Posts Tagged: Elder Activist

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Emerging as an Elder-Activist

by Lynne Iser With the birth of my son, 35 years ago, I felt a new sense of responsibility. Not just to keep him safe, clean and well fed—but to insure that he had a decent and kind world in which to live. That insight gave me a wider perspective in which to view my… Read more

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Keeping the Sacred in Sacred Activism

by Will Wilkinson It’s surprising and immensely encouraging to learn that Rumi, the ecstatic poet, has become a modern rock star. According to Jane Ciabattari, writing for BBC.com, “The ecstatic poems of Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, a Persian poet and Sufi master born 807 years ago in 1207, have sold millions of copies in recent… Read more