Tag Archives: Job

A Timeless Spirit on Death’s Waiting List

On Death’s Waiting List Among us there is commonly a mistaken way of looking at death…. If it is understood as the end of everything, death frightens us, it terrifies us, it becomes a threat that shatters every dream, every … Continue reading

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Old Age: Autumn of Our Body, Springtime of Our Soul

Old Age Wisdom The abbot Daniel used to say, “Even as the body flourishes, so does the soul become withered: and when the body is withered, then does the soul put forth leaves.” [Sayings of the Desert Fathers]. The autumn of … Continue reading

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Eating Life Away: Aging and Oxidation

  Aging & Oxidation — People Rusting Away Is not wisdom found among the aged? Does not long life bring understanding? [Job 12:12 NIV]. Is there a relationship between faith and aging? Is it accurate to say that the more we eat, … Continue reading

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