Nature eases journey back to one's true self
Couple helps people explore deeper levels
By ANGELA JEFFS
In 2002, James Heartland found himself unexpectedly on Mount Shasta in northern California. There he fell into conversation with a young Japanese woman on a journey of her own.
"When I arrived, I didn't know what to do," Reiko Kanno recalls in Zushi, Kanagawa Prefecture, where the couple married last year and now live. "But I saw three men talking and went over to ask for advice. One of them was James."
Since Tuesday, thousands of soldiers have been working day and night to restore Highway 213, a serpentine lifeline that links a dozen devastated towns and cities at the epicenter of China’s deadly earthquake. Even in the best of times, a drive along the highway can be a nerve-wracking experience.