John remarks on being freed from the hospital after a brush with Covid and more, and feeling our ties to the birds, symbolizing freedom through their ability to take off at will. Also: The legend of the painter who disappeared on the back of a painted crane, and the Zhuangzi’s fish named Kuhn who becomes a bird. Recorded April 23, 2023
John: It’s nice to be freed from the hospital after a brush with Covid and more, and to feel our ties to the birds—how they symbolize freedom, in the psyche, with their ability to take off at will.
John shares the legend of Yellow Crane Pavilion near Parrot Island, and a painter who disappeared on the back of his painted crane.
Also, from the Zhuangzi: The great fish Kuhn becomes a bird, swimming in the pool of heavenRead More▼