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Gettin’ Old Ain’t for Wimps
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Release Date: August 2004
Page Count: 240
Size: 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
Binding: Perfectbound
ISBN: 978-0-7369-1476-5
Case Lot Quantity: 56

Gettin’ Old Ain’t for Wimps

Inspirations and Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tickle Your Funny Bone

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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 and wisdom, Karen shares personal and gathered stories about the blessings of surviving and surpassing middle-age.

Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps overflows with candor and helps the boomin' baby boomer market celebrate with:

  • funny stories of the antics and adventures of getting older
  • "conversations with God" for a deeper prayer life
  • hopeful words for the tough times

For those who have already traded in their wimp status for a more courageous existence or those still wondering about the future, this delightful read affirms that the latter decades are filled with God's promises and joys.

Meet the author

Karen O’Connor

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.

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A Word from the Author

"I hope you'll enjoy the humorous stories and inspirations included in my book, each one tied to a real-life incident—as well as the Scriptures and prayers—so that by the time you finish reading, you'll agree that getting old ain't for wimps! It's for people like you and me—who want to keep on loving, living, and laughing regardless of our age and circumstances."
Karen O'Connor, author of Gettin' Old Ain't for Wimps

Editorial Reviews

"This is a delightful book of wit, wisdom, lighthearted real-life stories, insightful scriptures, and heartfelt prayers that make you really laugh...What a wonderful book to enlighten your day."
The Nashville News

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12/21/14 June Marnum

“Getting older isn’t always fun, but it does help to laugh at ourselves. It is good to share our stories, to laugh or even cry with one another. Getting Old Ain’t for Wimps is a delightful book.”

“Getting older takes courage, and talented author Karen O’Connor understands that.  In Gettin’ 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!”

12/21/14 Millie Barger

“I couldn’t put it down!”

“I enjoyed reading through all the stories.  This book is an encouraging reminder to those of us over 50 that not only are there are many other people experiencing the same confusing signs of aging that we are, but that it’s helpful and healthy to laugh about them!”

12/21/14 Judy Kimball

“What a fun, delightful book!  Cute, funny, interesting.  There needs to be a sequel to this ? there has to be thousands of funny stories out there regarding this age group.”

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