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The Second-Half Adventure: Don't Just Retire--Use Your Time, Skills, and Resources to Change the World [NOOK Book]

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A social worker from New England...a Texas airline pilot...a homemaker from California...a lawyer who has lived everywhere...a quilter in Oregon. What do they have in common? All are on the adventure of their lives.

Like many others among the 77 million baby boomers, these men and women don't want to retire from contributing when they retire from their careers. So they are using their time, skills, and resources to make a difference. Written in conjunction with Finishers ...

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The Second-Half Adventure: Don't Just Retire--Use Your Time, Skills, and Resources to Change the World

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Overview


A social worker from New England...a Texas airline pilot...a homemaker from California...a lawyer who has lived everywhere...a quilter in Oregon. What do they have in common? All are on the adventure of their lives.

Like many others among the 77 million baby boomers, these men and women don't want to retire from contributing when they retire from their careers. So they are using their time, skills, and resources to make a difference. Written in conjunction with Finishers Project, an umbrella organization that encompasses more than 100 mission organizations, this book will help baby boomers discover a second-half adventure that fits them and counts for eternity.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781575673738
  • Publisher: Moody Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/23/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 901,125
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


KAY MARSHALL STROM is a partner in Kline, Strom International, Inc., and speaks at seminars, retreats, and special events throughout the country and the world. Kay is the author of 34 published books including Once Blind: The Life of John Newton, Harvest of Hope: Stories of Life-Changing Gifts, and Daughters of Hope: Stories of Witness and Courage in the Face of Persecution. A number of volumes and compilations contain her writing, including the newly released NIV Women's Devotional Bible 3. She and Don reside in Eugene, Oregon.
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Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Chapter 1: Hey, World, Here We Are
Chapter 2: What's Wrong with Golf?
Chapter 3: Reweaving a Dream
Chapter 4: But I Don't Have That Much to Offer
Chapter 5: A Solution Waiting to Happen
Chapter 6: The Gift of Maturity
Chapter 7: Confronting the Barriers
Chapter 8: As Though Eternity Depended on It
Chapter 9: From Success to Significance
Chapter 10: Pass It On
Chapter 11: A Second Half Well-Lived
Appendix: Organizations Mentioned in the Book

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  • Posted January 24, 2010

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    Great for planning your 'second half adventure"!

    I loved this book! I've been really searching for what I'm to do with my time and energy since I am back at home and this book gave me some excellent ideas! Many of you know that I've been in the nursing home for the past two years and have recently moved back out into the world, after some life changing events. I've been struggling to not just fill my time, but to fill my time with something of substance.

    This book was an eye opener as to how many opportunities there are for those who are entering the 'second-half' of our lives. While the book is definitely written from a Christian perspective, there are any number of activities that would appeal to anyone looking for a way to go out and change the world even in a small way. I've already gone to The Finishers Project and filled out the questionair and I encourage all of you to do the same. We all have skills and passions that could be put to use in ways we can't imagine!

    Please consider this book as a gift to everyone you know that is approaching that 'second-half' of their life...and even those who have been in it for a time. It would also make a wonderful addition to the library of every Pastor, both for himself and to aid in counseling others.

    This is a great resource for planning your 'second-half adventure'!

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