The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom

The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom

  • Author, Angeles Arrien
  • ISBN No. 1591795729
  • No of Pages: 175
  • Language: English
Description:

Cultural anthropologist and award-winning author Angeles Arrien presents The Second Half of Life--a collection of teachings, reflections, and stories from around the world to open us to the challenges and deeper mysteries of the great crossing at midlife. Working with the images, poetry, metaphors, and other forms of symbolic language from diverse cultures, Arrien introduces us to the Eight Gates of Initiation. By mastering their lessons and gifts, we harvest the meaning and purpose of our life, and come into our spiritual maturity. This popular seller is now available in paperback, with a foreword by John O'Donohue.Book DescriptionAnthropologist and author Angeles Arrien brings listeners--in 12 challenging lectures--the golden keys to all midlife work, including rare indigenous rituals, fascinating myths, biblical wisdom, teachings on creativity and generativity, and much more. --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

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