Creativity in the Afternoon of Life

Creativity in the Afternoon of Life

Creativity is a beautiful word full of imagination, originality and vision. Maybe we associate the work with artists, designers, great visionaries. And if I was to ask you “Are you creative?”, I wonder what would be your response. How often I have heard people say...
At the Threshold

At the Threshold

Entering the mid-life cave More people than ever are entering the second half of life and so often not prepared. Numbers are growing rapidly as so many are now able to live longer as elders than did their grandparents. Modern western culture has lost the traditions of...
Make the Choice to Grow Older

Make the Choice to Grow Older

This old tortoise is well over 100 years old. I’m not quite that but am fully aware of the body growing older when I look at the wrinkles and feel the tightness in the joints. An old Hassidic mystic, Rabbi Nachman, once said “It’s forbidden to BE old...
The Entrance to Your Hidden Self

The Entrance to Your Hidden Self

When I reached mid-life I was not quite prepared for that change from the morning of life to the afternoon of life! And quite often that’s the way for many of us and we find the shift either thrust upon us or we are pulled up short. I was pulled up short with...
Be WHOLE in Yourself – the Four Elements Needed

Be WHOLE in Yourself – the Four Elements Needed

Do you remember the first fairy tales you heard? Always beginning with Once upon a time…… Well, once upon a time there was a beautiful princess who lived only with her father. He was so fearful of losing her he built a tower for her and locked her in it....