60 Seconds: Great Spirits In Disguise.
by Diane Wyzga | October 21, 2020 | 60 Seconds, Podcast | 0 comments
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In her wonderful book, Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype, Clarissa Pinkola Estes writes: “In myths and fairy tales, deities and other great spirits test the hearts of humans by showing up in various forms that disguise their divinity. They show up in robes, rags, silver sashes, or with muddy feet. They show up with skin dark as old wood, or in scales made of rose petal, as a frail child, as a lime-yellow old woman, as a man who cannot speak, or as an animal who can. The great powers are testing to see if humans have yet learned to recognize the greatness of soul in all its varying forms.”
Question: When has this happened to you and how were you forever changed by the spirit that showed up in disguise?
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Music: Mer’s Waltz from Crossing the Waters by Steve Schuch & Night Heron Music
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