This is a guest post by Uwe Bower, a dear friend of mine and integral member of the STSA church family. Uwe is also a recent fellow inductee into the 40-year-old club and today he shares his thoughts about "getting older." Couldn't have said it better myself! If you too are interested in guest posting on my blog, please visit my Guest Post guideline for more info.
"You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake."
Recently, I turned 40. Many people asked me how it feels like. Some joke if I can still walk a straight line without help. Most seem to be thinking there is a problem about getting older. Why?
Usually, people get freaked out when they pass a milestone. Already 30! Oh no, life is over at 40! 50 - are you kidding me? Most of us want to be younger than we are. Look younger, be more active, independent, free. The result can be quite funny. 30-year-olds dress like college kids. 40-year-olds are as uncommitted as twenty-somethings. 50-year-olds undergo plastic surgery to make sure nobody discovers their real age.Read More