Just in time for Christmas, a story to share while snuggling around the fire (or space heater). Once upon a time, a beloved, wealthy young man walked away from his family, away from his riches, away from glittering worldly ways in search of truth and integrity.
This is not a new story. In fact, it’s one of mankind’s great mythical archetypes. Joseph Campbell summed up the gist in his 1949 seminal work, “The Hero With a Thousand Faces” — A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder: fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won: the hero comes back from this mysterious adventure with the power to bestow boons on his fellow man.