PART ILEAVING HOME
This is the setting out.The leaving of everything behind.Leaving the social milieu. The preconceptions.The definitions. The language.
The narrowed field of vision. The expectations.
No longer expecting relationships, memories, words,
or letters to mean what they used to mean.
To be, in a word: Open.
—Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
This book takes you on a Learning Journey to places that will inspire, disturb, and provoke you, and to meet people who will delight, nourish, and encourage you. We’re glad that you’ve joined us. We visit seven communities around the world, seven very different cultures, all of which are experimenting with ...