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Finding God’s Kingdom as We Age

Those of us in the third third of life know that growing older is a moving target. It happens every day. Some days growing older feels like a good idea.

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Clarifying Your Purpose in the Third Third of Life, Part 7

Are you eager to clarify your purpose for the third third of life? If so, let others join you in this process.

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Restorative Rest: A Spiritual Practice

Jesus said, “Come off by yourselves; let’s take a break and get a little rest.” For there was constant coming and going. They didn’t even have time to eat. Mark 6:31

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How Will I Be Remembered After I’m Gone? Part 3

I recently received a request from a dear friend to officiate at his memorial service. I was honored to be asked and will gladly do the service, assuming that my very active 82-year-old friend doesn’t outlive me.

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How Will I Be Remembered After I’m Gone? Part 2

Have you ever driven home from a memorial service wondering what might be said someday in your own service? This happened to me recently after a memorial service for a friend.

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Pickleball, Play, and Third Third Flourishing

“Now that you are retired, it’s time to play pickleball all day, every day.” That’s the message from the front of a retirement card.

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