We know it’s the dog days of summer, but we’re already looking ahead to monthly themes for the blog in 2020. We’ve tackled topics relevant to those at midlife and beyond ranging from relationships with adult children to caregiving to faith shifts to fashion.

But there’s so much more we can talk about, isn’t there?

We’d love to hear from YOU. What topics are on your mind as you consider this stage of your life? What questions are on your mind? What joys and frustrations are you carrying during this time of change and growth?

Please talk to us!

If you have an idea for a monthly theme for this blog, fill out this contact form. Include the following in the message box:

  • Your idea – and it is more than OK if it’s already something we’ve tackled before. We want to hear what topics are on your mind!
  • Your full name and postal mailing address (U.S. addresses only) if you’d like to be entered into the drawing for one of two books we’re giving away this month. One of our PerGen love languages is giving away stuff, and we’re excited to have one copy of each of the titles below to share. Your entry must be in our inbox by 8/31.

Empty Nest, Full Life: Discovering God’s Best for Your Next by Jill Savage

You weren’t always sure you’d get here, but the kids grew up and are surviving—more or less successfully. But what now?! If you’re like most moms, you’re caught between grief and delight, and full of questions, loose ends, hopes, and regrets. Empty nesting can be a disorienting time, but it can also be the best time of your life.

An Uncommon Guide to Retirement: Finding God’s Purpose for the Next Season of Life by Jeff Haanen

People talk about retirement like it’s supposed to be an endless vacation. But what if, like the majority of those facing retirement, you can’t afford such a luxury? Or, what if you just want something more from retirement? Some advocate for no retirement at all. What should you do? Does God have a purpose for your retirement?