Cross Cultural Travel- Solution to Empowerment

     I’ve been a traveler all of my life. Cross cultural travel has been one of the riches of empowerment as a woman, as a creator, and as a writer. Participating in cross cultural travel as a volunteer, opens a portal into one’s gifts and talents. When you share your gifts with the world in a cross cultural experience, you are irrevocably changed for the remainder of your life. After all, life is composed of moments that we either remember, or not. What moments do you remember? The moments that remain in our memory, the important moments, the significant moments, are the real wealth of our lives. These moments empower us and help us to rise to a more empowered sense of being. These moments may happen in nature, or with cultural exchange and travel, or they may be the simplist moments of preparing and cooking a wonderful meal for the one’es that you love.  The impact of cross cultural travel and volunteering, crosses the age boundary and empowers elders to give back, and to receive the bounty that come through sharing one’s gifts. All too often in our culture, seniors feel left behind in our fast moving, technologically advancing society that we are all a part of today. Yet, there is a world of cultures that consider seniors wise and valued because of their life experiences. Here is what Marge Rubin has to say about Elders sharing their gifts in a cross cultural exchange.

All too often in our culture, seniors feel left behind in the always technologically advancing society that is the U.S. today. Yet, there is a world of cultures that consider seniors wise and valued because of their life experiences.

My mother was a farm wife all her life. She raised her children, cared for her home and worked a farm from age 18 to age 80. She never traveled nor ever dreamed it was possible to do so…….

 

 

Cross cultural travel as an an empowering solution to being older can transform a person’s life.  There are numerous programs that one can participate in that are active, participatory, experiential for cultural members and guests that give and recieve within cultures. Empower youself, no matter how old you are. It will be one of those moments that you will always remember. Read the full article about cross cultural travel and the impact on empowering elders here.

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