Falling Upward

Falling Upward

A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life

eBook - 2011
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A fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life. In Falling Upward, Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or "gone down" are the only ones who understand "up." Most of us tend to think of the second half of life as largely about getting old, dealing with health issues, and letting go of life, but the whole thesis of this book is exactly the opposite.? What looks like falling down can largely be experienced as "falling upward."? In fact, it is not a loss but somehow actually a gain, as we have all seen with elders who have come to their fullness. Explains why the second half of life can and should be full of spiritual richness and offers a new view of how spiritual growth happens.
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, 2011
ISBN: 9781118023686
1118023684
9781118023709
1118023706
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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