Isn’t Gandalf the coolest Wizard ever? Not only does he make amazing magic, but we can relate to him because he’s also messing up. Let’s
Happily Ever After.
It doesn’t have to simply be a fairy tale.
“…You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.”
This quote spoken by Bilbo Baggins in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Ring reminds his nephew Frodo of how dangerous it can be to set off on a journey without being prepared, or having any knowledge of where one is going.
Whether it’s an actual road trip or a metaphorical life-journey, there is some truth to that; being prepared can keep you from getting hopelessly lost and/or not packing enough clean underwear.
But I also hear a bit of wistfulness in his statement. When you feel safe and confident, there can be something very appealing and exciting about being swept off into the unknown of discovery.
Our lives offer up plenty of opportunities to displace ourselves.
Sometimes that feels overwhelming and scary, and sometimes it feels exciting; depending on the circumstance, and who we are.
Whether you feel more comfortable heading out into this thing we call life on a well-planned trail or enjoy the mystery of a path unfolding before you, both choices get you to your desired destination easier when you have a personalized soul map to follow.
Join me as I take you to Middle Earth and back again!
Combining the magical modalities of a life coaching certification, the written word, archetypal studies and the tarot, you’ll also be infused with the wisdom, themes and life lessons of Tolkien’s incredible story.
Get ready to hit the road with inspiration and conviction; soon you’ll be rockin’ out your own epic tale.