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I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working
I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working
I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working
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I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet: Discovering New Ways of Living When the Old Ways Stop Working

Written by Shauna Niequist

Narrated by Shauna Niequist

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About this audiobook

Read by the author with an audio-exclusive interview of Shauna about her family's move to New York.

When everything we've been clinging to falls apart, how do we know what to keep and what to let go of? I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet, now a New York Times bestseller, is a clear-eyed look at where we go from here--and how we can transform our lives along the way.

Just after her fortieth birthday, author Shauna Niequist found herself in a season of chaos, change, and loss unlike anything she'd ever faced. She discovered that many of the beliefs and practices that she usually turned to were no longer serving her.

After trying--and failing--to pull herself back up using the same old strategies and systems, she realized she required new ones: courage, curiosity, and compassion. She discovered the way through was more about questions than answers, more about forgiveness than force, more about tenderness than trying hard.

In I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet, Niequist chronicles her journey--from her life-changing move from the Midwest to Manhattan to the power of unlearning what is no longer helpful and accepting the unknowns that come with midlife, heartbreak, and chronic pain.

With her characteristic candor and grace, Niequist writes about her experience learning how to:

  • Discover new ways of living when the old ways stop working
  • Embrace the challenges and delights of releasing our expectations for how we thought our lives would look
  • Trust God's goodness in a deeper, more profound way

Follow Niequist as she endeavors to understand grief, to reshape her faith, and to practice courage when it feels impossible.

Praise for I Guess I Haven't Learned That Yet:

"Gentle. Loving. This tender book asks us to listen to our pain, lean into our discomfort, and trust that we can be lifted back on our feet by God and each other."

--Kate C. Bowler, New York Times bestselling author of No Cure for Being Human

"This book is a masterpiece. It is a journey and an invitation and a joy and a heartbreak and all the things you need to read to be reminded that hope can still be found."

--Annie F. Downs, New York Times bestselling author of That Sounds Fun

Editor's Note

Midlife self care…

Shortly after her 40th birthday, the universe threw Niequist a series of unexpected and devastating curveballs. After realizing her core beliefs and practices would no longer help her navigate through middle age, chronic pain, and heartbreak, she developed a new set of tools rooted in courage and self-compassion. “I Guess I Haven’t Learned That Yet” honestly portrays the difficulty of unlearning what’s no longer helpful and is an inspiring read for anyone on their midlife self-care journey.

LanguageEnglish
PublisherZondervan
Release dateApr 12, 2022
ISBN9780310355588
Author

Shauna Niequist

Shauna Niequist is the New York Times best-selling author of seven books, including I Guess I Haven’t Learned that Yet and Present Over Perfect. Shauna and her husband, Aaron, and their sons, Henry and William, live in New York City. Shauna is an avid reader and traveler, and a passionate gatherer of people, especially around the table.

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