If you could tell the world anything, what would it be?
The idea for this book stemmed from the author’s inspirational thesis titled Words of Wisdom,” which comprised of interviews conducted with older adults. By asking them about their purpose in life, success, happiness, and any advice they wanted to share, we gain insight into moving and beautiful responses.
Now, the topic is taken to the next level by opening it up to the rest of the world. People of all different cultures, religions, and experiences deserve to have a voice through this book, which was inspired to encompass words of wisdom about living the good life from ordinary individuals from all walks of life. It will open and enlighten our perspectives regarding the world’s abundant philosophies and has the ability to unite people of different backgrounds and opinions.
In such a progressive world, it may be easy to overlook the importance of the things that really matter. Wisdom of the Ages will remind one to carry out the most organic purpose of being a human.
Diana Fransis Onorato received a graduate degree in gerontology, the study of aging, from California State University of Fullerton. She has spent more than ten years of her career dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults in senior housing and in her community. Her work has been recognized in the Orange County Register as well as on broadcast radio. Throughout her career, much of her enjoyed contact with older adults was spent inquiring about their life experiences. It was those pivotal conversations that inspired her to take a deeper look at wisdom. She set out to interview individuals on a variety of intimate topics such as purpose, happiness, and success. Upon presenting her findings, she created a platform to gather more submissions to share with others, in the form of this book. Diana lives in Orange County, California.