A crack for light to enter

Leonard Cohen was right! “There’s a crack a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” — from Anthem¹.

Torrential rain, almost unbearably wearying, forecast indefinitely, paused just as the sun went down on January 1. As it left, it slung one brief but hopeful beam of light out over Vancouver.

And, emerging from the deep dark grey murk of the Wet Coast in a monsoon, came a glimpse…