Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The Dignity of Old Age

Today's Old Testament reading from Maccabees describes 90 year old Eleazar as
a man now advanced in age and of noble presence...worthy of his years and the dignity of his old age and the gray hairs which he had reached with distinction.
Those words just stuck out to me today and I wanted to post them. We are being increasingly blessed in this society to have our elderly with us for longer than we have in the past.

3 comments:

Divine Mercy said...

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congratulations on your happiness award!!!

Divine Mercy said...

thi sis a very nice post!!!

Dymphna (4HisChurch) said...

Thanks so much, DM!

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