Tag Archives: aging

Mo’ Drama (FaceApp)

Looks like FaceApp is all the rage now… but, hey, I already know what I’m going to look like when I get old… Continue reading

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Of Grain and Growing

Unlike these great fields of wheat, we can bear fruit over and over again… if we do not give up on staying green and growing. Continue reading

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Old Folks away from Home

Even if my phone is a slider, there are still strong connections to what is best in younger generations: excellence, quality, faith and humor. Continue reading

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Autumn’s Cold Calling

A hard freeze a week ago
and three days of stiff breeze
have left a skim of leaves on the lawn. Continue reading

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Compromise

At ninety,
when his kidneys began to fail,
he decided he was tired of the fighting,
tired of the tooth and nail,
tired of what it takes
to hold on to this world. Continue reading

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Heart Trouble

I would rather be grateful and adore a capricious God than spend my life in the hollowness of skepticism.
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Witness of Weakness

Passing through our middle years, we are still occasionally surprised not to see that younger memory of ourselves when we look in the mirror. Continue reading

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Walking the Old Logging Trail

The sun’s sudden warmth on my face
burns through the thin of faded shirt,
reminding me that I was young
years ago
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The Noise of Wings

Fervent in preaching, devout in belief and constant in showing care to neighbors and church members, Dad has walked all but his last few steps upon this earth. He will leave the legacy of many good men: his virtues well known and his faults mostly private. Continue reading

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Turning Point

His mind comes and goes. One moment he will be talking in complete awareness, fully comprehending and making sense and in the next he’s going to milk the cows he hasn’t been around in over forty years or drive the … Continue reading

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