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Grandparenting:  A Sage-ing Experience by Dr. Barbara Joyce Frank

Today as my yoga teacher ended class, she thanked participants for “being her teacher.” I couldn’t help but think “that’s how I feel about my times with my grandchildren. “ Indeed, grandparenting has been a sage-ing experience for me. I became a grandparent fourteen years ago at the age [...]

Grandparenting:  A Sage-ing Experience by Dr. Barbara Joyce Frank 2017-12-14T21:22:56+00:00

How might children and grandparents thrive in today’s families? by Dave Bauer

What a joy to be near many of my grandchildren!  Yes, I am blessed.   For through intention or good luck, I live close to many of them. Today’s elders have some interesting qualities.  Many are healthier than their own parents were at the ages of 50 – 90.  Many [...]

How might children and grandparents thrive in today’s families? by Dave Bauer 2017-10-31T20:08:34+00:00

The grandparent/grandchild relationship by Jerome Kerner, CSL

When I think of my grandmother I recall the person that was there for me—available and ready to tell a story or make a special dessert as I watched and let my senses take in the events unfolding.  Little did I know that these experiences would be some of [...]

The grandparent/grandchild relationship by Jerome Kerner, CSL 2017-10-31T18:48:59+00:00

How Does a Mystic Respond to the Madness Now Roiling Our Country? By John Robinson, PhD, D Min

How does a mystic respond to the madness now roiling our country - violence, racism, climate disruption, genocidal wars, escalating terrorism, crushing poverty, economic inequality, endless disrespect, on and on and on? We are shaken by the horror of the world we are creating. But consider this: Buddha, the [...]

How Does a Mystic Respond to the Madness Now Roiling Our Country? By John Robinson, PhD, D Min 2017-08-16T17:03:00+00:00

The Power of Purposeful Aging by Richard Leider

A sense of life purpose promotes physical, mental, and spiritual health. People who seek meaning beyond themselves are healthier, happier, and live longer. It’s vital to our well-being that we maintain strong feelings of purpose and community. For some people, life purpose is a spiritual concept, or has a [...]

The Power of Purposeful Aging by Richard Leider 2017-07-18T00:36:40+00:00

“The Emerging Elder: Walking the Walk” by Anne Boynton

The second People’s Climate March was on Saturday, April 29, 2017.  I wanted to be in Washington D.C. to join with fellow elders on behalf of the planet, but I was unable to walk in solidarity with 200,000 in our nation’s capitol.  Having missed participating in the incomparable energy [...]

“The Emerging Elder: Walking the Walk” by Anne Boynton 2017-07-18T00:42:48+00:00