Are you searching the senior citizens section from the menu at your favorite restaurants? When shopping and traveling do you ask for the discounts available to those over 55? We might as well use them. The “golden years” are costing us enough in medical care to tap “Fort Knox!” Sorry, the truth is they are already tapped out!
Government leaders and advertisers are well aware that we represent a large percentage of the population. They are targeting us! Candidates seek our votes and merchants want our cash! We are very important people.
Churches offer senior adult ministries, including a large variety of activities and trips. I have heard some interesting names that these church groups tag themselves with. My favorite is the “JOY” group! Nobody likes to be around grumpy people, old or young! The sound of the word, joy, makes me feel happy. Why the name of Joy?
JUST OLDER YOUTH! That's what I call a positive attitude!
The word joy is also a good acrostic for priorities in relationships.
“...The joy of the Lord is your strength ( Nehemiah 8:10) .”
“ They will still yield fruit in old age; They shall be full of sap and very green,to declare that The lord is upright; He is my rock, and there is no unrighteousness in Him (Psalm 92: 14-15).”
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