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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 Paine2018-06-23T21:44:04+00:00

Rumpelstiltskin by Judith Helburn

Rumpelstiltskin  by Judith Helburn Oh, what, oh what shall I be called? Oh what, oh what do I want to be called? From the time we are born we are given labels. The doctor says, “It’s a boy,” or It’s a girl,” and we on the way to accumulating [...]

Rumpelstiltskin by Judith Helburn2018-06-23T20:57:05+00:00

Conscious Elders as Transformational Mystics: Awakening the Divine Human by John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min.

John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min. Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, [...]

Conscious Elders as Transformational Mystics: Awakening the Divine Human by John Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min.2018-03-05T23:29:36+00:00

Wind Raging Outside…Calm Inside …by Felice Rhiannon

Today a storm has arrived in my world at the edge of the English Channel. Winds gusting strongly enough to blow a person over. The sea is wild with waves, churning up sand from the depths, changing its color to an eerie olive green. Autumn’s leaves are ripped from [...]

Wind Raging Outside…Calm Inside …by Felice Rhiannon2018-02-22T20:20:52+00:00

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 Frank2017-12-14T21:22:56+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 Bauer2017-10-31T20:08:34+00:00