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Your mythic self is the part of you which is connected to the eternal world. The first step in finding your mythic self is to discover who you are and what you value. Just articulating a list of values, however, does not give you a full picture of who your mythic self truly is.
As with the gods, the mythic self cannot be completely described in ordinary words. Humans use mythology as a way to richly express the inexpressible in terms of cultural tropes, cultural symbols and cultural values. Within the language of mythology, the actions that a hero, god, or your mythic self might take are symbols.
I think of mythology as a plot constructed out of symbolic problems and symbolic actions. The actions of deities or heroes within mythology allude to their higher nature and their eternal selves. When we interpret a deity’s actions within a myth, taking…
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