Man in the Mirror: Second Half For the Man in the Mirror
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"Like a good coach at 'halftime,' Morley helps men evaluate their past mistakes and provides the kind of practical insights, encouragement, and inspiration that will help them 'run to win' the rest of the way--and reach their full potential in Christ."--Bill McCartney, founder & CEO, Promise Keepers"Morley's analogy of the 'midlife lake' is worth the price of the book. He asks the right questions and rightly predicts that your 'second half' can be the most significant part of your life."--Bob Buford, author of HalftimeRefocus Your LifeThe first part of your life was like a river running swiftly within its banks. You were working hard to make your mark. You were intense. Focused.Then your river broadened into a lake. Now you find it hard to focus. Often, instead of feeling drive and purpose, you feel distracted--even insignificant.Patrick Morley shows how this season of perplexity can become a man's golden opportunity to "reinvent" himself for life's second half. If this sounds like you--or someone you know and love--this book is exactly what you're looking for. Morley gives biblical insights, lived out in the crucible of his own life experience. This book will help you redefine your vision, your goals, and the heart that drives them. Second Wind for the Man in the Mirror will help you find a fresh sense of authenticity. Once again, you'll feel your life regaining speed as the waters are gathered by the converging riverbanks just ahead.
Meet the Author
Patrick M Morley
Patrick Morley is the author of bestselling The Man in the Mirror. It was selected as one of the 100 Christian books that changed the twentieth century. After building one of Floridas 100 largest privately held companies, he founded Man in the Mirror in 1991, a nonprofit organization to help men find meaning and purpose in life. Patrick also trains leaders in the marketplace (www.MorleyLeadershipCenter.com). He is the author of 14 books including Walking with Christ in the Details of Life, The Rest of Your Life, and Two-Part Harmony
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For any man approaching or finding himself in midlife, this book by Patrick Morley is a must-read. In Part 1 of this book, Morley highlights various issues that men will face as they approach midlife, issues like unrealized dreams, boredom, physical changes to one's body, a shrinking nest at home, and career issues. In Part 2, he looks at various ways that men can find their second wind. These include reconnecting with God, overcoming bitterness, managing expectations, coping with tragedies, and dealing with pain. In Part 3 of his book, Morley helps men to reinvent themselves for the second half. Such reinvention calls for redefining success, being our true self, identifying new sources of meaning, cultivating a hunger for who God is, writing a life mission statement, reinventing one's marriage and also possible career changes. As one who finds himself in midlife now facing various issues, I have certainly found this book to be tremendously useful. It's highly recommended!