Those Golden Years

Martin Murphy Books

“I’m a senior citizen” or “I’m retired” often refers to those golden years of life.  It is those clichés that fail to reflect the joy of those golden years.  You may feel old at forty or young at eighty, but only you can determine the value of a mature life.  Although truth is not relative, there are many aspects of life that can be measured relative to something else.  Obviously aging is relative to those circumstances that accompany a mature life.

The Bible has much to say about old age, but in a world that looks only at the fast lane, there is not much attention given to the scriptural principles to guide those into the sunset of life.

Unfortunately the first thoughts on aging are generally negative.  The Bible addresses issues like vision, strength, and vigor.  The story of Issac losing his eyesight in has later years is a…

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