Hugh's News & Views (Winter)

AND THEN IT IS WINTER

Three days ago I celebrated another birthday—number 77. I have passed the proverbial threescore and ten years and am approaching the added ten that come by reason of strength (Psalm 90:10). I do not know if I have entered the “winter” of life, but if I have I hope it is still early winter. I do not feel “old” (though admittedly there are some days when I feel older than I do on other days!) My doctor continues to give me a clean bill of health every year during my physical check up. I am on no prescription meds of any kind, and have never spent but one night in the hospital in my entire life. (No, I was not born in a hospital, but neither was I born in a log cabin!)

I do not know the author of the following essay, but it speaks to all regardless of our age. I commend it to all of my readers for this, the last “News & Views” of 2014. Read it slowly and reflectively. Continue reading

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Aging gracefully – JAM

People say that we are only as young as we feel. But in Kenya that may be more than a saying. A Kenya government official has proposed changing the legal definition of youth to anyone aged from 15 to 50, twenty years above the current ceiling of 30 years old. The trouble is sometimes I feel like 30 and other times I feel like 130. The fact of the matter is no matter how you define it or what you call it, we all are getting older. Every day we draw a little closer to that long day that knows no end. The most important question then will be, “do you know the Lord?”  This is Just-A-Minute with Ed Boggess

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