Aging as A Spiritual Catalyst

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by Janet Arnold-Grych

Joseph Campbell suggested that it’s not the meaning of life we seek as much as “the rapture of being alive,” the ability to experience life in all its richness and depth. As we age, a natural pivot occurs. We are drawn to look inward, to assess our experiences, actions, and impact. Have we known the “rapture” of purpose, wonder, gratitude? Have we filled in the outline of who we are or think we should be? If, at its core, spirituality is about moving inward in order to embrace a broader view of ourselves and our relationship to the inner and outer world, then aging itself becomes a catalyst for spiritual exploration.

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