In the course of my work, I have identified three overlapping aspects of Personal Priesthood, which broadly mirror what Joseph Campbell calls the Hero’s Journey. “The Journey” is a metaphor for initiation.
Through initiation, I am referring to the process by which you learn to reduce your reliance upon the ego and increase your connection to spiritual guidance.
Below, I have outlined the overlapping areas of self mastery which are essential to Personal Priesthood. Use these guidelines as a point of reference for making yourself continuously open and receptive to greater torrents of spiritual consciousness.
This process unfolds as follows:
These areas of self mastery set up the parameters for fulfilling your destiny. Yoruba wisdom says, Our aspirations prevent misbehavior; how great we actually become is determined by how well-behaved we are. Ultimately, we act in a manner consistent with our destinies.
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Obafemi Origunwa, MA
Thought leader, Ifa priest and author of four definitive books, Obafemi Origunwa inspires metamorphosis through living the medicine that will heal your life and heal the lives of the people you're destined to serve.