Text: O that they were wise, that they understood this, that they would consider their latter end! (Deuteronomy 32-29)

Tweet: As one gets older, life is stripped of its polished veneer and one is left staring at its harsh realities. Many believe this is bad, even detrimental to our emotional health, us being deprived in our old age of our youthful fantasies and forced to face life’s factual actualities. However, I’d rather confront the disconcerting facts of life in this fallen world than slip out of it snookered by figments of my imagination, surprised by my own mortality, and unprepared for all eternity.