John C. Robinson, Ph.D., D.Min., is a clinical psychologist with a second doctorate in ministry, an ordained interfaith minister, and the author of seven books on the interface of psychology and spirituality. His recent works include The Three Secrets of Aging; Bedtime Stories for Elders: What Fairy Tales Can Teach Us About the New Aging; and the forthcoming What Aging Men Want: Homer’s Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging. You can learn more about John at is

The Long Journey Home:
The Odyssey as a Parable of Male Aging

Aging is not what we think it is. What appears on the outside old bodies, old faces, and old clothes hides a natural but profoundly meaningful process taking us along a transformational inner path. This inner journey will bring a deep understanding of life, prepare us for death, and awaken intuitions of what comes next if we pursue this unfolding process with interest, awareness, and compassion.

Winter 2013 Issue

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