Author Archive for Sherry Anderson

Sherry Ruth Anderson, Ph.D. is a writer and speaker who has spent the last decade studying conscious development in aging. Her most recent book is Ripening Time: Inside Stories for Aging with Grace (Changemakers Books, 2013). Concurrently, she teaches Diamond Approach to Spiritual Development® in the U.S. and the Netherlands.

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Joni Mitchell just turned 70

She spoke in Toronto at the Luminato Festival in June with Brian Blade from the NY Times in a rambling but satisfying interview. The Joni Mitchell Interview- A CBC Music Exclusive Here’s another fine video from the CBC. So genuinely honest and interesting!

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85 year old Best Friends

I’m not sure how I feel about this.  It’s a young guy’s perspective, condescending and clueless in my opinion, but there’s something appealing….  See what you think.

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“My Afternoons With Margueritte”

At 97, Casadesus is considered a French national treasure, thrilling audiences since the 1930s. She captured my heart, even though this is clearly a fairy tale for grown ups.

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The Wrinkles of the City, JR & José Parlá

Here you’ll find the extraordinary work of photoartist JR. In Cuba in collaboration with Cuban-American artist José Parlá. In Berlin, New York, Paris, Tunisia and so many other sites, he is exploring what he calls “transformations of personal identity” by mounting huge photos on buildings across cities. It’s stunning to see —especially— the images of […]

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Amsterdam: Aging with Grace, Oct. 17

A BENEFIT FOR THE DANS1 & DANS2 STUDENTS’ FUND Inside Stories for Aging with Grace with Sherry Ruth Anderson based on her new book Ripening Time THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17, 19.30-22.00 CENTRUM DE ROOS, AMSTERDAM Join us for an evening that offers a new perspective on aging, with stories and questions. We’ll start with questions, of […]

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Netherlands : The Way of the Elder.

February 7-9, 2014. A Fund-raising Event for DIAMOND APPROACH NORTH SEA (DANS 1 & 2) STUDENTS’ FUND As we grow old, some of us are relatively untouched by our years of experience; others mature. Like fruit on wild trees—some is hard and bitter; much is small; and some ripens into radiant fullness. The question we […]

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A Woman’s Descent to the Sacred

Burning through ancient patterns in myth and culture that depict what a woman must be and what she can never be, the film tells a story through art and music of a woman’s spiritual journey into the essence of the feminine. I made this film from art and music that came as Pat Hopkins and […]

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What Makes Life So Full Now?

Sometimes I imagine trying to tell my younger self how life is now, as I approach 70. Where would I begin? What parts could I tell and what would I want to leave out? Musing like this, I remember a story I heard Ram Das tell, shortly after his book, Remember, Be Here Now, came […]

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