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THE JOURNEY OF ULTIMATE DISCOVERY Going on a quest is one of the most adventurous, important, and significant things you could ever do in your life—if not the most important. A quest is a search for something of great value, like a treasure, and going on a quest means embarking on an adventure in pursuit of that treasure. A quest also connects you with the people who are in pursuit of the same treasure. By going on a quest of any kind, especially a quest to find something that enriches your life, you have the opportunity to become part of a community where you develop meaningful and long-lasting relationships. Great quests are the stuff of legend, and the tales of certain quests are among the most popular stories of all time. You may have heard of one or more of these famous quests. Maybe you’ve read about them in a book or seen them in a movie or on television: The Odyssey is an ancient, epic poem that centers on the Greek hero Odysseus (or Ulysses, as he was known in Roman myths) and his long journey home following the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to reach his home in Ithaca (Greece, not New York). Because of its twists, turns, and adventures as Odysseus pursues something of great value—in this case home—the word odyssey has come to refer to an epic voyage. One of the most popular and enduring movies of all time, The Wizard of Oz, is based on this classic story structure.

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GodQuest Non Fiction Book  

By Sean McDowell and Stan Jantz In this life, theres nothing more challenging, more adventurous than going on a search for truth and for som...

GodQuest Non Fiction Book  

By Sean McDowell and Stan Jantz In this life, theres nothing more challenging, more adventurous than going on a search for truth and for som...