In her cohousing community in Oakland, our columnist is experiencing something all-too-rare: deep friendships across generations. What if we turned more actively to the wisdom — and plain old good company — of our neighbors, older and younger?
Wisdom isn’t exclusive to folks with more years under their belts. Parker Palmer invites older generations to celebrate the gifts of the young — energy, vision, and hope — and recognize the valuable knowledge contained within in every age.
A video featuring dancers aged 85, 65, 45, 25, and 5 performing the same sequence that is “stunning in ways I can’t explain.”
When what you see lures you to listen and read. These visual notes help you read on, listen closely, and see the big picture through Vincent Harding’s eyes.