XIII. The Great Love Story

The thirteenth hexagram, in its fifth line, presents to us an entirely classic love story. Two ordinary people become lovers, wildly, passionately, ecstatically in love with one another, each finding perfect harmonic resonance in the other. It's the kind of thing we all root for, no matter how hard-hearted or cynical we may be. But the … Continue reading XIII. The Great Love Story

VIII. JOIN THE UNION! (Days of Change)

  As a purportedly aloof and wise wizard and a dutiful five-year student of the I Ching, I am not supposed to play favorites. Then again, part of what makes me such a great New England renegade in the shadow of Monadnock is that I do things I’m not supposed to do all the time. … Continue reading VIII. JOIN THE UNION! (Days of Change)