Review – “The Second-Half Adventure” by Kay Marshall Strom

Paperback: 208 pages

Publisher: Moody Publishers (October 1, 2009)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0802478751

ISBN-13: 978-0802478757

Whoever you are, the skills and experiences that you’ve gained in your life can be used to help change the world. Author Kay Marshall Strom encourages the reader to explore the possibility of using those skills to better not only the world around you, but all over the world.

Working with The Finishers Project, the The Second-Half Adventure will help you to analyze where you’ve been, and where you want to go in the second-half of your life. You’ll also learn how to start preparing today for where you want to go tomorrow. This book isn’t only for people who want to do this full time, it encourages people from all walks of life and with all types of commitments to explore this type of retirement activity.

I have been really searching for what I want to do with my time and energy since I am back at home and this book gave me some excellent ideas! I’ve been struggling to not just fill my time, but to fill my time with something of substance. By using examples of other people who have followed this path, the book helps you to spark your ‘second-half’ years with purpose and significance.

This book was an eye opener as to how many opportunities there are for those who are entering the ‘second-half’ of our lives. While the book is definitely written from a Christian perspective, there are any number of activities that would appeal to anyone looking for a way to go out and change the world even in a small way. I’ve already gone to The Finishers Project ( ) and filled out the questionnaire and I encourage all of you to do the same. We all have skills and passions that could be put to use in ways we can’t imagine!

Please consider this book as a gift to everyone you know that is approaching that ‘second-half’ of their life…and even those who have been in it for a time. It would also make a wonderful addition to the library of every Pastor, both for himself and to aid in counseling others.

This is a great resource for planning your ‘second-half adventure’!