Category: Mentoring

Creative Maturity: Ripening to Wisdom

Jan 08 2014

Maturity is a call: to your own truth, a new role and the collective wisdom of elders.   This will be an inner and outer exploration, drawing from the wisdom of Findhorn, whose community is a living experiment supporting elderhood. We aim to embody maturity, gather its wisdom, include its shadows, and renew our purpose, …Read the full article

Exploring elderhood at Findhorn Foundation

Apr 26 2013

Rich, expansive, poignant, nurturing and more… In February 2013, I brought a vision to fruition: co-leading a week-long programme at Findhorn Foundation on elderhood.  My co-facilitator Ineke and I, had high hopes for the week, which were more than fulfilled: a tribute to the quality of our participants, to the magic of this spiritual community, …Read the full article

Is elderhood different for men and women? Yes and no!

Jan 14 2013

Elderwoman: book by Marian van Eyk McCain The question of gender differences in elderhood has been a big one for me as I approach leading a mixed workshop on this theme for the first time, at Findhorn February 23 – March 1. I’ve discussed the gender question with women and men elders I know, and …Read the full article

Exploring Elderhood: Creating the map

Jan 03 2013

The idea of elderhood may sound good, but where do we find the role models, the route to this destination?  These days, we need to create our own map.  The place of elders in tribal society offers some useful ideas: but our own times are so different that we can’t start from here.  People just …Read the full article

Community, ecology, herbal tea… More lessons in life from Findhorn

Jun 27 2012

Why have I just spent all afternoon on my knees, weeding tiny tufts of couch grass from a flower bed? I’d never do this at home. The reasons why I’m weeding are complex, but they’re all because I’m at Findhorn. You can’t easily sum up the Findhorn Foundation in a paragraph, but here goes. It’s …Read the full article