I have learned that living this long means accepting whatever that oldest age brings and deepening these years with enrichment and joy. In this way, I can be a witness to others who will, like me, live long lives.
—Richard L. Morgan, Light of Setting Suns: Reflecting on Realities and Mysteries at Ninety Years of Life (Upper Room Books, 2021)
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Wisdom will multiply your days
and add years to your life.
—Proverbs 9:11, NLT
Prayer for the Week
Lord of all ages, I feel blessed that you have given me these
bonus years. Help me to live each day as if it were my last,
redeeming whatever time remains. Amen.
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Find out how author Richard L. Morgan has stayed resilient into his 90s despite the many losses that accompany later life. Read more about him here.
(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)
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