- Growing older means you’ve learned a lot, so keep on doing good. You can!
- Growing older means you’ve had time to view other people, other situations. Did you carefully judge what was right and what was wrong? Did you learn from what you observed? That’s learning.
- Growing older means you’ve succeeded in a variety of things you attempted. You’re better off now because of some smart choices and some hard work. Does anyone else deserve some of that credit? That’s learning.
- Growing older means you’ve made a few mistakes by now. Analyze a few. Now consider one. What started it? What happened? How did you end it? Did you apologize for your mistake? That’s learning.
- Growing older means you’ve committed a few sins by now. Did you remember that the Bible says Jesus died for your sins so you could be forgiven? Did you confess your sins to God? Did you find the relief that He gives when we own up to it? That’s learning.
- Growing older means you’ve had a lot of opportunities to learn what other people taught. Read any good books lately? Read any news analysts lately? Critiqued some speaker with your amassed information? Accumulated more knowledge? That’s learning.
- Growing older means you’ve had lots of experience in talking with others. You notice others who need to hear what you can say? You can gain attention by your reputation, by your approach? You can share information in an appropriate way? That’s learning.
- Growing older means young people need to know you’re interested in them. Old people need to know that you still care about them, too. How do you communicate with them?
- Growing older means you’re still alive. What about life after death? Have you read what Jesus said about everlasting life? (see John 3:16) www.biblegateway.com You could read more about it in the Bible. Growing older means get going now so you can keep on going even after you die! + + +
by Elaine Hardt ©2017