I was listening to an interview with the Composer, Phillip Glass, last night and was struck by an answer he gave regarding his own father. After Glass told him that he was marrying a woman outside his faith, his father responded by telling his son that he would no longer be welcome in the family home.
“Time passed,” Glass told the interviewer. “And my father slowly began to speak to me again.” There was no bitterness in Glass’ voice, no recrimination, just an acceptance of the situation. He went on to say that as he grew older, he began to understand his father’s thoughts and reactions. Read More →