The Wizard of Us: Transformational Lessons from Oz ~ Jean Houston

In The Wizard of Us discover the powerful, unique skills and qualities of Dorothy, the Wizard, and the other archetypes of mind, heart, and courage that live within each of us. With specific, easy-to-follow exercises and incredible “aha” insights, you’ll begin to expand your thinking, open your heart, and build the courage to truly connect with your own Hero’s Journey. This thoughtful, layered guide offers new understanding of the human condition, the importance of myth, and the critical nature of our role and how we can participate in the creation of a better world. The Wizard not only calls us forth but he has called forth the journey itself. It’s time to uncover your inner hero and become the essential human you were always meant to be.


Answer the call to transform yourself and your world. The beloved story The Wizard of Oz has the power to reveal the Hero’s Journey that awaits each of us. Through a mythic lens, discover how Dorothy’s adventure in a magical land inspires our lives today, offering valuable tools to guide us through our challenging times. Where you will learn to thrive rather than merely to survive. Through interpreting the deeper messages within The Wizard of Oz, visionary leader and teacher Jean Houston leads you along the Hero’s Journey that awaits each of us. On this profound adventure of self-discovery and awakened potential, Houston’s lessons propel you into greater self-understanding and a connection to the larger world story as you explore Oz like never before.

Jean Houston is a visionary thinker, teacher, and philosopher who pioneered the Human Potential Movement and established the Social Artistry leadership model that she used in her work with the United Nations Development Programme. Over the course of her life’s work, Houston has developed a worldwide network of social leaders, educators, and philosophers, including Joseph Campbell, Margaret Mead, Buckminster Fuller, Jonas Salk, United States Presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton, as well as United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, giving her unique insight into the human potential. Houston has worked with agencies of the United Nations, NASA, and many others. She is the author of nearly thirty books. Learn more at

OC Spiritual ~ Dr. Jean Houston: The Wizard of Us ~ Newport Mesa Center for Spiritual

Published on May 22, 2012 by jturrell
Dr. Jean Houston speaking at our Sunday service on the “The Wizard of Us.” This is an enlightening message about the Wizard of Oz and the inner adventure we are all living.

Jean will be Oprah’s featured guest on her Emmy-winning “Super Soul Sunday” program this coming Sunday, November 25th.

The episode is called “Oprah & Jean Houston: The Hero’s Journey” and it will premiere at 11am EST/10am CST/9am MST/11am PST on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

Click Here for more on Dr. Jean Houston’s works

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