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Own Your Narrative

Who do you say you are? What is the story you tell yourself about your life? What is the narrative that guides you and defines you?

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Webinar: Aging in Spirit: A Woman’s Journey to God

This webinar features a conversation with Karen Kaigler-Walker, PhD, author of Aging in Spirit: A Woman’s Journey to God. Karen focuses on the particular needs and life experiences of women who seek to grow in Christ throughout their entire lives.

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Third Third in the News – January 2024

Here are some of the third-third news stories from last month that captured my attention.

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Creating a Rhythm of Reflection

Perhaps you have been reading our series on reflection and thinking, “All of this sounds great and I’d love to do more reflection, but how?

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Is Peace Possible?

The Christmas season is so stressful, isn’t it?! The songs may say it’s a time to be merry and go laughing over fields, but most people are either too busy and feeling pressured by end-of-year deadlines or they experience anxiety, regret, or even grief during this time of year.

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Ageism Everywhere All at Once – An Opportunity for the Church

In March 2023 Michelle Yeoh won the Best Actress Academy Award for her work in the film Everything Everywhere All at Once. In her moving acceptance speech, she said, “For all the little boys and girls who look like me watching tonight, this is a beacon of hope and possibilities…”

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It Takes a Village . . . and a Church to Flourish in the Third Third of Life

I’ve been reading a fascinating book. Time of Our Lives: Celebrating Older Women was written by Dr. Maggie Kirkman, a psychologist and senior research fellow in women’s health at Monash University in Australia. The main portion of her book is a collection of stories of older women living full, fruitful, and inspiring lives.

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Don’t Forget About the Second Third!

Is the De Pree Center’s Flourishing in the Third Third of Life course relevant only to those in the third third? Or does it have value for folks in the earlier thirds as well?

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Why Are People Finding Our Flourishing in the 3/3 Course So Helpful?

We continue to get encouraging feedback from churches and individuals who are using our Flourishing in the Third Third of Life video-based course. For…

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Flourishing in the Third Third of Life

This six-session, video-enriched course designed for small groups will equip those nearing or in the third third of life to live faithfully and fruitfully and experience abundant and purposeful life in this season.

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