Category: Age gracefully

Everyone needs encouragement as they grow older, including you, as the second half of life brings changes that aren't always ones you choose.
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You’re doing better than you realize

You are doing better than you realize. Life has moved forward bringing blessings you never expected. You’ve embraced those blessings with open arms. And yes, there are other changes the years have brought that haven’t been as easy to wrap your arms around. In fact, you need encouragement as you

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When Pain Threatens to Mess Up Your Life
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When Pain Threatens to Mess Up Your Life

You’ve aged. Your body has changed. You trip over the rug, snore louder than the train rolling past your home, and you forget essential information far more than you care to admit. You discover that a task that was once easy-peasy is now one you avoid. Joints complain. Muscles freeze

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Growing Old Is Not For Sissies
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Growing Old Is Not for Sissies

Growing old is definitely not for sissies. Recently I packed ten boxes of books with my left hand. I’d just had surgery on my right hand, and the doctor wouldn’t let me use it for two weeks. So, of course, I used my left hand for everything. Not the wisest

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How to avoid crabby old lady stuff on a post by Susan Gaddis
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How to avoid crabby old lady stuff

When I was an awkward, chubby little girl, I loved to sneak away and play with my cousins in Grandma’s huge, old barn near our house. We weren’t supposed to play in there, but with all the hay bales, ropes hanging from the rafters, and chickens with eggs just waiting

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4 years to living your golden years with purpose and grace
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Four tips to living your golden years with purpose

I’m assuming you’re getting older. We all do. So let’s process it a little. The golden years are officially defined as the years of retirement. Since Tom and I will be retiring from over 42 years of pastoring Father’s House late this year, I’m thinking a lot about the future.

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Age Gracefully By Dealing With Your Snarly Self post at Holy in the Daily
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Age Gracefully By Dealing With Your Snarly Self {Thursday Therapy}

Autumn—my favorite time of year. Crisp evenings, hot stew, pumpkins, and falling golden leaves. Lots of yellow, brown, amber, and gold leaves shed by wind and trees. Leaves age gracefully. Joe L. Wheeler said, “There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of autumn leaves.” And along

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Susan Gaddis Do I Make a Difference
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Make a Difference Now?

You CAN make a difference now. What is it that keeps you from stepping out and helping someone in the midst of their need? Do you feel you aren’t smart enough or spiritual enough to help? You don’t have to be an expert to help someone. Make a Difference Now!

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How Validation Can Change a Life
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How the Power of Validation Can Change a Life

The power of validation can change a life. Really. Unfortunately the power of invalidation can suck hope out of people’s lives, leaving them feeling insecure and depressed. But we don’t want to focus on the ugly today, so let’s see how easy it is to bring positive change to others.

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