Alison Leigh Lilly

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Tending to Your Joy: Pagan Lessons from Pixar’s Inside Out


Inside Out is a modern-day story of the shamanic journey into the Otherworld, a journey of both self-recovery and self-discovery.

Does sadness have a purpose? Is it just a “negative” emotion that helps joy shine more brightly? That’s the question that this movie challenges us to explore, and the answer is more complex than you might expect! Read more…

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