The Benefits of Not Fitting In

Desperate to Belong As a little girl, maybe seven years old, I remember waiting in the car for my mom to return from the grocery store. She was just “popping in to get a few things,” but time seemed to drag on and on. My imagination took over in the black hole of uncertainty: maybe she’ll…

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And the Phoenix Rises From the Ashes

Alchemical Transformation Series Rebirthing ourselves into the world.     Jun 9 . 7 min read Photo by Vinicius Vieira ft from Pexels This piece is the second in a three-part series of articles. Read Part-1 here (To Face the Dragon is to Seize Life Itself and Part-2 here (The Sorting Stage of Transformation: Heroes…

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This World Could Do With a Few More Creative Pioneers

Introduction to the Pioneer Archetype “The Pioneer is called to discover and explore new lands, whether that territory is internal or external…a need to step on fresh and undiscovered territory…” “Sacred Contracts” by Caroline Myss, pg 404 Are you the kind of person who loves exploring new territory? I’m not referring solely to geographical territory,…

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