Look at Me! Watch Me! See Me!

Look at Me! Watch Me! See Me!

Pre-Covid, I was walking past a playground and a small child was calling out to her mother from the top of a slide: Watch me, Mommy, watch me! The mother kept repeating: I see you. Taking in the scene I realized that two things were going on. For one, the child was...
Resources

Resources

Recently I was clearing out my browser history and noticed that there are some sites I return to again and again sometimes for information and sometimes for inspiration and sometimes for both. Next Avenue: News and Information for People Over 50 Better Health While...
What I’m Studying These Days

What I’m Studying These Days

One significant shift for me in the aging process has been a move toward integration and synthesis. Not so much making the pieces fit as being with the pieces as an organic wholeness begins to emerge. One set of pieces are the ideas and insights of the people listed...
Imagine!

Imagine!

Free associating about the word spirit. Team spirit. Full of spirit. Spirited. Dispirited. Not material. Not tangible. Lively. Full of life. Enlivening. The Holy Spirit.  So much has been written and sung about something no one can see or touch. Yet how many of us...
I Don’t Want Anyone in My Business!

I Don’t Want Anyone in My Business!

A very sad thing happened this year in early February.  My sister died—no notice to any one that she was even sick which was hard enough—but it turns out that to the end she was in sole control (!) of her affairs. Her passwords died with her. It will...
Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction

Okay, folks, now’s your chance! If you have always wanted to explore things-spiritual but were too busy, how about now? Want to talk? about meaning? about suffering? about the range of spiritual paths and lineages? about spiritual but not religious? about religious...
In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

I recommend reading this article closely. I wonder if it will bring up as many memories and mixed feelings for you as it did for me. I’m single and live alone. And on many forms, I can’t fill in the line for ‘In case of emergency.’By Elana Rabinowitz (April 4, 2020)...
Duck, Death and the Tulip

Duck, Death and the Tulip

By Wolf Erlbruch A dear friend sent me this enchanting book. The illustrator portrays the story of an evolving relationship between death and a being who has a limited lifespan, the duck.  The text is spare and to the point: For a while now, Duck had had a feeling....