There has been, and continues to be, a great deal of important writing and discussion about the need for retirement planning for the financial health, housing, and other issues faced by persons of retirement age. However, one of the most difficult set of issues that must be addressed are emotional and spiritual issues. Beyond the Rocking Chair offers a new vision of retirement--a vision of a time in one's life that can be a time of rewarding involvement and deepening spirituality. It will be an insightful, powerful, spiritual companion to those who are recently retired, approaching retirement, or living in retirement communities as well as professionals, families, and friends who seek to support those who are entering this rewarding time in their lives.
Endorsements & Reviews-
"Richard Morgan takes us further than the usual discussion of money, education, and travel opportunities, good nutrition, volunteering, and second careers. He shows us how retirement (redirection, as he prefers) is a spiritual passage. He helps us find God in it. He shows how to make sense of the retirement experience and live it with courage and meaning." --Kathleen Fischer, author of Winter Grace
"Beyond the Rocking Chair was a great help to me when I 'retired' from a demanding position with Citi Bank. I felt I had gone from "Who's Who," to "Who's He?" So much of my worth was tied up with my work. I went on a retreat, read this book, and made a plan to spend these bonus years in meaningful volunteer work and joyful leisure time. I recommend it to all those in the world of work who seek something more than golf and travel in their "retirement" years. --Dr. Howard C. Morgan, retired banker
Richard L. Morgan
Dr. Richard L. Morgan is a retired minister and active writer and teacher who lives in a continuing care retirement community near Pittsburgh, Pa. He is the author of the best sellers, No Wrinkles on the Soul, Remembering Your Story, and Settling In: My First Year in a Retirement Community.