In looking at patterns, we see an incarnation and expression of archetypes and spirit within the internal and external world.  The specific form and design of these patterns gives voice to the reality of these underlying shapers of experience.  
From the moment a dancer steps onto the stage, to the lyrical musings of a poet, and even to our most intimate of relationships, we find these highly stylized, patterns in our life.  Joseph Campbell allowed us to see that one’s life is an unfolding of a mythic tale, and that our behaviors, choices and desires are expressions of these eternal traditions. It is through the recognition of the patterns we live by that reveals the nature of our particular relationship to spirit, soul and 

 Virtually everyone can identify patterns in their own life, and in many instances, we have to admit to those which do not serve us well.  There are patterns of... (Finish reading here)

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Comment by Bonnie Bright on January 16, 2013 at 2:11pm

Michael--Thanks for sharing this insightful blog. I'm intrigued, of course, by your mention of the patterns which don't serve us well. I imaging identifying those is clearly the first step--and then the work really begins. 

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