Lots of people look at age as a sign of weakness, deterioration and imminent death. Some cultures place age in a special place because of the wisdom a person has acquired in his life. In America, we tend to admire young, healthy and strong people or those with perfect teeth, faces and general good looks. We’re attracted to those with great personalities or a good sense of humor, to the achievers in the world.

Unfortunately as we get old, our value sometimes is lessened because we don’t look the same or sound the same. We become crankier. We have less patience. We wonder how the world ever got the way it did. In a way, we’ve become our grandparents. I am so glad that God doesn’t look at us any differently when we age. He only looks at our hearts and sees what Jesus has done to take away our ugliness. As we grow older, we should never stop growing in the Lord. His Word is a constant treasure of comfort, peace, knowledge and wisdom.

Thank you, Lord for looking beyond my sagging body, my impatience, my weaknesses, my sinful heart. Your vision is perfect and because of what Jesus did, I can come before you in confidence. I know that my Redeemer lives and someday I will join Him in a special place of honor in your kingdom.



As I reach the end of my years, I find I have a lot of good information stored up in this old decrepit mind of mine. If I don't write it all down, it may vanish and no one will have the advantage of my thoughts. This is why this blog exists. I love the Lord, Jesus with all my heart and soul. I know I'm undeserving of all He's done for me, but I also know that His love is beyond my comprehension. I've always wanted to write. I never kept diaries, but tucked my thoughts in my head for future reference. I use them now in creating stories, plays, poetry and my blog. I continue to learn every day. I believe the compilation of our time spent with God will have huge affect on the way we live. I know I'm a sinner and I need a Savior. I have One through Jesus, Christ. My book, "Stages - a memoir," is about the seven stages of life from the perspective of a woman. It addresses all the things girls and women go through in life as they travel it with Jesus, and it is available on
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7 Responses to AGE IS JUST A NUMBER

  1. K.L. Hale says:

    What a beautiful post. I no longer struggle with how the world defines beauty. It had corrupted past relationships. And I grasped God’s view of me~my self-worth is in HIM. Not because of what I do, or definitely my age. I always longed to be older and wiser. My closest friends have always been older. It’s the experiences in life that make people like you, Kathy, the most beautiful humans on this Earth. I can’t wait to celebrate eternity with you. 💚❤️💛

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  2. BGCT2VA says:

    As Phyllis Diller once said, “It’s a good thing beauty is only skin deep, otherwise I’d be rotten to the core”.

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  3. hatrack4 says:

    I agree with most of your post. I have always valued the wisdom and sometimes the silliness of older people. Mt mother’s mother was a hoot. My Dad’s parents were stern though. So the idea of being our grandparents is a mixed concept for me. And as for the meme, we went to Six Flags and my wife went on only one ride, but we had to pay extra – the electric wheelchair, and on occasion they walked off and left me in the dust. How dare they do that!!!!

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