This fascinating chapter kicks off a comparison of two apparently different Gandalfs (Gendelf?), the old and the new, the Grey and the White. What exactly has happened to our beloved Pilgrim? Imagery of light and dark pervades this episode as we contemplate Gandalf’s journey and transformation.
The lectio section asks the question: how can you trust people or situations that could pose a threat to you? How can you come to feel comfortable, even at home, among forces that could spell your destruction?
RANDOM-ASS THEME: Helicopter parents