Francis Weller is a psychotherapist, writer, and soul activist. Author of Entering the Healing Ground: Grief, Ritual and the Soul of the World, he has introduced the healing work of ritual to thousands of people. In this interview Francis and I discuss the difference between career, vocation, and calling, the importance of our failures and shortcomings, the place of reverence and solitude in our lives, and more.
Interview on Calling and the Mythic Life with Francis Weller
This interview sets the tone and the frame of this whole seven-week journey. It is a real treasure!
Francis speaks of important topics such as:
- The relationship between career, vocation and calling
- The importance of relationship and community in discovering our calling
- What we hunger to hear and know
- The importance of our failures and shortcomings
- The role of reverence and solitude, and more…
Here is a short bio if you are not familiar with Francis:
Francis Weller, MFT, is a psychotherapist, writer and soul activist. He is a master of synthesizing diverse streams of thought from psychology, anthropology, mythology, alchemy, indigenous cultures and poetic traditions. Author of Entering the Healing Ground: Grief, Ritual and the Soul of the World, he has introduced the healing work of ritual to thousands of people. The core of his work is creating pathways to reclaiming our indigenous soul, what psychologist Carl Jung called the “unforgotten wisdom” that resides in the heart of the psyche. To further this work, he founded and directs WisdomBridge, an organization that offers educational programs that seek to integrate the wisdom from traditional cultures with the insights and knowledge gathered from western cultures.
I invite you to listen to this interview when you have time to soak it in like warm summer sun.