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Growing Younger on the Inside

GROWING YOUNGER ON THE INSIDE AS YOUR BODY AGES ON THE OUTSIDE At seventy-two, I am less and less interested in the exterior of people’s lives – what their bodies, clothes, houses, vacations, or social media images look like.  I pay more attention now to how their eyes twinkle, how their voice dances, how their laugh breaks out across a room, whether both children and adults enjoy their company.  When …Read More

Communities and Wisdom Streams

MY FIVE COMMUNITIES AND WISDOM STREAMS  Christian faith and biblical wisdom — I continue as anI continue as an active elder and teacher in the Presbyterian church in which I was raised as a fifth generation member.   I have taught at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, spent 30 years as a teacher and elder in the Disciples Christ tradition, remained active in a home-based couples Bible study group since …Read More