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On the brink of everything : grace, gravity, and getting old

Author: Parker J Palmer
Publisher: Oakland : Berrett-Koehler Publishers, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
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"On the Brink of Everything is an exploration of Parker Palmer's experience of living and aging, written in hopes of encouraging readers of every age to explore their life course. It is not a "guide to" or "handbook" for "getting old"--something all of us are doing all the time. Instead it's a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meaning(s) of one's life--and on the importance of staying  Read more...
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Named Person: Parker J Palmer; Parker J Palmer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Parker J Palmer
ISBN: 1523095431 9781523095438
OCLC Number: 1078527201
Description: 240 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Parker J. Palmer.

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"On the Brink of Everything is an exploration of Parker Palmer's experience of living and aging, written in hopes of encouraging readers of every age to explore their life course. It is not a "guide to" or "handbook" for "getting old"--something all of us are doing all the time. Instead it's a set of meditations in prose and poetry that turn the prism on the meaning(s) of one's life--and on the importance of staying meaningfully engaged with life until the end. From beginning to end the book is packed with both humor and gravitas"--

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