Sleepwalking Into Eternity

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The Return of Rip Van Winkle, John Quidor, 1849 (Washington, National Gallery of Art).

One surprising thing about the human story is not that the world around us changes so often, but rather how rarely we notice the changes. The cares of each day tend to obscure the profound historical developments happening right in front of our eyes. Does that mean we’re actually sleepwalking through life?

Deuteronomy 10:12; Micah 6:8; Matthew 7:21-23; John 21:22; Acts 1:7

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Music: “Rip Van Winkle,” Ray Sanchez, The Devotions, Roulette 1964.

When I’m 84

Alexandra Pennycook, Portrait of An Elderly Couple, used by permission of the artist (http://www.pennycook.com/)

Somewhere in our journey of life, we will encounter others who are growing old. How should we treat them? This is important seeing that eventually others will be asking the same question about us.

Exodus 20:12; Leviticus 19:32; Proverbs 23:33; Ecclesiastes 12:1-8; John 21:18-19

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Music: “When I’m Sixty-Four,” by Sir Paul McCartney and John Lennon, performed by The Hit Co., Love Songs: A Tribute to the Beatles, Planet Music, 2006.