Tag Archives: Growing old

New Chapters

What are the chapters of our lives? For some it might look like childhood (0-12), teen (13-18), young adult (19-34?), middle aged (35-50?), and retired.  Of course each of these can be further subdivided and age ranges are average and … Continue reading

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Over 55– No more “Sexy?”

I’m packing for our upcoming 25th anniversary cruise.  And a sobering truth is sinking in. I’m 59, and I don’t get to be sexy anymore.  Waaaa. Dang, that sounds so sad, doesn’t it? I’m ashamed to admit that so much … Continue reading

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Lead me with Strong Hands

Did God place this man over me as my protector-leader, and I his partner-helpmeet? Is there ever going to be a dominant husband in my life, or is this just a cruel fiction? There are times in a marriage when … Continue reading

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How to Stay Young: Beauty is Fleeting

  Spoiler alert: I don’t have the secret to staying young.  No magical elixir; no fountain of youth; no miracle wrinkle cream. But I’m learning it’s a mindset and a decision we make, regardless of what society’s definition might be. … Continue reading

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