Re-Designing Your Life
A Practical Spirituality for the Second Half of Life
Sheila Macdonald Macgregor
Re-Designing Your Life: A Practical Spirituality for the Second Half of Life is a timely and engaging book for living out the second half of your life with spiritual integrity. In this study you are invited to think about your life as a house undergoing renovations where, with God’s grace, you get to design something new and life-giving. Through practical exercises, thought-provoking discussion topics and memorable anecdotes, Re-Designing Your Life will guide you through:
Coping with endings, empty-nesting and retirement;
Caring for self while caring for elderly parents and grandchildren;
Letting go of the things that get in the way of becoming your true self;
Creating a spiritual legacy;
Strengthening relationships; and
Finding your passion in your second half of life.
Re-Designing Your Life is a must-read for pastors, congregations and individuals who want to discover God’s calling in the second half of life. Video resources for group studies are also available.
Re-Designing Your Life is a must-read for pastors, congregations and individuals who want to discover God’s calling in the second half of life. Video resources for group studies are also available. -Mardi Tindal, former Moderator, United Church of Canada
In a culture yearning for meaning and purpose, Sheila Macgregor offers us both. This book brings the wisdom of the ages to those of us seeking the way through the second half of our lives in compelling and practical ways. It will certainly shape the way I live my life going forward. - Rev. Dr. Jeffrery Japinga, Executive Presbyter, Presbytery of the Twin Cities Area
Rev. Dr. Macgregor has crafted a study guide that is heartfelt, well-researched and spiritually inspired.- Janet Christensen BATransformation Maven President, Dynamic Awareness Inc.
Sheila Macdonald Macgregor has served as an ordained minister in the United Church of Canada for more than 30 years. She holds a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, where her research focused on spirituality in the second half of life. A writer and speaker, Sheila leads workshops on preparing yourself emotionally and spiritually for retirement, writing your life story, and “boomerality” or second half of life spirituality. She currently serves as Lead Minister and Minister of Worship and Pastoral Care at Siloam United Church in London, ON. To learn more about her work, please visit boomerality.com
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