June 15, 2021– “Once, before getting to know him well, I asked Barry López the oldest thing he could remember. Without missing a beat, the most sophisticated and traveled spiritual seeker of North American letters in a century, a writer of mystical sensibility and Grace, who he had been up to his armpits in the snow, tracking wolves in Alaska, and he charted the migration of snow geese through Canada, he listened to indigenous peoples around the world, learning from their knowledge systems, especially in the Arctic … spoke extensively about water. His life began, Lopez said, with water. ” John Freeman shares more in this poignant essay. (11 readings)
To take actionWhat is the oldest thing you remember? Share your first memory with a loved one today and listen to theirs.