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EP71: UnDONE and NEVERENDING (The Nothing Part 2)(w3w) with Toby Brooks

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Summary:

In this episode, Toby Brooks continues his reflections on the 1984 classic film "The NeverEnding Story." He explores the hidden meanings and personal growth he has experienced since first watching the movie as a child. Toby discusses the challenges faced by the main character, Atreyu, as he navigates through the Sphinx gate and the Magic Mirror gate. He also delves into the concept of the "Sea of Possibilities" and the destructive force of The Nothing. Toby reflects on the importance of self-worth, humility, and staying true to one's purpose in the face of adversity.

Key Takeaways:

  1. The Sphinx gate represents the need for individuals to believe in their own worth and authenticity.
  2. The Magic Mirror gate symbolizes the confrontation with one's true self, including both positive and negative aspects.
  3. Unrestrained possibilities can be overwhelming and paralyzing without guidance and direction.
  4. It is important to discern between opportunities that align with one's purpose and those that are merely distractions.
  5. The destructive force of The Nothing grows stronger when people lose hope and forget their dreams.

Quotes:

  • "Instead of polishing my armor, maybe I should be nourishing my body." - Toby Brooks
  • "It isn't hubris we should seek. It is quiet, grounded, hard-earned humility." - Toby Brooks
  • "No matter how sparkly or wonderful an opportunity is, if it doesn't align with your purpose, it's a distraction." - Neil Kennedy
  • "The nothing that ultimately destroyed Fantasia is the emptiness that's left when life tests us, tries us, batters us, and bloodies us." - Toby Brooks

Support the Show.

Becoming Undone is a NiTROHype Creative production. Written and produced by me, Toby Brooks. If you or someone you know has a story of resilience and victory to share for Becoming Undone, contact me at undonepodcast.com. Follow the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at becomingundonepod and follow me at TobyJBrooks. Listen, subscribe, and leave us a review Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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Content provided by Toby Brooks. All podcast content including episodes, graphics, and podcast descriptions are uploaded and provided directly by Toby Brooks or their podcast platform partner. If you believe someone is using your copyrighted work without your permission, you can follow the process outlined here https://ro.player.fm/legal.

Summary:

In this episode, Toby Brooks continues his reflections on the 1984 classic film "The NeverEnding Story." He explores the hidden meanings and personal growth he has experienced since first watching the movie as a child. Toby discusses the challenges faced by the main character, Atreyu, as he navigates through the Sphinx gate and the Magic Mirror gate. He also delves into the concept of the "Sea of Possibilities" and the destructive force of The Nothing. Toby reflects on the importance of self-worth, humility, and staying true to one's purpose in the face of adversity.

Key Takeaways:

  1. The Sphinx gate represents the need for individuals to believe in their own worth and authenticity.
  2. The Magic Mirror gate symbolizes the confrontation with one's true self, including both positive and negative aspects.
  3. Unrestrained possibilities can be overwhelming and paralyzing without guidance and direction.
  4. It is important to discern between opportunities that align with one's purpose and those that are merely distractions.
  5. The destructive force of The Nothing grows stronger when people lose hope and forget their dreams.

Quotes:

  • "Instead of polishing my armor, maybe I should be nourishing my body." - Toby Brooks
  • "It isn't hubris we should seek. It is quiet, grounded, hard-earned humility." - Toby Brooks
  • "No matter how sparkly or wonderful an opportunity is, if it doesn't align with your purpose, it's a distraction." - Neil Kennedy
  • "The nothing that ultimately destroyed Fantasia is the emptiness that's left when life tests us, tries us, batters us, and bloodies us." - Toby Brooks

Support the Show.

Becoming Undone is a NiTROHype Creative production. Written and produced by me, Toby Brooks. If you or someone you know has a story of resilience and victory to share for Becoming Undone, contact me at undonepodcast.com. Follow the show on Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn at becomingundonepod and follow me at TobyJBrooks. Listen, subscribe, and leave us a review Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you get your podcasts.

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