Zen & the Arts - Field Notes

Special Issue • June 2018

The Myth We’re In

Table Of Contents

Myths, Legends, Stories of the Path: Joan Sutherland’s “The Myth We’re In”

John Tarrant

We need stories that might have doors in them.

The Myth We’re In, Part One – Breaking the Spell

Joan Sutherland

The ancestors invite us to sit for a moment in the old tales of our tradition…

The Myth We’re In, Part Two – Initiation

Joan Sutherland

A time of humbling tests us mightily… It’s a bare field surrounded by leafless trees…

The Myth We’re In, Part Three – Exile, Home

Joan Sutherland

Can you love a broken world?