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The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older

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A compassionate guide for transforming aging into spiritual growth

• Engage with 25 key questions guiding you to mine previously untapped veins of inspiration and courage

• Find a constructive role for regret and fear and embrace the freedom to become more fully yourself

• 2015 Nautilus Gold Award

As we enter the years beyond midlife, our quest for an approach to aging
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2015 by Park Street Press (first published September 17th 2015)
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Toni Lamotta
Jul 26, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good food for thought

Sometimes a bit wordy but thought provoking questions
I appreciate lots of great references
Very balanced approach. Helpful and impressive at times
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Terry M
Apr 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Progressed through this book slowly as I did a buddy read with a friend I got together with every few weeks. A wonderful way to experience this thoughtful book and I recommend it. Prevented me from whipping through it as I might have done. This book and the discussions it prompted were enriching.
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Oct 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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What a surprise to find among a plethora of fine books on conscious aging one that is unique.

Weber and Orsborn consider twenty-five thought-provoking questions on becoming spiritually mature. These questions cover the philosophical homework of anyone who is willing to look within at a certain point in their lives.

In answer to the question, "How can spiritual maturity equip us to face our own unknowns?" Weber writes, "We are not led to ask questions [in ordinary life] that will help us to grapple
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Brent Green
Feb 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Have you lost someone dearly loved, a close family member or friend? Have you felt your physical appearance or muscle strength waning? Have you been marginalized or forced to disengage from your career? Have you hit psychological speed bumps as you’ve become older?

Considering all the potential losses and trials that come into our lives as we age, perhaps you’ve also felt a lack of spiritual wakefulness, a confident belief that meaning and joy can flourish even as we struggle with the losses of a
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Pamela
Sep 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Anyone who is a "Boomer" or who would like to be a Boomer feels the shock and surprise of being old. When did this happen? Weren't we the generation that announced we would not trust anyone over 30? And here we are - way, way over 30!

Weber and Orsborn, Boomers themselves, invite us to join them in searching for the answers to the many questions we may be afraid to ask. Here is a sample: "What is to become of me now that my physical health is changing?" And - "What am I to do and what will I be n
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Kagsy Wagsy
Aug 03, 2015 rated it liked it
This book is full of thought provoking concepts, on embracing ageing in a positive and spiritual way. Helpful advice about acceptance and adapting to changes in your health and physical well-being. I found a lot of sound ideas to bear in mind as I age, however there was a little bit more religion (as opposed to spirituality) for my particular rationale. Maybe I've just not clocked up enough years yet to get any comfort from religion. An interesting read, well set out and not overly 'wordy' for a ...more
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