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by Drew Leder
Opportunities for personal growth and a deeper understanding of self and spirit increase as we experience each stage of life. By using illustrative stories from history, mythology, and literature, philosopher/scholar Drew Leder guides us through the crossroads of our journey. Following each narrative are thought-provoking techniques for integrating the lessons into daily l ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published June 2nd 1997 by Tarcher
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This is an excellent look at aging through the use of myth, story, and spirituality. Leder uses these with facility as he draws the reader in to consider how to embrace life's sacred journey. The gerontologist and the storyteller in me are equally pleased by his use of Scrooge's ghost of Christmas past to look at transitions in our lives. This book is out of print, but it is very worth it to anyone who is interested in the field of aging or in broadening their own perspective on life's journey. ...more