If You're Not Dead, You're Not Done: Live with Purpose at Any Age

If You're Not Dead, You're Not Done: Live with Purpose at Any Age

If You're Not Dead, You're Not Done: Live with Purpose at Any Age

If You're Not Dead, You're Not Done: Live with Purpose at Any Age


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This book will add years to your life, and life to your years!

Your personal odometer may be showing a bit of wear and tear: balding tires, dented fenders, body corrosion. You may be on the journey of being old, yet you're still alive and being renewed day by day. That's right! If you woke up this morning, God has something eternally important and purposeful for you to do or learn.

Through this humorous collection of “pep talks” for healthy aging you’ll discover how to . . .
  • Replace worry with thankfulness
  • Embrace pain’s benefits
  • Be a lifelong learner
  • Experience great sex over sixty
  • Enjoy the past but make new memories
  • Turn your frown upside down
  • Keep your curiosity kickin’
  • Pursue a passion passionately
Get ready to recharge your batteries and “put the boom back into Baby Boomer” with a healthy dose of hope, joy, encouragement, and motivation for living life to its fullest.

“I planned to read If You’re Not Dead, You’re Not Done after my nap, but it put me to sleep again. No, wait, that was another book. I loved this one, and so will you.” —Jerry B. Jenkins, bestselling biographer and novelist

“A humorous guide to staying young while growing old. Brilliant!” —David L. Winters, author of Exercising Your Faith

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781496451514
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 10/19/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 21 MB
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Table of Contents

Foreword Cec Murphey xi

Introduction 1

Part I Acceptance 5

1 Agers Anonymous 7

2 To Avoid Aging, Die Young 11

3 I'm Not Napping, I'm Recharging 15

4 Beauty Is but Skin-Deep, Ugly to the Bone 19

5 Grin and Bare It 23

6 "One" Is Not the Loneliest Number 27

7 Good Grief 31

8 Fifty Shades of Gray Hair 35

Part II Anticipation 39

9 Putting the Boom Back in "Baby Boomer" 41

10 I Want to Die Very Young at a Very Old Age 45

11 Over the Hill … Onto the Mountaintop 49

12 Acid Reflux and Fire in the Belly 53

13 A Body to Die For 57

Part III Courage 61

14 Fear Is Inevitable; Worry Is Optional 63

15 Don't Get Older, Get Bolder 67

16 To Be or Not co Be, That Is the Question 71

Part IV Curiosity 75

17 Curiosity Kills Only Cats 77

18 Bored to Death 81

Part V Faith, Hope & Love 85

19 Everyone Needs a Faith-Lift 87

20 A Hope and a Future 91

21 Laughter Is the Best Over-the-Counter Medicine 95

22 Love Is the Fountain of Youth 99

23 Loving Yourself as Your Neighbor 103

Part VI Forgiveness 107

24 Love Your Enemies-It Will Freak Them Out 109

25 I'm a Mess. You're a Mess. That's Why We Have a Messiah! 113

Part VII Gratitude 117

26 Crab Apples Are Not a Fruit of the Spirit 119

27 I'm Eight Pill Bottles Old 123

28 Fifty Reasons to Give Thanks 127

Part VIII Joy 132

29 When Your Only Joy Is Under the Sink 133

30 My Inner Child Needs Out to Play 137

31 Praise the Lord and Pass the Prozac 141

Part IX Optimism 145

32 On Jupiter, I'm Just Five Years Old 147

33 You're No Longer a Spring Chicken, but You ARE a Wise Old Owl 151

34 That's Good-That's Bad 155

35 Pain Is Gods Megaphone 159

36 All's Not Lost with Alzheimer's 163

Part X Significance 167

37 No Expiration Date 169

38 No Loitering! 173

39 When You Can't Do a Blessed Thing 177

40 You Will Leave a Hole-and Not Just in the Ground 181

Acknowledgments 185

Notes 187

Two Who Aren't Done Yet 193

Other Books James N. Watkins 194

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