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Life-Long Creativity
August 2, 2018
Caring is the ultimate competitive advantage.
-Ron Kendrick
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John Rosenow, in his book, Living Long and Living Well, describes ways children can be nurtured in the early years to help them develop a life-long sense of curiosity and creativity. Using Georgia O’Keeffe as an example,  he writes:

“Georgia’s life confirmed the positive influence early connections with nature can have on future creativity...In the case of O’Keeffe, she developed an exquisite sensitivity to the inherent beauty of flowers and fruits, of lakes and clouds, of bleached skulls and barren landscapes. She learned to really see at an early age, a gift she retained throughout her life, even during her time of physical blindness.

Making it possible for children in our society to have enriching daily connections with nature is something each of us can seek. Environmental writer Rachel Carson said, ‘If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.’ You can be that good fairy for all children in your life by helping them have enriching connections with nature.”





Living Long & Living Well

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"Living Long & Living Well tells the stories of 10 fascinating people who made some of their most meaningful life contributions during their Wisdom Years—from Nelson Mandela peacefully bringing racial justice to South Africa to Georgia O'Keeffe making an enduring impact on the art world."

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