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The gift of years : growing older gracefully

Author: Joan Chittister
Publisher: New York : BlueBridge, 2010, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Looks at the many dimensions of aging and considers the joys of this special stage of life as well as the rewards of being open to new experiences and new relationships.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Chittister
ISBN: 9781933346335 1933346337
OCLC Number: 857338742
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2008.
Description: xvi, 222, [1] pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction. The purpose of life --
Regret --
Meaning --
Fear --
Ageism --
Joy --
Authority --
Transformation --
Newness --
Accomplishment --
Possibility --
Adjustment --
Fulfillment --
Mystery --
Relationships --
Tale-telling --
Letting go --
Learning --
Religion --
Freedom --
Success --
Time --
Wisdom --
Sadness --
Dreams --
Limitations --
Solitude --
Productivity --
Memories --
Future --
Agelessness --
Immediacy --
Nostalgia --
Spirituality --
Loneliness --
Forgiveness --
Outreach --
The present --
Appreciation --
Faith --
Legacy --
Afterword. The twilight time.
Responsibility: Joan Chittister.


The Gift of Years looks at the many dimensions of aging, the purposes and concerns, struggles and surprises, the potential and joys, and invites us to embrace older age as a natural part of life that  Read more...


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