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The Third Third of Life: Preparing for Your Future

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Considering retirement can be daunting. How do you know how to best plan for the future? Now there's a helpful guidebook to lead you thoughtfully into the third third of life. In this brief workbook Walter C. Wright provides eight sessions to help those moving toward retirement plan out their next steps. Developed and field-tested at the Max De Pree Center for Leadership, ...more
Paperback, 141 pages
Published March 27th 2012 by IVP Books (first published March 8th 2012)
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Bob
Aug 29, 2013 rated it liked it
A while back, we hosted a group discussing Half Time, when it was still realistic to think I had a half a life ahead. Now I'm reviewing a book on the "third third of life" at a time when I am at least on the verge of that fraction of life. Needless to say, I read with interest!

The book is actually fashioned as a workbook that can be used personally, or as couples, or in a small group. Each chapter includes a reflection section with questions, followed by a reflection which is a personal
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Tom Morck
Dec 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a very intelligent book about the transition to retirement. It addresses the question of what to do after our work life ends, thru a series of questions and exercises. While it has many religious examples, it also had many sections that I wanted to underline and highlight i.e. "What makes retirement rewarding? The Harvard Study of Adult Development discovered four basic activities: Social networks, play, creativity, and life long learning. "

A great read for anyone planning retirement or
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