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In the book series, Life and Teaching of the Masters of the Far East, Baird Spalding talks about meeting a beautiful young woman in his travels through the Himalayan Mountains. He said she appeared to be about 19 or 20 years old. As it turned out, she was well over 100 years old!

How could that be?

Baird goes on to explain the lady’s people were known for their long lives, some as many as 800 or 900 years, as we count time today.Read more

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old age alzheimers dementia “…that condition we know as old age….does not exist in actual form in the scheme of this universe.” ~ Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East

As a society, we have a deep dread of old age. But is that justified? Or is it even real?

Our scientists tell us all the cells in our bodies are renewed every 7 years. That means the oldest we can be is 7 years.

But, for most humans, that is not their experience.Read more

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There is no old age. There is, as there always was, just you. ~ Carol Matthau, wife of actor Walter Matthau.

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Do you dread aging? Our society places physical youth and beauty on a pedestal, and does all it can to deny the passing years.

Is it possible to grow older, and still be happy and have fun? I think so.

Here are some of Spirit’s thoughts:

  1. Your physical bodies do not have fall apart as you grow older.
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posticon Do You Dread Growing Older? by John Cali

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I never thought much about growing older—that is, until it started happening to me.

But you know what? This is the best time of my life. I’m having more fun, am happy and healthy, and doing only what I love. I’ve learned every moment is precious.

The best part is I’ve found that inner peace and joy that seemed to elude me in my younger years.

I would say—and this is a totally unscientific conclusion, based only on my personal observations—most folks are not having fun as they grow older.Read more

posticon You Can Grow Older Gracefully and Still Have Fun Along the Way by John Cali

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We live in a society today obsessed with youth and physical beauty. And, in my opinion, a society with too little regard for the wisdom and experience of older folks.

Society considers growing older a curse none of us can escape—unless we die young. We’re driven desperately to find something—anything—that will keep us young. The list is virtually endless—plastic surgery, injections, drugs, etc.

It never occurs to most of us that growing older can actually be fun. It doesn’t have to be a drag.Read more