Aging Archives - Seedbed

With age comes wisdom, and older women have so much to offer the world. Marilyn Elliott talks about how their voices are so needed in the world and that their stories are not only a blessing to others, but the telling can also become healing in their own lives.

Dr. Don Demaray talks lightheartedly about non-retirement, writing, needing people, and his new-found love of dogs.

Today's Friday video features Dr. J Ellsworth Kalas explaining how Methodism can do better by the people we serve. God wants better men and women, not methods.

How does the family system operate, and what happens when it doesn't work the way it should? In today's Soul Care Collective Aging and Spirituality Video, Dr. Don Joy explains how crucial the family system is in the development of a person's emotional life, and what the consequences are when the family system is dysfunctional.

It is difficult to come to terms with aging in our anti-aging culture. Media and society promote youth. Kathy Milans shares her own key to celebrating a healthy (and mature) body and sound mind.

Today, the Soul Care Collective presents our weekly Aging and Spirituality video, featuring Dr. Don Demaray's thoughts on retirement and the theology of tea.

Today's Aging and Spirituality post features Dr. Ellsworth Kalas, who shares with us some wisdom on preparing for retirement.

Does it really matter whether we are optimists or pessimists? What can positive thinking really do? In today's Aging and Spirituality series video, Dr. Don Demaray explains how thinking positively can make an impact on your life.

Should we have kids' programs at church, or should they be a part of a corporate worship service on Sunday morning? Many churches have alternative worship services for children during the adults' worship service. Is this healthy for the children and for the congregation? Cathy Stonehouse discusses the relevance of having a truly corporate worship service that includes children.

How can grandparents pour into the spiritual life of their grandchildren and great-grandchildren? Dr. Donald Joy shares wisdom on early childhood development and how you can help children grow in love and in the Lord.

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