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User Review  - streamsong - LibraryThing

As I grow older, may I be kind to myself. As I grow older, may I accept joy and sorrow. As I grow older, may I be happy and at peace. This is a journey. The journey is a river. The river is long ... Read full review

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User Review  - mkbird - LibraryThing

This approach is a Buddhist one, but I don't see it specifically as limited to those who are practising Buddhists, but much more broadly. There is nothing to prevent anyone of any faith from gaining a ... Read full review

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User Review  - DangerousPurrson - LibraryThing

This is an excellent book for those with an interest in Buddhist philosophy and wanting to view aging from a Buddhist perspective. Richmond refers to changes in ones thinking caused by a powerful ... Read full review

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User Review  - LMHTWB - LibraryThing

Aging as a Spiritual Practice provides an alternative view on aging -- as an opportunity to grow -- rather than as something to be feared and avoided. The book is a mix of short essays followed by a ... Read full review

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User Review  - mkboylan - LibraryThing

Aging as a Spiritual Practice by Lewis Richmond I hate it when that happens! I get something for someone else and it ends up being for me! I was thinking this might be good for my mom, who has ... Read full review

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User Review  - jaimjane - LibraryThing

As a health care worker in a nursing home, I appreciate books that talk openly about the aging process. Too many people ignore or worse, suppress all signs of their own aging in our youth obsessed ... Read full review

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User Review  - stellarexplorer - LibraryThing

Wisdom has a way of reminding you of what you know already. So it is with this earnest and helpful volume. The first chapters offer what was most useful to me: Growing old is a privilege. You make ... Read full review

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User Review  - readaholic12 - LibraryThing

Although this should be a quick read, I've been taking my time to let the lessons sink in. From an overview of Buddhism to a variety of coping mechanisms, this book is filled with useful advice for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mantra - LibraryThing

This is a nice little book with numerous meditations or exercises that are aimed at helping people deal with getting older and all the challenges they're facing or likely will be. The author is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - greganddeb - LibraryThing

To sum it up in a few short words, this is a book that applies the teachings and beliefs of Buddhism to the aspects of growing older. It was however a difficult book for me at least to read. The ... Read full review


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