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Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life  Cover Image Book Book

Falling upward : a spirituality for the two halves of life / Richard Rohr ; foreword by Brené Brown.

Rohr, Richard, (author.). Brown, Brené, (writer of foreword.). John Wiley & Sons, (publisher.).


"We grow much more spiritually by doing life wrong than by doing it right. However, many people and institutions remain in "the first half of life" forever, preoccupied with climbing, achieving, and performing. But if you knew there was more to the journey, wouldn't you choose to do the "first half" quite differently? By facing challenges, mistakes, loss of control, and even suffering in the "second half of life," we learn to grow and blossom into the people we are called to be"--

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  • ISBN: 9781394185696 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1394185693
  • Physical Description: xxix, 129 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2024]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Revised and updated" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-126).
Formatted Contents Note:
The Two Halves of Life -- The Hero's Journey -- The First Half of Life -- The Tragic Sense of Life -- Stumbling Over the Stumbling Stone -- Necessary Suffering -- Home and Homesickness -- Amnesia and the Big Picture -- A Second Simplicity -- A Bright Sadness -- The Shadowlands -- New Problems and New Directions -- Falling Upward.
Subject: Spiritual formation.
Spiritual life.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 248.2 R739f 2024 (Text) 33126022703866 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 248.2 R739f 2024 (Text) 33126022703833 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

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