Item description for Gettin' Old Ain't For Wimps: Inspirations and Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tickle Your Funny Bone by Karen O'Connor...
Overview In this encouraging look at the pas,sages of life, speaker and author Karen O'Connor urges her post-fifty friends to "laugh and love all the way home to the Father's house." With humor, wisdom, and vigor, Karen shares personal and gathered stories about the blessings of surviving and surpassing middle age.
Publishers Description Bursting with wit and wisdom, these lighthearted, real-life stories, insightful Scriptures, and heartfelt prayers will make you chuckle and confess, "That sounds just like me " Popular speaker and author Karen O'Connor invites you to celebrate the joys and misadventures of getting older. Have you noticed that...-when you can't find your glasses, they're usually on top of your head?-the delightful honesty of youth sometimes stings?-love still makes your heart skip a beat...or two...or three?-every morning you breathe a prayer of thanks for another day?-a good sense of humor makes life so much easier?Are you ready to trade in your wimp status for a more courageous existence? Or are you still wondering what lies ahead? "Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps "hilariously affirms that life will always be filled with wonder, promise, and adventure
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Format: Audiobook, CD, Unabridged
Studio: Oasis Audio
Running Time: 300.00 minutes
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.73" Width: 4.98" Height: 0.99" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Aug 31, 2007
Publisher OASIS AUDIO #514
ISBN 1598592785 ISBN13 9781598592788
Availability 0 units.
More About Karen O'Connor
Karen O'Connor is a sought-after speaker, a writing consultant, and the award-winning author of more than 75 books, including Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps (more than 300,000 copies sold). She's appeared on national media, including The 700 Club and 100 Huntley Street.
Founded by New Zealander Geoff Blackwell, PQ Blackwell is an acclaimed creator and publisher of internationally bestselling illustrated books. Distinguished by its editorial excellence, design, and production quality, PQ Blackwell collaborates with some of the world's leading photographers and individuals, including Nelson Mandela.
Karen O'Connor currently resides in San Diego Lajolla, in the state of California.
Reviews - What do customers think about Gettin' Old Ain't For Wimps: Inspirations and Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tickle Your Funny Bone?
hilarious stories of old age for all ages Feb 12, 2007
I read this book after reading "Getting Old Still Ain't for Wimps" which I found very hilarious and I could see some things through the true stories of things I sometimes do and I'm 27. After reading " getting Old Still Ain't for Wimps" I thought I'd better get the prequel " Getting Old Ain't for Wimps". What can I say Getting Old Ain't for Wimps appeals to all ages. It is both Funny and Thought provoking. It is a must for Christians and Non - Christians alike.
Getting older takes courage, inspiration, faith and the gift of laughter..at ourselves. I'm in my 70's, so I know some of the aging process. The ability to laugh at ourselves, to not take us too seriously is a tremendous help. I've read that laughter is good medicine; a healing factor. The true stories in Karen O'connor's book, Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps, shows how older people can laugh at the silliness in their lives; the mishaps encountered due to a bit of forgetfulnes or dashing about too hurriedly. Getting older isn't always fun. Karen O'Connor shares brief, inspirational stories of real people living, loving and laughing in their aging years. This book is a great gift for anyone approaching their "older" years. It's fun.
From Wimpiness to Wonder! Sep 7, 2004
Getting older takes courage, and talented author Karen O'Connor understands that. In Getting Old Ain't for Wimps, she helps seniors save face and age with grace. O'Connor's real-life
stories are pure gold and liberally laced with wit and wisdom, whimsy and warmth. With Karen's signature twinkle-in-her-eye mischievousness, she proves that wimps need not limp along into their golden years. She helps you transform senior wimpiness into spirited wonder that appreciates life as a great adventure. Sprint with O'Connor into your senior years with a spring in your step and great joy in your heart. Discover that getting older is really much better than it's been cracked up to be! -Lynn D. Morrissey, author of Love Letters to God and AWSA/CLASS speaker