Old Anima
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“In youth we learn; in age we understand. Marie von Eber-Eschenbach
The Best Way to Learn Anything “A day um qwee lay tiff ee kot u vem tu tem may um” (I’m obviously spelling phonetically), Father John shouted at us. We (a group of 4th grade altar boys to-be) repeated those words (and more Latin prayers) while going up and down a school stairwell, balancing a relatively heavy open bible across our forearms. Keep going up and down until you got it right. The Latin prayers were never translated, so we did not know what they meant, nor did we care as the rote memorization project took its toll, especially on one of my weaker, uncoordinated classmates who dropped the holy book, tumbling down the stairwell – “Oh my God!” READ MORE
psychology of aging
Think Deeply, It May Do Some Good As I have noted in a good number of previous posts, early old age, which varies for some, ranging anywhere from 45 to 65, brings lots of consternation about who you really are and what you are doing with yourself in work and elsewhere. You come to an intersection where you think more deeply about where your compass is pointing, and it’s almost like going back in time to when you were first trying to figure out what you were going to do with your life, maybe even as far back as elementary school. READ MORE
thinking deeply
Old Anima
© Copyright 2021. UnderstandingXYZ.com. All rights reserved.
Articles About Learning
“In youth we learn; in age we understand. Marie von Eber-Eschenbach
The Best Way to Learn Anything “A day um qwee lay tiff ee kot u vem tu tem may um” (I’m obviously spelling phonetically), Father John shouted at us. We (a group of 4th grade altar boys to-be) repeated those words (and more Latin prayers) while going up and down a school stairwell, balancing a relatively heavy open bible across our forearms. Keep going up and down until you got it right. The Latin prayers were never translated, so we did not know what they meant, nor did we care as the rote memorization project took its toll, especially on one of my weaker, uncoordinated classmates who dropped the holy book, tumbling down the stairwell – “Oh my God!” READ MORE
psychology of aging
Think Deeply, It May Do Some Good As I have noted in a good number of previous posts, early old age, which varies for some, ranging anywhere from 45 to 65, brings lots of consternation about who you really are and what you are doing with yourself in work and elsewhere. You come to an intersection where you think more deeply about where your compass is pointing, and it’s almost like going back in time to when you were first trying to figure out what you were going to do with your life, maybe even as far back as elementary school. READ MORE
thinking deeply