Painting by Catrin Welz Stein

We don’t know all the reasons that propel us on a spiritual journey, but somehow our life compels us to go. Something in us knows that we are not just here to toil at our work. There is a mysterious pull to remember.

— Jack Kornfield

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The Acorn Theory was first postulated in the modern era, at least in the public domain by James Hillman. The acorn theory says that there is an individual