Monday, September 8, 2008

Who cares how old you are?

I set up this blog this morning...and I entered my birth year --1967. When I checked what was there it said that I was born in 1941!! That would make me 67 years old. I thought dude...that's old. Then I remember that when my students usually ask me how old I am, I tell them 67...thinking that they'll figure out that's the year I was born. Anyway, it was kind of a shock, but I know some Sisters who are older than 67 and they are living a life of youth. They are involved in so many activites and ministries. Some even have more energy than I do. It also makes me wonder, as I mature, how am I going about getting older? Am I acting like I'm so old that I have no energy to be with community, or am I trying to live each day to the fullest and get all that I can out of it...for we do not know what tomorrow brings. From what I've been told, the older you get, the faster the time go enjoy today, do something fun, then go hang out with an elderly person and see what they have to teach you.

1 comment:

  1. Sister T, you still look plenty young to I saw pics of you on the slideshow. You are not as young as i remember from MHA,but then neither am I. I turned 30 this year. Prior to turning 30, I freaked out about it. Now that I am 30, it is rather nice. I don't believe I would go back to my younger days now. I might even learn to love the gray hair sometime as well. ok, that was a also enjoy hanging out with my elders and learning as much as I can from them..Life truly is a blessing! It can be so rewarding to take care of,or even visit, a person who cannot get around like they used to.