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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This is a rare book rich with wisdom and insights. - Goodreads
Chittister is a graceful and insightful writer. - Goodreads
It is both research based and spiritual in content. - Goodreads
Lots of sage advice and reflections. - Goodreads

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This is a rare book rich with wisdom and insights. For those of us entering these final years the author both validates and challenges our thoughts and conceptions of aging. It is both research based and spiritual in content. Read full review

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User Review  - Gail Longton Harper - Goodreads

While I didn't agree with everything she said, and even though she was sometimes repetitive, I truly enjoyed this book and its focus on the opportunities we have as we age. She took what could be a scary time and made it into an adventure! 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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