Dorothy Morrison was shocked when she began menopause at thirty-two. But she discovered that this was the best thing that ever happened to her. In her book, In Praise of the Crone, she reveals her discoveries for making this the best time in her life. You can make this an exhilarating, fun transition, too. For too long, society has been saying that age is not good and that older people have no energy or verve. Youth has it's importance, but so does maturity. Here you will learn the truth: that personal value, self-worth, and true beauty all increase with age. Remember when you were very young and wished to be older? This book confirms what you've always suspected: that maturity is the beginning of life's liberties and freedom. You'll discover that youth is only a dress rehearsal for the fun, happiness, and satisfaction that come with the menopausal transition. As we have wandered farther from Pagan and natural roots, menopause has caused problems for many women.