Author Archives: dgermann
Take last night’s news: what if that person were the progenitor of the grandchildren in 300 years? Write a 3 page story of these grandchildren. :- Doug.
How the far grandchild is a lock there might be a way to open. :- Doug.
Why meeting grandchildren is like entertaining strangers. :- Doug.
Why we haven’t yet figured out what being human involves. :- Doug.
How what you think this day influences the grandchildren in 300 years. Stance is a clue; and openness. :- Doug.
Why later generation values might not be our love, peace, and solitude, and what might supersede these. :- Doug.
How grafting extends curiosity, ideas, and generations. :- Doug.
What wandering across centuries does to the soul. :- Doug.
How exploring the mystery of a far generation’s thinking and feelings can be a spiritual quest. :- Doug.
The other is necessary to us in all of life, and the participants in the cross-generational conversation are necessary to each other. Our very differences are necessary to each of us, and the meeting of our tensions engenders life. We … Continue reading
Work for generational justice. :- Doug.
How humanity ripens as we meet ancestors born and unborn. :- Doug.
How the grandchild often becomes the necessary other. :- Doug.
Why the ancients are laughing and what we ought to do about it. :- Doug.
A forward history of ancients and grandchildren and our possible roles. :- Doug.
Friendly among ancestors, let’s be. :- Doug.
toss a pebble or be tossed by future’s ripples :- Doug.