Becoming a father again late, meant that I might bring greater experience and perhaps a trace of wisdom to the most important challenge anyone will face, helping the next generation meet their unknown future with transcendent resilience, a light heart, deep sense of purpose, empathy and beauty. Even in the face of global extinction.
Understanding that each age and stage of development opens to and developes different capacities, it became obvious that some qualities can be modeled and shared at any age. Others must wait. Early in my relationship with Carly Elizabeth the simple fact that I may not be around when that time in her life comes, loomed like Everest.
If the example which our behavior exhibits today was the template that would imprint how the next generation, and therefore the future of humanity, will behave, what would you do differently? What will make us change and what kind of change will actually make the difference we urgently need? Just today, on November 26, 2019, another extinction report filled the headlines: