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Category: Spirituality of Aging

Feb 16

The Process of Aging and the Stages of Spiritual Development

Many years ago I learned about stages of spiritual development. I’ve since discovered that many different spiritual teachers and teachings have different names for what seems quite similar to me.  Because I spend so much time thinking about the process of aging and the spirituality of aging, I began to wonder if we experience this …

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Feb 11

Dealing with Suffering as Grace – Ram Dass

Starting February 19, join Ram Dass and his guests for the live video webinar “Being Here Now,” a soulful exploration of mindfullness, love, service, living and dying. For this 4-session Evolver Intensive, produced by GreatMystery.org, Ram Dass’ guests will be Jack Kornfield, Rameshwar Das, Mirabai Bush, and Dale . The topics that Ram Dass will reflect on …

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Jan 19

Are you fearful of aging?

We’re Getting Older When Social Security first came into being in 1935, our life span was thought to be about 70 years at most.  Now, we have learned so much medically and nutritionally that people are living far longer.  In 1776, someone born in the US was expected to live to about 35. Lifestyle and …

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Jan 18

Book on Spirituality of Aging

In doing some research about the spirituality of aging, I came across an author and a book that I want to share with you.  He too talks about aging as a spiritual practice.Here’s an interview with him. Have you noticed there are certain things you can’t do as easily as you could when you were …

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Jan 10

Are you Anti-Aging? (excerpt from upcoming book)

It wasn’t until I reached midlife that I finally discovered that beauty was not an either-or issue. Others also struggle with this issue, as evidenced by the 2004 global effort that DOVE launched called the “Campaign for Real Beauty.” It was meant to act as a catalyst for widening the definition and discussion of beauty …

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Jan 05

Quotes about Aging and Spirituality

You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your self-confidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.  ~Douglas MacArthur   To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.  ~Oliver Wendell …

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