Nietzsche was the one who did the job for me. At a certain moment in his life, the idea came to him of what he called ‘the love of your fate.’ Whatever your fate is, whatever the hell happens, you say, ‘This is what I need.’ It may look like a wreck, but go at it as though it were an opportunity, a challenge. If you bring love to that moment—not discouragement—you will find the strength is there. — Joseph Campbell, from A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living (Collected Works of Joseph Campbell)
A post on Beyond Meds that explores loving what is: The PRACTICE of embracing what is
More posts that feature Joseph Campbell on this blog:
- You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- You must find your own path
- Myths come from the psyche and point back to the psyche
- Good life is one hero journey after another
Books by Joseph Campbell