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Create the Life You Imagine~May 2018

Guides and Threshold Guardians

“As you now go towards the center, there will come more aids, as well as increasingly difficult trials.”

~ Joseph Campbell

As Dorothy begins her walk down the yellow brick road, the Wicked Witch promises, “I’ll get you my pretty, and your little dog too.” Lurking behind trees and around dark corners, the Witch lies in wait for the opportunity to stop Dorothy on her journey. Threshold guardians show up in the form of talking apple trees, in worries of “lions and tigers and bears, oh my,” in fields of intoxicating poppies and in the winged monkeys and fearsome creatures of the dark forest. But also watching the way is Glinda, the Good Witch, and she always seems to respond when the call for help goes out.