The challenges of our times call for a new way of seeing and being. We need to learn new dance steps. Won’t you come out to play and learn with me?
As a former Relationship Therapist and Coach, the whole issue of relationships is fascinating to me. As an elder with little family, my community consists of a variety of spiritually-oriented groups. Spiritual Archeologists, Sage Sisters, Integral Study Group, Global Book Club. Relating to kindred spirits is important for my well-being. I am also interested in reflecting upon relationships in the broader community.
An Essential Spiritual Quality Roselin sent our Archeologists of the Spirit group a handout in preparation for our July 7 meeting. It included an excerpt from Caroline Myss’s book, Entering the Castle, based on Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle. Myss identifies endurance as a spiritual quality learned in the First Mansion. Endurance is an essential […]
Yes, this is my 2nd blog post in a week. I have more time now … and writing always helps to center me. Some of this one just came pouring out. Hope you enjoy and comment! Pandemic Stress This week on Next Door, my neighborhood online group, one woman told about her nephew who works […]
Odd Elderly … It is just plain odd to be so deemed. I am well past 65, apparently when we begin to be considered such. I have not thought of myself as “elderly” and “vulnerable” and neither has my 80-year-old friend, Ruth. The second definition given by Merriam-Webster is “old fashioned.” This is what we […]
What I have been increasingly aware of as 2019 drew to a close, is how little genuine connection I experience, especially during holidays. Despite the world-wide web which is supposed to connect us in ways that better the world, I experience just the opposite. I dislike opening my email anymore. On New Year’s Eve, I […]
I have reached the age where many of my contemporaries and I speak of decline, death, legacy, and our responsibility as elders. In this post, I speak as an elder … as one who has gained some wisdom from the challenges life has thrown my way. I am led to this because I have carried […]