Mary Pipher: Navigating Life's Currents As We Age
Posted by Alyssa Martin on Feb 27, 2019
Reflection questions: Our guest this week writes of the joy and challenges of being a woman in her 70s: "We are unlikely to escape great sorrow for long. We all suffer, but not all of us grow. Those of us who grow do so by developing our moral imaginations and expanding our carrying capacities for pain and bliss. In fact, this pendulum between joy and despair is what makes old age catalytic for spiritual and emotional growth." To what extent has aging been catalytic for your spiritual growth?