Meet the "aging stranger" and have an opportunity to learn to compassionately confront your fears of aging, ageism and mortality. Make the choice to be free to "begin the conversation" with yourself and others.
I recently attended the funeral of a friend, and I was struck by a comment from the celebrant there: “everyone leaves in the middle of their story.” I had never looked at death that way, but I now realize it is true. Our story ends when we die, even if we think we have more […]
In Henri Nouwen’s book, Aging, The Fulfillment of Life, he writes: “We are all aging, and those of us who are further along experience the prejudice in our society which accompanies the process.” I remember as a child always asking adults if they wished they were young again. Universally, they answered, “no,” but I didn’t […]