“If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living. Follow your bliss and don’t be afraid, and doors will open where you didn’t know they were going to be.”
Seeing as how today definitely had a follow-your-bliss theme, I thought I’d bring it around to the man himself, Joseph Campbell, one of the great minds and writers of his day. I think The Hero with a Thousand Faces and Myths to Live By were possibly two of the most influential works of literature in the entire 20th century. If you haven’t read anything by Sir Joe, I highly recommend you start with either of these books. But if you’re especially partial to the Star Wars franchise and the Matrix series and want to learn where George Lucas and the Wachowskis drew their inspiration from, definitely start with The Hero with a Thousand Faces.