As someone in my mid sixties, I really appreciate the insights in this book.
There are countless "inspirational" books about old age these days, most of them shallow once you look beneath the cheerful but empty uplift they promote.
Luke, a renowned Jungian analyst, uses works of Homer, Shakespeare, and T.S. Eliot to deepen our understanding of aging.
It is one of the best books I have read for those of us who have reached the delightful age. Much to ponder on. Thank you, Helen Like for writing this book.Published 7 days ago by Ethel Sickert
I agree with what the Rev. Cynthia Bourgeault said on a retreat of hers I attended, "Assuming I still had my wits about me, if I could take one book with me into hospice, Old... Read morePublished 5 months ago by N. Stimac
A beautiful book that does not shy away from the hard realities of aging, but sees these as the substance of what has to be borne in order for us to look back with honesty, look... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edith Bird
Although highly touted, this book did nothing for me and added nothing to my thoughts about the issues and challenges of aging.Published 9 months ago by ilovevt
This book is rich with wisdom and wonderfully written but it is amazingly poorly edited for quality of copy. I have never seen Amazon do a poor job, but this is the exception. Read morePublished 11 months ago by AnnLeslie
There are countless "inspirational" books about old age these days, most of them shallow once you look beneath the cheerful but empty uplift they promote. Read morePublished 16 months ago by William Timothy Lukeman