As an elder, my main purpose is to support with wisdom and patience.
Apology Earned or Apology Forced? A fellow parent once mentioned that “The Look” can be taught early on with children. It’s the quick, cold, and fierce glance that can stop them in their tracks. People often say, “My mother (or father) could just give me the look and I knew I was in trouble.” Whatever our…
Rick Belden reflects on the lack of male leadership in his life and what he is doing to change that for the upcoming generation.
The Reckoning has come.
Breaking communication barriers across generations to create healthy communities.
What lessons from the past still hold true today?
Gopalankutty Menon—former manager with Asea Brown Boveri—shares a few useful tips for the younger generation.
Tensions between generations in the black community threaten to move the movement nowhere.
Is anything inappropriate to wear to class anymore?
John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, and Marisa Tomei star in what may be an unexpected hit about love, marriage, and moving in with your kids.
Paddy Murray discuses the “Elders Institute”—a big idea being grown one remarkable elder at a time.
A piece about respecting your elders. A young man meets a lesson in gentleness: his wife’s grandmother.
“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.
This is a comment by Ty Nolan on the post “Goodbye, Radiolab: The Fact of the Matter of Storytelling”.
Rick Belden shares some of his thoughts on why elders seem to be largely absent from the lives and experience of younger men.
This comment by Jennifer on 25 Failsafe* Rules for Dads Raising Daughters.