*Abbreviations under the "Available" column: A = Available // NA = Not Available // R = Previously Registered // WL = Currently on the Wait List

This Is Your Life: Reflecting on Significant Life Experiences


Retirement offers an opportunity to reflect on one's life experiences--joys, sorrows, relationships lost and found, roads not taken. This class will provide a framework for recalling and interpreting the significant life events and people that have shaped your life story, with the goal of identifying recurring issues and themes that have made you who you are today.  Based on your life narrative and the values that have guided you along the way, what do your want your life legacy to be?

Instructor Bio:

Ed Piper has served as a course instructor for OLLI and for the Lifelong Learning Institute at James Madison University. He earned a PhD in psychology and religion from the University of Chicago.  He served as the minister of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Waynesboro from 1997 until his retirement in 2013. Prior to that he was dean of academic services at Mary Washington College for eight years and professor of psychology at West Virginia Wesleyan College for 16 years. He is a member of the Augusta Health Ethics Committee.   

Recommended Reading:

McAdams, Dan P.  The Stories We Live By, 1997. Five Wishes Paradigm (Google this on the Internet).

Course Number Instructor Dates Day Time Location Available
B301 Ed Piper May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 We 10:00-11:30 a.m. The Lodge at Old Trail WL

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