Mythologist, Joseph Campbell discussed on Hay House Meditations


Are. Your purpose lives with you. It lives in you and all around you. It is always with you. Another common question I get asked is, how do I know when I am on purpose? Well, one sure sign is by how alive you feel. In my book higher purpose, I quote Joseph Campbell, the philosopher and mythologist, who taught us about the hero journey. He said, people say that what we're all seeking is a meaning of life. I don't think that's what we're really seeking. I think that what we're seeking is an experience of being alive. So that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances within our innermost being and reality. So that we actually feel the rapture of being alive. Now when your own purpose following your joy, doing what you love, you will find that you are often full of energy. Something lights you up from the inside. Your energized, you're empowered and you have a superhuman strength. Now when you're not on purpose and you have strayed or got distracted somehow. You will find that you're often lacking in energy. You will experience yourself as being drained. Short of breath, lacking in inspiration and unable to go the distance. Let's take a moment now. To tune in to this sense of a liveness that Joseph Campbell talks about this rapture of feeling alive. First, I'd like you to tune in to the sense of a liveness that

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