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Sarah’s Courage: Lesson 8
“And the years of Sarah were one hundred and twenty and seven.” What is it about youth that makes us yearn to be young again?
I have been asked: “Now that you’ve reached 70 years isn’t it time to slow down and enjoy some rest? The number of one’s years is irrelevant; the real question is: were those years utilized to the fullest? Every honest person knows he could have accomplis...
The Lubavitcher Rebbe's Critique of Retirement
Torah perspectives on aging and retirement
What is the Torah's perspective to old age and retirement? Learn the Torah's secrets to not becoming old.
It turns out you get old when you stop growing up, and you grow up by remaining a child.
A fresh perspective on aging and retirement
Can we get older and still be lovable? The Rebbe’s perspective on aging, and tips on how to age gracefully, positively and successfully.
Coming to Terms with Getting Older
Aging is happening even as I type these words. I am ever so slowly, and sometimes more quickly, evolving into the “older” generation. These words, in print, sicken me. I am sixteen on the inside of my brain, but the rest of my body is screaming otherwise!
Now that the decks are clearer and the obstacles fewer, do we have the self confidence and courage to move forward and concretize those aspirations? Do we have the guts to zero in on the objectives and work toward their achievement?
Do I look older? Do I look old? I don’t feel old, but I’m actually not sure what old feels like . . .
It’s just that in my newly configured family, any celebration that takes me away from home has acquired an entirely new meaning—another abandonment of our thirteen-year-old daughter...
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