’Wreckage’ + ’Challenge’

Joseph Campbell has an interesting take on how we perceive ‘wreckage’ and ‘challenge’.

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“Any disaster that you can survive is an improvement in your character, your stature, and your life. What a privilege! This is when the spontaneity of your own nature will have a chance to flow. Then, when looking back at your life, you will see that the moments which seemed to be great failures followed by wreckage were the incidents that shaped the life you have now. You’ll see that this is really true. Nothing can happen to you that is not positive. Even though it looks and feels at the moment like a negative crisis, it is not. The crisis throws you back, and when you are required to exhibit strength, it comes.”

Looking back what seeming ’wreckages’ allowed you to exhibit strength?



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