Monthly Archives: August 2017
We converse because we want to change our pictures of the world—or confirm them. :- Doug.
Systems theory can call an elder’s attention to the grand flow of history, economics, biology, spirit, and more. :- Doug.
That elders develop is news that should not be news. :- Doug.
Elders are constantly getting new inputs, so they are only complexifying. :- Doug.
Eldering is being yourself…more so! :- Doug.
Maturity is surprising—early and fresh! :- Doug.
Playfully we integrate: laughter and reminiscence, wonder and nuance, grief & humility. :- Doug.
Aging is being stretched—never have we had such long elders! :- Doug.
Cannot be an elder alone. :- Doug.
Now I see when I became an elder. In Portland, Oregon on about January 30, 2004, I consciously turned the corner—decided on service. :- Doug.
Eldering is service. :- Doug.
In limitation, possibility. :- Doug.
To elder is to grow mature: ripe, timely, early. :- Doug.
What would make for a more mature world? :- Doug.
Desire to serve: we elder for. :- Doug.
Not years, reflection years X weight :- Doug.