Robert J. Wicks specializes in treating and mentoring helpers and healers. He has published over 30 books. In this book he challenges us to make the most of this stage of life. The author is convinced that a hopeful heart is the best one. This handy and inspirational volume is organized around the spiritual practices of praying and nurturing. The first centers and grounds our lives, enabling Spirit to speak through silence and solitude. The second spiritual practice connects us to others and exercises our ability to be faithful and a good listener. Wicks has plenty of suggestions on how to nourish our inner lives. We can stir our souls through reading, friendship, good projects, and leisurely walks. After 50 makes spiritual eldering seem like a wonderful and fulfilling adventure.