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Every Seven Years You Change

Interesting article compliments of The Neon Lounge at http://www.theneonlounge.com/2012/04/30/alone-with-my-funk/

Here’s a short excerpt…

35-42 years

From the thirty-fifth to the forty-second year, depending upon one’s personality and what one’s circumstances allow, one begins to feel a new restlessness. In some degree a desire to share whatever one has gained through life with others comes to the surface. Thus we find many successful business men building libraries, or aiding colleges and the arts at this period in their life. What has been developed or realised can be taken to greater subtlety during this period. This is almost like unfolding something, perhaps similar to the way a flower unfolds a bud that has been developing in earlier phases of its growth.

This is when we reassess the results of what we are doing externally in our life. Our relationships, careers, habits and the ways we interact are all put under scrutiny and modified or changed. It’s a time of facing up to what does and what doesn’t satisfy us.

You may reach heights or realisation and creativity not touched previously. The profound breakthrough of ones innate genius that emerges around this time will no doubt be expressed in some degree. However, whatever is attained or realised will be enlarged and synthesised in later periods.

42-49 years

In the next cycle from forty-two until forty-nine a major change usually takes place….”

Read the entire article at http://dreamhawk.com/body-and-mind/every-seven-years-you-change/


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Waiting…, originally uploaded by Judy Green Art Photography.

Image shot and edited with iPhone4

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Back home to an empty house

Shot and processed with iPhone 3G

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Lonely Journey

Lonely Journey, originally uploaded by Judy Green Art Photography.

“One may have a blazing hearth in one’s soul, and yet no one ever comes to sit by it.” ~Vincent Van Gogh

Photo taken with iPhone 3G

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Quote of the day ~ Aging

A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams.
John Barrymore, “Good Night, Sweet Prince” 1943

Said the little boy, “Sometimes I drop my spoon.”
Said the old man, “I do that too.”
The little boy whispered, “I wet my pants.”
“I do that too,” laughed the old man.
Said the little boy, “I often cry.”
The old man nodded, “So do I.”
“But worst of all, said the boy, it seems
Grown-ups don’t pay attention to me.”
And he felt the warmth of a wrinkled old hand.
“I know what you mean,” said the old man.
Shel Silverstein

The old believe everything, the middle-aged suspect everything, the young know everything.
Oscar Wilde

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Quote ~ Aging and Health Food

(A previous life-sized people sculpture by jag)


Older people shouldn’t eat health food…they need all the preservatives they can get.
– Robert Orben

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Quote of the day – Aging

The troubles of age were intended . . . to wean us gradually from our fondness of life.

– Swift (Dictionary.com)

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