Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com’s associate editor Lilly Greenblatt looks at the bittersweet lessons of winter.
So-called objective reality, Pico Iyer finds, is as fickle as the weather. Maybe that’s because it’s as much mind as matter.
Not knowing the future helps Pico Iyer keep his hyperactive mind at bay. Then, whether it snows tomorrow or dawns radiant, every moment is a happy surprise.
Reflecting on a Hurricane, Kyo Maclear wonders how we can stay rooted and awake, even as everything around us sways.
“Weather,” says Barry Boyce, “has near magical power as a symbol of the changeability that is at the heart of our experience.”