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066 Hero, Saint, or Alchemist?

Are you more of a Knight, Saint, or Magician? How do you live your life… are you trying to fix problems, accept them, or harmonize them? Take a closer look at the how and the why you do what you do in the world! Alchemists choose to grow internally, while balancing and harmonizing with their external world. Listen in as we have a convo about the ease of rising above the suffering. And we tell a few jokes along the way. Laughing is not optional.

“Life invariably ends up delivering more good stuff than you could ever have imagined when you live life without what you call in Chinese Medicine…Rebellious Qi!”

By Jaye McElroy and Leta Herman | Follow: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram

In this Pod, we talked about:

  • What is the Hero?
  • The tendency for Woods to be the Hero at times.
  • Using the Nine Palaces to understand life’s challenges.
  • What is the Saint?
  • The flow of life and the “Saint Trick”
  • The “maybe” story.
  • What is the Alchemist?
  • External vs. Internal Alchemy.
  • How do Confucianism, Buddhism, and Daoism differ on this level?

Thought Quotes:

“Through acceptance the Saint surrenders to what is. So the Saints are perfectly okay with whatever comes. They don’t need to fight and struggle.”

“When confronted with a challenge or a struggle in life, it’s the Hero’s role to overcome these obstacles.

“The Alchemists say even though it’s all an illusion, you’re here to experience the illusion in order to experience a personal transformation.”

“And we’re back to the game of transformation!!!”

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