Generation

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The daily prompt today is “Generation.” Interesting word. I was wondering exactly how long a generation is. Of course, I had to Google. Some say it’s 20 years, some say 25 years, and I saw somewhere that the Bible says it’s 70 years.

For myself, I look at it as decades. The children born in the eighties, for instance, are entirely different to those born in the nineties and so on.

By different I mean in the taste of music, the changes in education, different style of clothing and often a different attitude. Even the parents differ from their parents due to the “generation gap” or to my mind the decade gap. We are continually changing and evolving as the years go by.

One thing, though, we are still human beings no matter what the going trend is. We all need love, understanding and kindness, and most of all, open minds.

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8 thoughts on “Generation

  1. What a beautiful picture! And I like your definitions of generations in terms of decades. They say history repeats itself though, so maybe a generation’s culture, likes, dislikes, music, etc. will return too in another to-be-seen decade. 🙂

  2. What a beautiful photo. I love your words here too-the generations change, nut I always think it important to try to bridge the gap- as you said, we are all human beings. ❤

Namaste. My soul honors your soul. I honor the place in you where the entire universe resides. I honor the light, love, truth, beauty & peace within you, because it is also within me. In sharing these things we are united, we are the same, we are one.

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