“Milestones” are only one letter different from “millstones”, but these terms should not be confused with each other.
For instance, though the processes of ageing may feel like the latter, they deserve to be celebrated as instances of the former. Think of these processes as akin to a harvest, signifying the fruits of growth and maturation. There should be nothing wrong, as such, with getting old.
At the Center for Anthroposophy, we are celebrating several seven-year milestones this year, both in the age of our programs and in the services we offer.