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A—Z, THE BLESSINGS OF LONG LIFE

Have you noticed how often we Christians adopt our culture’s despair over aging? To verify the reality of ageism, go shopping for a birthday card! God’s viewpoint is strangely different. Scripture refers to LONG LIFE as a reward, a gift, and a blessing. To prompt our thankfulness as the birthdays accumulate, I’ve identified 26 blessings [...]

A—Z, THE BLESSINGS OF LONG LIFE2020-06-22T02:56:48+00:00

NOBODY’S FRIEND?

My father’s nurse once said, Parkinson’s is nobody’s friend.  Like me, she viewed illness as an adversary. It grieved me to watch that disease sap my dad’s strength, decrease his mobility, almost silence his voice, and usher in dementia as well. By the end of Dad’s life, however, I could see that God had used [...]

NOBODY’S FRIEND?2018-08-28T19:25:37+00:00

7 RULES TO BE “YOUNGER NEXT YEAR”

The tone of YOUNGER NEXT YEAR:Turn Back Your Biological Clock is refreshing, motivating, and amusing. It is refreshing in that the authors are refusing the ageism of our culture and the passivity of many older adults. They redefine the aging process by culling out the avoidable, degenerative diseases and decay we assume “normal.” YOUNGER NEXT YEAR is [...]

7 RULES TO BE “YOUNGER NEXT YEAR”2018-05-29T01:13:59+00:00