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Can One Person Change Our ‘Sick Care’ System? by Joel Theisen

Can One Person Change Our ‘Sick Care’ System? by Joel Theisen, RN At the core of our humanness is a yearning to connect – whether that means to our inner spirit or the world around us, we are not meant to be alone in our ability to survive. And [...]

Can One Person Change Our ‘Sick Care’ System? by Joel Theisen2018-12-13T21:38:50+00:00

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 3 by Stan Paine

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 3 Stan Paine, CSL Gratitude In this month of Thanksgiving, our attention turns more intentionally and more prominently to gratitude.  In a spirituality of elderhood, gratitude offers us a “blessing place” throughout the year—even from day to day.   Mindfulness about the many ways in [...]

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 3 by Stan Paine2018-12-12T17:43:51+00:00

Immortality Complex by Felice Rhiannon

Immortality Complex Felice Rhiannon In conversation with a friend a few days ago she dropped a phrase...”immortality complex”. She claims to have it, this dread dis-ease. While she and I do devote some time to the usual banter about aches, pains, and increasing attention to various diminishments, the bulk [...]

Immortality Complex by Felice Rhiannon2018-09-20T20:30:43+00:00

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 2 by Stan Paine

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 2 Stan Paine Respect “Are we being good ancestors?”—Jonas Salk “…(A)s we seek ways of giving forward to the next generation, we travel home to revisit the anchoring values into which we were socialized.”—Sarah Lawrence Lightfoot One of the most common ways in which [...]

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 2 by Stan Paine2018-09-20T20:28:48+00:00

Conscious Aging: Aiming for Fulfillment in Life’s Later Chapters by Ron Pevny

Conscious Aging: Aiming for Fulfillment in Life’s Later Chapters by Ron Pevny Certified Sage-ing® Leader,  Director of the Center for Conscious Eldering, and author of Conscious Living, Conscious Aging   What do you aim for as you age?  This is a key question that is guiding much of the discussion [...]

Conscious Aging: Aiming for Fulfillment in Life’s Later Chapters by Ron Pevny2018-09-20T20:33:49+00:00

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 1 by Stan Paine

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 1 Stan Paine, CSL Stan Paine is a Certified Sage-ing Leader who has been actively involved in bringing Elder wisdom into his local church community in Eugene, Oregon.  We will be periodically publishing articles he has written on the SI website as blog posts.  [...]

Wisdom from The Elder Corner—Series 1 by Stan Paine2018-09-20T15:12:15+00:00