Paul Tournier offers a variety of suggestions to help make growing old t an end but a new beginning, filled with purpose and hope. He suggests ways to remain active, using leisure to our best advantage and t letting it become a tyrant. He also provides insights on taking up new interests; becoming involved with young people and new ideas; and learning to pray, to meditate, to acquire wisdom, and to increasingly draw strength and inspiration from the reality of divine presence and power.
Paul Tournier was a Swiss physician who acquired a worldwide audience for his work in pastoral counseling. He made a significant contribution to the understanding of psychiatry and its relation to the Christian faith.