These are wonderful images...

full of light and wisdom, somehow speaking the unspeakable. Books present the wonder of music in the words of those touched by its magic.

I have had the good fortune to learn from masters in so many areas, from religious leaders to presidents to leading scholars in ethnomusicology and researchers in the hard sciences. Here are some guideposts that have directed me over the years. As we strive for greater understanding, the more we realize just how little we really do understand about who and where we are. What makes us who we are is not so much knowledge as it is the perpetual need to question, to gain as much greater understanding as we can.