Musing # 18 : Parsifal
On fulfilling a man's destiny
🙏 Sunday Gratitude
Goes out with a very warm and belated welcome to Dr. Gautum Gulati. Your support means the world to me, and I look up to your ability to create freely in both business and art. Check out his excellent award-winning podcast which the Gumpcast Season 2 is heavily inspired be: SuperHumans.
Never miss the gumption. Ever
What led me to write a novel and this blog was the need for me to understand masculinity and femininity.
The big question that started me on this path back in 2015 was: what does it really mean to be a man? This is almost a daily question that is on my mind and deep in my heart.
There are many stories and not enough Sundays to break them down but the one that really captivates me and continues to be relevant is that of Parsifal.
The story is of him having to essentially overcome both his Father and Mother complexes, and then embrace his inner feminine to be able to rise to the occasion and complete his mission to save the kingdom.
It's just such a guttural and saucy topic.
If that resonates, then here is a deeper dive into one of my essays from last year: