The Shape of My Life

I love Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s musings in her book, Gift from the Sea — she asks a great question! But his shell — it is simple; it is bare, it is beautiful. Small, only the size of my thumb, its architecture is perfect, down to the finest detail. Its shape, swelling like a pear in the…

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Aging in the present!

Yesterday, I read a book by J.I. Packer, entitled Finishing Our Course with Joy: Guidance from God for Engaging with Our Aging. It was a concise book and convicting. Packer’s main point was that as we grow old, we must continue growing, learning, and ministering, living in the present, not getting lost in the nostalgic…

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Aging and Purpose

In our community group the other day, a friend asked for prayer. She and her husband are asking God for direction – wanting to live out their later years well. Her prayer request resonated with me. We don’t like to talk much about aging but, of course, it’s real. It’s likely that I’ve lived a…

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