Personal change usually involves our willful acceptance of many deaths—the death of our ways, our wills, our wishes—for the promise of new life. Judy Klein examines her own attitude toward change.
Our lives are fragile, as easily broken as jars of clay. Kaye Hinckley suggests that in our brokenness, if we allow God’s grace to unwind us, our inner sight will change. We will make an attempt to understand how much God loves us, and when we understand that, we will see things differently.
Mid-life offers us a chance to reflect on where we have been, where we are and where we want to be. It offers us a different perspective than when we were younger. Mid-life offers us opportunities to continue growing in our faith, in our appreciation, and in our love for one another.