The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully

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Darton, Longman & Todd, Limited, 2008 - Aging - 240 pages
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Not only accepting but celebrating getting old, this inspirational and illuminating work looks at the many facets of the aging process, from purposes and challenges to struggles and surprises.

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Review: The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully

User Review  - Paula Yerke - Goodreads

Joan Chittister writes beautifully about the joys and challenges of aging. At 60 I hope I am a bit young for this book, but having just retired I can relate to much she writes about. It is a wonderful ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristine Rodriguez - Goodreads

So many good concepts and things to say in this book--but it felt like a random collection of thoughts rather than a carefully thought out treatise on how to age gracefully. I may just be a couple of decades too young for this book . . . Read full review

About the author (2008)

Joan Chittister, OSB, is an international lecturer and award-winning author of more than thirty-five books, including The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully. She is founder and executive director of Benetvision, a resource and research center for contemporary spirituality located in Erie, Pennsylvania. She serves as co-chair of the Global Peace Initiative of Women and the Network of Spiritual Progressives.

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