It was a busy morning, about when an elderly gentleman in his arrived at the hospital to have stitches removed from his thumb. He said he was in a hurry as he had an appointment at am. The nurse took his vital signs and had him take a seat,
“Our culture is fearful of aging,” said (Caryn) Franklin, “and especially aging women. I say, ‘Stop apologising for getting older. Embrace it.’ I want young women to see that beauty ages beautifully and there is no need to feel that getting older is.
In traditional cultures, the elders are revered for their wisdom. The younger people consider it an honor to care for them, to have the opportunity to learn from them. What greater wisdom is there than that which comes from living life?