I am speaking to my calling as a male elder in a modern society.
My grandfather made mistakes. He abandoned people who needed him, he alienated people who loved him, but he taught me one important thing — not to have any regrets.
There is a decidedly frustrating “pressure to partner” that exists in nearly every generation. Christian M. Lyons declares that it ‘ain’t necessarily so.’
Grant Clauser offers an affecting poem on those who are often alone during the holiday season.
Paddy Murray discuses the “Elders Institute”—a big idea being grown one remarkable elder at a time.
Paddy Murray looks at the use of the term “elder” in indigenous cultures and questions our interpretations of what it means to age in modern society.