How I Found Hope at the Circus

"...then maybe there's actually hope for the world," I said to my wife. "And how often do you ever hear me say something like that?" "Less often than a blue moon," she replied. She was being charitable. It's not that I'm a dour person (though it wouldn't be the first time I've been so accused). I … Continue reading How I Found Hope at the Circus

IV. When You’re Young, it’s Okay to be Stupid (Days of Change)

The I Ching’s fourth hexagram is about young, dumb students and their older, wiser teachers. We are presented with a magnificent image from nature—a wild spring at the foot of a mountain. The mountain, representing the teacher, looms above, seasoned and still, while the spring, the student, pools below before flowing onward as all water … Continue reading IV. When You’re Young, it’s Okay to be Stupid (Days of Change)