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Entrepreneurship in the Third Third of Life – More Than You Might Imagine

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation is arguably the world’s leading research organization when it comes to entrepreneurship. Their methods and data are trustworthy and…

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Calling in the Third Third of Life: A Teaser

Calling in the Third Third of Life: A Devotional and Small Group Guide Based on the Life of Abraham by Mark D. Roberts Note:…

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Watch Webinar: Flourishing in the Third Third of Life

Watch the Webinar Now: This webinar was presented by Fuller’s Alumni Relations and recorded on Wednesday, June 10, 2020 via Zoom. You can watch…

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Transforming Prayer in the Third Third of Life

“When you pray, don’t pour out a flood of empty words, as the Gentiles do. They think that by saying many words they’ll be…

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God Gains Through Us: An Interview with Janet

“God gains through us.” “When I’m in a situation and the Lord tells me what to say, that’s how God uses me. Everyone must…

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The Third Third Language Challenge: Why Use “Third Third”?

I like “third third” because it’s fairly neutral. It divides life into three chronological segments without specifying exactly what they are. Third third suggests…

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The Third Third Language Challenge: Are You Part of a Natural Disaster?

Why refer to the aging population as a silver or gray tsunami? Of course, the color has to do with what happens to the…

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The Third Third Language Challenge: Are You Part of Monster?

Is it helpful to refer to a group of human beings as a monster? Is it even moral to do so? Or does it…

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The Third Third Language Challenge: Are You Old? Or a Perennial?

On the term “perennials,” Barbara Cartensen says, “The symbolism it connotes is perfect. For one, ‘perennials’ makes clear that we’re still here, blossoming again…

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One More Gratitude Exercise

Today I’d like to recommend an additional gratitude exercise. This is something that has meant a lot in my life. I expect it will…

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A Second Gratitude Experiment

The experiment comes from the seminal work of Martin Seligman. He has done it with many different people and carefully recorded its benefits. Many…

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A Gratitude Experiment

Here is one common gratitude experiment you can try. The positive effect of this exercise has been demonstrated in dozens of research efforts throughout…

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Gratitude and Lifelong Fourishing

There’s little question that gratitude makes a major, positive difference in our lives. I expect that most of us know this from our own…

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Flourishing in the Third Third of Life: A New Initiative of the De Pree Center

We will help people flourish in the third third by providing resources and experiences to help them live according to Christian wisdom. We will…

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“The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment” – Some Reflections

What allows folks to age well, even when struggling with physical challenges? Goldfarb’s answer: “If there is one characteristic common to friends who are…

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