There are dolphins playing along the edges of the surf as the sun glints off the white-capped waves. We will go soon and walk beside them. Continue reading a rhythm of renewal
Arm and Hammer has increased the print size on their cat-litter by 20%. Who knew cats were having trouble reading? Or is it the Boomers? Continue reading I’m still not buying it
Who knew there was so much technology to make aging easy and expensive? I could spend thousands of dollars on things I don’t want or need. Continue reading the wrong audience
Gerontologist Aubrey de Gray claims the first human to live 1000 years has probably already been born. I agree, but that was like, you know, before the flood.
Continue reading if I live to be 100
Make time for others, especially young men who are trying to figure things out. Remember when your Dad died and you had no one to call? Now you are that guy. Continue reading be that guy
An excellent wife who can find?
She is far more precious than jewels.
The heart of her husband trusts in her,
and he will have no lack of gain.
Proverbs 31:10-11 ESV
Todd claims his wife told him women were like a fine wine, while men are like fresh produce. As they age, women get better and men get soft and lumpy.
I’m unwilling to accept this. The part about the men, that is. I’m not lumpy yet.
But before you scold me, she doesn’t have any hang-ups about my revealing her age. In a couple of years I will go kicking and screaming into my seventh decade. But Katie accepts aging with calm serenity. And her matter-of-fact approach to the stages of our lives is a much-needed antidote to my growing list of unfulfilled dreams.
But enough about me. Let me tell you about this remarkable woman, who in the 40+ years I’ve known her has been a channel of God’s grace in my life, and in whom, as Proverbs says, I can safely trust. Continue reading “so here’s to Katie”