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Everything old is getting older still (standard:humor, 962 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Jan 09 2011Views/Reads: 1587/885Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
A friend of mine has a saying, "I'm going to get as old as I possibly can get." From what I can tell, he has. I must agree with his sentiment. Of course, the alternative is… well you know. Another friend of mine likes to tell me, "Brother,

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"You laughed at every joke tonight as if it was the first time you ever
heard it." 

I did not have the heart to tell her that it was the first time I heard
those jokes. That is what is so marvelous about getting old. You do not 
have to burden your brain, and all the little gray cells in it, with 
remembering things. My brain is now free to enjoy the moment. It is 
wonderful getting older. 

When I was younger, it would embarrass me if I forgot something. Of
course, I blame that on my parents and teachers who tried to pound into 
my little head that I needed to remember everything. Now that I am 
older, I do not have that burden. 

It is good to remember some things. I remembered one of my favorite
Bible passages. "Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not 
unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he 
shall direct thy paths" (Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV). 

I will never get too old to trust the Lord with all my heart. 

The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, 1471
Pine Road, Ocala, FL 34472. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver 
Springs Shores. Call him at 352-687-4240 or e-mail The church web site is 


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