Birthday Greetings

It’s Jim’s birthday today and everyone at Serene Ambition would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the difference he has made in our lives. Thank you, Jim!

"Happy birthday, dear Jim. As you have transformed so many things in your life and in the lives of others, I acknowledge you for now transforming our notion of what it means to be 65. For so many in our culture, it has defined the age of taking ourselves out of the action and retreating to the sidelines…from being an active contributor to being subsidized by those still working. Thank you for leading us…by your example, through the Serene Ambition community, and through so many other thoughtful and courageous actions to change our conversation of “aging” …and for opening up new options for vital living as elders. Many blessings on your birthday, Jim."~Don Arnoudse

the many thousands of people we come across during our lifetime, there
are only relatively a few that make a deep, profound and lasting
impact. Jim Selman is one of those people for me. He is the dearest of
friends. He was born a teacher. He developed himself into a being an

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