Sage-ing touches all the large questions of life:

 

"What really matters?"

"What is the meaning of my life?"

"What is my purpose?"

Imagine a society where: 

 

  • Creativity and personal growth are affirmed and supported in the second half of life

  • Elders are encouraged to discover new meaning and purpose in their daily lives after retirement

  • People with many years of life experience have an honoured place and voice

  • Elders are sought after for their skills and wisdom

Sāge-ing

-verb

 

  1. The act of approaching aging as a journey of deepening wisdom, continued learning and expanding possibilities.
  2. A process of self development that enhances interpersonal relationships, hones communication skills, and cultivates a valuation of Elders as mentors and wise counsel in community.
  3. The act of harvesting life's wisdom as a legacy for future generations.
  4. An inherently spiritual practice based on principles that are not specific to any faith or denomination but serve to enhance spiritual maturity.