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The Spiral of the Seasons: Welcoming the Gifts of Later Life John G. Sullivan

The Spiral of the Seasons: Welcoming the Gifts of Later Life

John G. Sullivan

Published September 6th 2009
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Paperback
114 pages
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In this brief, poetic book, philosopher John Sullivan suggests how we might re-envision the second half of life as a time of new possibilities for receiving, releasing, and remembering who we truly are at our deepest level. Sullivan looks at how weMoreIn this brief, poetic book, philosopher John Sullivan suggests how we might re-envision the second half of life as a time of new possibilities for receiving, releasing, and remembering who we truly are at our deepest level. Sullivan looks at how we may rethink retirement so as to receive: � Spring�s gifts of living in �beginner�s mind,� � Summer�s gifts of cultivating care for the community of all our kin, � Autumn�s gifts of releasing from all that hinders us still, and � Winter�s gifts of deep listening and alignment with more subtle currents already at work in our world. The book is gentle and compassionate, practical and persuasive, lyrical and life-enhancing. �I will be buying a lot of copies of this book, and I hope that it spreads far and wide, to help all of us understand the simple lessons of aging with arms stretched wide in welcome.� � Sarah Susanka, author of The Not So Big Life