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Spirituality and Aging

The Seven Blessings That Come With Aging

Sister Joan Chittister, OSB | Posted 12.01.2013 | Religion
Sister Joan Chittister, OSB

The elderly bring to life the wisdom that comes from having failed as often as they succeeded, relinquished as much as they accumulated. And this stage of life comes with its own very clear blessings.

What It's REALLY Like To Turn 65

Carol Orsborn | Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

Do you imagine yourself at some point in the future radically changed in nature? For instance, you have always been a risk-taker, someone who lives life large but always assumed that by the time you hit 65, you'd be careful and serene? There's nothing wrong with changing our minds.

Adulthood, Elderhood, Buddhahood: The Stages Of A Spiritual Life

Lewis Richmond | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Lewis Richmond

From childhood onward, there are many "hoods" or stages, each one building on the insights and accomplishments of the last. Do we still know how to negotiate them?