Stage of Fools

“When we are born, we cry that we are come to this great stage of fools.” Lear spoke these words outdoors, and hearing them outdoors recently made me shiver. The actor playing Lear said these words in gathering darkness on the bank of the Hudson River.  It was so chilly some of the audience wrappedContinue reading “Stage of Fools”

Stopping Time

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Inner Door

How do we make a way out of no way? How do we find peace in the midst of chaos, freedom in the midst of suffering so great that healing seems all but impossible? After World War II, General Douglas MacArthur’s occupation forces were faced with the task of rebuilding a devastated Japan. MacArthur employedContinue reading “Inner Door”