No path

Some thoughts as we end one month and start another….

Gawain, Arthur’s nephew, stood up and said,  “I propose a vow to this company, that we should all go in quest of that Grail to behold it unveiled.” Now we come to the part that interested me.  The text reads, 

“They thought it would be a disgrace to go forth in a group.  
Each entered the Forest Adventurous at that point which he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no way or path.”

You enter the forest at the darkest point, where there is no path.  Where there is a way or path, it is someone else’s path;  each human being is a unique phenomenon. 

The idea is to find your own way.

Joseph Campbell, Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal Transformation

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