The Grace in Aging


  • Author: Kathleen Dowling Singh
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 2317699 Bytes


Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth.Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself, does not lead to spiritual maturity, The Grace in Aging suggests and explores causes and conditions that we can create in our lives, just as we are living them, to allow awakening to unfold -- transforming the predictable sufferings of aging into profound opportunities for growth in clarity, love, compassion, and peace. Kathleen Dowling Singh streamlines vast and complex teachings into skillful means and wise views. Straightforward language and piercing questions bring Singh's teachings into the sharp f...

Aging in Grace


  • Author: Alexander Archibald
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 933918 Bytes


Archibald Alexander (1772-1851), Presbyterian minister and educator, was a professor at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1812 until his death. Written while Alexander was in his seventies, the five letters in this booklet candidly acknowledge the trials of aging, while at the same time offering biblical encouragement and hope for the Christian facing death. Alexander considers the "autumn of life" from the perspective of its struggles, its besetting sins, its duties, its unstoppable journey toward death, and the assurance the believer in Jesus Christ can have as death approaches. Everyone, and especially those past mid-life, will profit from Alexander's wise counsel....

The Grace in Aging
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Grace in Aging


  • Author : Kathleen Dowling Singh
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-08-05
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614291503


The Grace in Aging Book Description :

Learn to use your later years for awakening and spiritual growth. Encouraging, inspiring, and practical, The Grace in Aging invites all those who have ever experienced spiritual longing to awaken in their twilight years. Since aging, in and of itself, does not lead to spiritual maturity, The Grace in Aging suggests and explores causes and conditions that we can create in our lives, just as we are living them, to allow awakening to unfold -- transforming the predictable sufferings of aging into profound opportunities for growth in clarity, love, compassion, and peace. Kathleen Dowling Singh streamlines vast and complex teachings into skillful means and wise views. Straightforward language and piercing questions bring Singh's teachings into the sharp f...

Aging with Grace
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Aging with Grace


  • Author : David Snowdon
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2008-11-19
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307481239


Aging with Grace Book Description :

In 1986 Dr. David Snowdon, one of the world’s leading experts on Alzheimer’s disease, embarked on a revolutionary scientific study that would forever change the way we view aging—and ultimately living. Dubbed the “Nun Study” because it involves a unique population of 678 Catholic sisters, this remarkable long-term research project has made headlines worldwide with its provocative discoveries. Yet Aging with Grace is more than a groundbreaking health and science book. It is the inspiring human story of these remarkable women—ranging in age from 74 to 106—whose dedication to serving others may help all of us live longer and healthier lives. Totally accessible, with fascinating portraits of the nuns and the scientists who study them, Aging...

Aging with Wisdom and Grace

Aging with Wisdom and Grace


  • Author : Au,Wilkie
  • Publisher : Paulist Press
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781587688577


Aging with Wisdom and Grace Book Description :

Aging with Wisdom and Grace explores the contributions faith can make to optimal aging, providing a Christian perspective on such topics as: loss and diminishment, loneliness and suffering, death and dying, regrets and unhealed wounds, gratitude, and generativity....

The Art of Growing Old

The Art of Growing Old


  • Author : Marie De Hennezel
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-04-12
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781101567029


The Art of Growing Old Book Description :

A groundbreaking approach to aging from one of France's best- known clinical psychologists. How should we accept growing old? It's an inevitable progression and yet in Western society the very subject of aging is often taboo and shrouded in anxiety and shame. Not anymore, says Marie de Hennezel, an internationally renowned clinical psychologist and bestselling author. Now that our lives are longer and richer than ever before, it's imperative to demystify our greatest fear and cultivate a positive awareness of aging. In this timely and essential book, de Hennezel offers a fresh perspective on the art of growing old. She confronts head-on the inevitable grief we sustain at the loss of our youth and explains how refusing to age and move forward in life ...

The Grace in Living

The Grace in Living


  • Author : Kathleen Dowling Singh
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-11-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614292852


The Grace in Living Book Description :

Bestselling author Kathleen Dowling Singh (The Grace in Dying) presents an opportunity to view and reflect upon our lives in a new way—as an already unfolding awakening. Kathleen Dowling Singh invites us to enter into an awakened relationship with our lives by exploring our own spiritual biography. Her thoughtful reflections and exercises guide us through the process, step-by-step, of recognizing the ever-presence of grace in our lives and learning to trust it and live from it. This book also offers accounts from renowned teachers, including Rodney Smith, Cynthia Bourgeault, and Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee, as well as other long-time practitioners. These intimate first-person accounts offer rare glimpses into early spiritual yearnings, struggles, and rea...

Growing Old
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Growing Old


  • Author : Elizabeth Marshall Thomas
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2020-04-28
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062956453


Growing Old Book Description :

From the revered author of the bestselling The Hidden Life of Dogs, a witty, engaging, life-affirming account of the joy, strength, and wisdom that comes with age. Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has spent a lifetime observing the natural world, chronicling the customs of pre-contact hunter-gatherers and the secret lives of deer and dogs. In this book, the capstone of her long career, Thomas, now eighty-eight, turns her keen eye to her own life. The result is an account of growing old that is at once funny and charming and intimate and profound, both a memoir and a life-affirming map all of us may follow to embrace our later years with grace and dignity. A charmingly intimate account and a broad look at the social and historical traditions related to aging...

Ripening Time

Ripening Time


  • Author : Sherry Ruth Anderson
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-10-25
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781780999623


Ripening Time Book Description :

In Ripening Time: Inside Stories for Aging with Grace, Sherry Ruth Anderson presents a new perspective on aging. In her latest book, the bestselling author of The Feminine Face of God and The Cultural Creatives invites the reader to engage the aging process through the art of inner inquiry. She guides us beyond our culture's mind traps through stories where elders face into the lies, the losses and endings, the tender and bittersweet and ferocious truths of growing old. Giving us an indispensable compass, she shows how growing into old age can be a fruition, the genuine grace and gift of human ripening....

Unbinding

Unbinding


  • Author : Kathleen Dowling Singh
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-10-03
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614294610


Unbinding Book Description :

An invitation to everyday mystics: unbind yourself from the causes of suffering and step into grace. “We all want the freedom of sanity and peace, the undefended inclusiveness of love. We all want refuge in grace.” —Kathleen Dowling Singh, from her introduction to Unbinding Unbinding is a spacious and sophisticated unfolding of one of Buddhism’s subtlest foundational teachings—the truth of dependent origination—offered in an utterly intimate voice. Kathleen Dowling Singh offers lyrical reflections on timeless truths and contemplative exercises accessible to anyone, opening the door of insight to all. Drawing on the language and teachings of Buddhism, Unbinding invites everyday mystics from all traditions—or none—to encounter the sacre...

Aging as a Spiritual Practice
Score: 4
From 17 Ratings

Aging as a Spiritual Practice


  • Author : Lewis Richmond
  • Publisher : Avery
  • Release Date : 2012-12-31
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781592407477


Aging as a Spiritual Practice Book Description :

Explains the aging process based on the Buddhist tenet about the inevitability of change, with descriptions of the four key stages of aging and advice about awareness, adaptation, and acceptance....

Winter Grace

Winter Grace


  • Author : Kathleen R. Fischer
  • Publisher : Upper Room
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0835808505


Winter Grace Book Description :

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