"It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone." --Andy RooneyThe purpose of this treasure map to living with enthusiasm in your later years is to realize what the ageless beauty Sophia Loren long ago discovered: "There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind--your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age."Readers who have lived and who love books will find insight, wit, and realistic optimism in this book written by one who's been there, done that, and knows.
William J. O'Malley, S.J., is a professor of religion at Seattle University. He has published many award winning books on spirituality and Christian living, including Holiness, Help My Unbelief, and The Week that Opened Forever: The Passion of Christ in a Different Voice.