I am on my own path and my own journey. No two journeys are alike. “There is a passage in the Old French Queste del Saint Graal that epitomizes the true spirit of Western man. It tells of a day when the nights of Arthur’s court gathered in the banquet hall waiting for dinner to be served. It was a custom of that court that no meal should be served until an adventure had come to pass. Adventures came to pass frequently, so there was no danger of Arthur’s people going hungry. On the present occasion the Grail appeared, covered with a samite cloth, hung in the air a moment and withdrew. Everyone was exalted, and Gawain, the nephew of King Arthur rose and suggested a vow. ‘I propose’, he said, ‘that we all now set forth in quest to behold the Grail unveiled’. And so it was that they agreed. Each entered the forest at the point that he himself had chosen where it was darkest and there was no way or path.” “No way or path! Because where there is a way or path, it is someone else’s path. And that is what marks the Western spirit distinctly from the Eastern. Oriental gurus accept responsibility for their disciples’ lives. They have an interesting term, ‘delegated free will.’ The guru tells you where you are on the path, who you are, what to do now and what to do next. –quotes from Joseph Campbell So remember that when we are on this journey together, we are each on our own path, no comparison, no judgement, no gurus. Follow your Bliss, follow your own path.
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