Category Archives: Aging

Aging and caring for the aging

Slip Sliding Away

If we’re going to let a Paul Simon song describe an afternoon climbing around the bluffs, we might want to be cautious in selecting a particular title. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Exercise, Metaphysical Reflection, Nature, Spiritual Contemplation, Sports | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walking through Life’s Places

How long we’ve lived in any particular place probably isn’t nearly as important as how we’ve lived there… Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Family, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Convision Experience

Realizing you need help can come easy or hard, simple or painful. When the same becomes scarier than the change… you’re probably ready. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Humor, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Training Time

Seeing the challenges and frustrations in our lives as training for greater spirituality doesn’t make them fun; it can help us appreciate them more. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Exercise, Humor, Remodeling/Construction, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , ,

The Noise of Hope

While I certainly believe there should be a sense of reverence, a church doesn’t have to sound like a funeral home. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Spiritual Contemplation, Worship | Tagged , , , , ,

Hiking in the Dark

When fatigue tugs at our limbs and exhaustion etches into our joints, he who has shaped our path will still give us strength. Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Christian Devotions, Christian Living, Death & Dying, Exercise, Nature, Relationships, Spiritual Contemplation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Indian Summer

One way of feeling more grown up is doing the work of grown-ups. Funny how the privileges are more appealing than the responsibilities, eh? Continue reading

Posted in Aging, Farming, Metaphysical Reflection, Poetry, Spiritual Contemplation, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,