Michael Meade, DHL, is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. He combines hypnotic storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of cross-cultural rituals. He is the author of Awakening the Soul: A Deep Response to a Troubled World, The Genius Myth, Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of The Soul, Why the World Doesn’t End, and The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul. He is editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart. He is also the creator of the Living Myth podcast. Meade is founder and Director of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a nonprofit network of artists, activists, and community builders that encourages greater understanding between diverse peoples.