Living With Purpose in a Worn-Out Body: Spiritual Encouragement for Older Adults

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Living With Purpose in a Worn-Out Body: Spiritual Encouragement for Older Adults

Format:  Paperback,

93 pages

Publisher: Abingdon Pr

Publish Date: May 2008

ISBN-13: 9780835899420

ISBN-10: 083589942X

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An exploration of the inner life shared by many persons in nursing homes and retirement centers.


Publisher: Abingdon Pr
Publish Date: May 2008
ISBN-13: 9780835899420
ISBN-10: 083589942X
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 93
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.4
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.75 x 8.75 x 0.25

Chapter outline

Acknowledgmentsp. 9
What purpose, God?p. 11
Slow motionp. 13
Worrywartp. 15
Granddaughterp. 17
No holding backp. 19
Mailp. 21
Power chairp. 23
Late-in-life friendsp. 25
I can't do it nowp. 27
Pity partyp. 29
Clutterp. 31
Life and deathp. 33
Good night's sleepp. 35
Around the tablep. 37
Ordinary daysp. 39
Medicine bottlesp. 41
Sinp. 43
Bingop. 45
Just herep. 47
Whittled-down worldp. 49
Forgottenp. 51
Laughterp. 53
Lifelinep. 55
Lossp. 57
Hopep. 59
Gift of long lifep. 61
Tonguep. 63
Beginning a new dayp. 65
Churchp. 67
Not the end of the storyp. 69
They do not understandp. 71
Sensible shoesp. 73
Shadow of deathp. 75
Forgivenessp. 78
Musicp. 80
Fearp. 82
Breathingp. 84
Legacyp. 86
Homesickp. 88
Doubtsp. 90
Aging wellp. 92
About the Authorp. 94

Book description

Birthed out of real-life experience, Living with Purpose in a Worn-out Body is a big dose of authentic spiritual encouragement for frail elderly who struggle to find purpose at the end of their lives. These devotionals addressed to God raise in prayer the many concerns of the frail elderly and provide opportunities to reminisce and reflect on their blessings.

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