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We're all getting older. How do we make the second half of our lives the best half? Forty incredible women of faith from 40 to 85 tackle aging anxieties head-on–and upend them with compelling first-person stories full of humor, sass, and spiritual wisdom. Including:
Elisa Morgan on Dogs and Belonging
Elisabeth Elliot on Sacrifice and Offering
Jennifer Dukes Lee on Drinking in God's Love
Jennifer Grant on Diving In
Jen Pollock Michel on Facing the End
Joni Eareckson Tada on Pain and Provision
Kay Warren on Joy and Holy Fun
Kendra Smiley on the Freedom of Fun
Lauren Winner on Living with Intention
Luci Shaw on Embracing Adventure
Lynne Hybels on the Necessity of Pleasure
Madeleine L'Engle on Honoring Touch
Patricia Raybon on Answering the Phone
Paula Huston on Living Outdoors
Shannon Ethridge on the Miracles in Mistakes
Sheila Wise Rowe on Following God's Lead
Vina Mogg on the Beauty of Mess
And many more
In three thematic sections–Firsts, Lasts, and Always– these women provide much-needed role models for aging honestly, beautifully, and faithfully, with surprises all along the way. These are indeed the Wonder Years.
From the Publisher
Heart-Touching Contributions from Incredible Authors.
Compelling, poignant first-person stories from authors including: Luci Shaw, Shelly Wildman, Michelle Van Loon, Vina Mogg, Laura Lynn Brown, Heather MacLaren Johnson, and Sheila Wise Rowe.
The only collection from women of faith on aging beautifully, wisely, and well.
Leslie Leyland Fields
Leslie is the multi-award winning author of eleven books including Crossing the Waters, Forgiving Our Fathers and Mothers, and The Spirit of Food. She lives on Kodiak Island, Alaska but travels often to speak and teach nationally and internationally on writing, theology, and culture.
Founder of the Harvester Island Wilderness Workshop
The Wonder Years
40 Women over 40 on Aging, Faith, Beauty, and Strength
It’s time to stop dreading and start embracing the wonder of life after 40. The Wonder Years is an inspiring and unforgettable guide to making these years the most fruitful and abundant of your life.
Amazing lineup of well-known authors
Showcases godly women living fully in Christ
Illuminates biblical values