We Grow Too Soon Old, and Too Late Smart!

It’s a fact that the longer we live the older we get!

And it’s also a fact that we grow too soon old, and too late smart!  I’m wondering now that I’m 73 years old, how all of our lessons of life that start to congeal in our later years, will be invested in the next world?  I’m sure the Lord would not waste those.  Any insight on that for me?

In this Blog Post by Scott Schaum, working in Member Care with Barnabas, I’m passing on some reflections he’s made looking back on his life and career.  These are valuable to read and reflect on

What I would Tell My Younger Self

Hindsight is  a wonderful gift.  I have reflected on what I would have done differently in my younger years. Actually, it is not so much what I would have done, but more how I would have lived. Here’s my list:

  • Slow down! What is the rush after all??!! No need to try to conquer your world in a day. I have learned much in the past 10 years of the wisdom in slowing down the april-1967decision making process, the response time, the expression of my opinions, and much of else in life. I used to go for morning runs. Now I walk. Amazing how much more I see along the way….That’s a good metaphor for life.
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Here’s an update on my cancer journey, www.GrissenCancerJourney.com

I’m also giving a huge Holiday discount on the price of my Dynamic Partnership Development (DPD) Fundraising resource.  So if you need help in fundraising as you start 2017, check it out:  www.FundTheMinistry.com


About Dave Grissen

David & Sheri Grissen spent 44 years in mission and humanitarian aid work. In 2003 they established Life Impact, a ministry of strengthening Christian workers in hosted centers, called Oases. Presently 12 Oases are functioning. www.LifeImpactMinistries.net. In 2016 they started Fund The Ministry to help missionaries create new funding for their ministries. www.FundTheMinistry.com. They have five married children and fifteen grandchildren.
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