AGING IS A spiritual journey. To be on an intentional spiritual journey as we grow older is to be at peace with God. It means we have accepted the reality that we live our lives under the loving gaze of a mysterious God who is ever beyond us, deeply in love with us, and always with us.
—Richard H. Gentzler, Jr.
An Age of Opportunity: Intentional Ministry by, with and for Older Adults (Discipleship Resources, 2018)
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And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.
—1 John 5:11 (NRSV)
Prayer for the Week
Lord, As I advance through the stages of life, help me grow in the wisdom without losing the joy, play, imagination, and childlike trust you gifted me with in my early years. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room or share it in the comment section.
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