything. He must draw on all his skills and experiences, which he has gathered along the way, to overcome his greatest challenge.

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