AGES AND STAGES OF LIFE
ENRICHMENT MATERIAL

“We live only part of the life we are given.”

                                                                                                                Michael Murphy

“Whatever your age, your upbringing, or your education, what you are made of is mostly unused potential.”

                                                                                                                                                George Leonard
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My article "On Becoming an Elder"

The Ego Chant and Three Types of Love -- includes (a) two clues to coming to maturity,
                                                                                (b) remarks on youth-to-adult rites of passage and
                                                                                (c) comments on three types of love -- romantic love,
                                                                                        householder love and the love of elder and sage.

Reversing the Ego Chant & Time and the Timeless  -- includes image of maturity as reversing the Ego Chant -- part by part
                                                                                 + a look at ethics and spirituality as the horizontal and vertical dimensions of life

The Fundamental Distinction via my Wisdom Chant -- WHAT vs. WURT + De Mello on
                                                                                             the difference between the "me" and the "I"

Two Transitions Compared -- Youth-to-Adult (in the 1st half of life) and Adult-to-Elder (in the 2nd half of life)

Quester-Householder-Elder Transitions --  A Second Version of the Questor-to-Householder Transition
                                                                  compared to the Householder-to-Elder Transition

The Lake Analogy -- Exploring Levels of Consciousness

The Seven Chakras -- with comparison with Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and with our Five Season Model

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