The Mennonite writers of this book (which preceded Continuing the Journey, vol. 2, ACRS Memoirs Series) were Depression-era babies who amid experiencing World War II, the Korean, Vietnam, and the Cold wars, helped Eastern Mennonite College (now University) and North American Mennonites develop more global perspectives and commitments. Authors include Esther K. Augsburger, Myron S. Augsburger, Titus W. Bender, James R. Bomberger, Gerald R. Brunk, Ray Gingerich, Samuel L. Horst, Albert N. Keim, C. Norman Kraus, Nancy V. Lee, Harold D. Lehman, John R. Martin, Paul Peachey, Calvin W. Redekop, Calvin E. Shenk. "Life is a mystery, and the best memoirs reflect that mystery. Good lives are those which bring hope and courage in the midst of that mystery. This book reflects that struggle," says Albert N. Keim, in the IntroductionThis volume, a Cascadia republication of the original Anabaptist Center for Religion and Society edition, is copublished with ACRS as well as Herald Press. It should be of interest to historians, students, libraries; anyone interested in Mennonite-related memoirs offering fresh ways of seeing; Eastern Mennonite University alumni, students, and staff.