XI. Heaven on Earth – the New Old-Fashioned Zion

It is important to remember that studying the I Ching is not about picking favorites or which hexagram is the best and which hexagram sucks. But I have always been consistent in my willingness to break my own rules, and, as I did with the wonderful eighth hexagram, I will state openly that the eleventhContinue reading “XI. Heaven on Earth – the New Old-Fashioned Zion”

Let’s Toast to Better Days (Yo Saturnalia!)

It is told in the old tales of a god who came to rule the land for a time. He arrived from places unknown, not with glory but instead as a fugitive. Instead of taking out his mysterious frustrations on the people through oppression, he gathered them together, binding them in perfect peace and unityContinue reading “Let’s Toast to Better Days (Yo Saturnalia!)”