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Befriending Our Aging Bodies

by Shanti Mayberry May your body be blessed. May you realize that your body is a faithful and beautiful friend ...

Recognition Rites Honoring Elders

by Tom Pinkson Some ten years ago I created a process that shifts attitudes about aging and older people to ...

Eldering: The Moonlight Years

By Nancy Hemesath During this time of year when darkness takes a larger proportion of our days, I find myself ...

Gratitude for My Lifetime of Spiritual Deepening

by Bob Calhoun On my 74th birthday, I received a card and package from a life-long friend. The card read, ...

The Journey of Conscious Aging: Reflections and Insights from an Irish Psychotherapist

by Martina Breen One of the most significant cultural transitions around the world is the demographic shift in many counries ...

Notes from an Elder Nomad 


By Kris Govaars Elder: a person who has attained both a greater age and has developed wisdom and personal qualities ...

Facing Mortality, Embracing Life

By Bob Calhoun "Life is short...and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are ...

Wintering

By Dennis Stamper There is an old song my mother used to sing to me around this time of year ...

Honoring Our Ancestors

By Al Rider “Know thyself” was one of the three great wisdom inscriptions on the Temple of Apollo in ancient ...

No Longer a Rope

by Jerry O’Neill My rite of passage from midlife to elderhood was actually ten years in the making. There came ...

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