Posts Tagged ‘ loving others ’


Jul 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Among the best ways to invest time and energy, as we grow older, is learning the secrets of loving life. Seniors often put that off. Oh, I’ll start that tomorrow, we say. Maybe I can find the time after I have….and the sentence trails off. Putting life off is a masterfully accomplished feat that most us have learned too well. We know how to put our best selves on a shelf too high too reach. We know the tricks for hedging, excusing, skipping over. It is a sad and terrible indication that we know better how to not do than to do.

And when we have perfected that ability to hide ourselves from what might be, thus opening ourselves, or should that be closing ourselves to what might be, we find ourselves in a horrible, terrible, awful trap of getting nowhere. Sounds a little like, “The Wizard of OZ” What we have always wanted, longed for, wished for, hoped