At Peace with God

Today’s Reflection

AGING IS A spiritual journey. To be on an intentional spiritual journey as we grow older is to be at peace with God. It means we have accepted the reality that we live our lives under the loving gaze of a mysterious God who is ever beyond us, deeply in love with us, and always with us.

– Richard H. Gentzler Jr.
An Age of Opportunity

From An Age of Opportunity: Intentional Ministry by, with, and for Older Adults by Richard H. Gentzler Jr. Copyright © 2018 by Discipleship Resources. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Discipleship Resources. http://bookstore.upperroom.org/ Learn more about or purchase this book.

Today’s Question

Call, write, or visit an older person today. Share your thoughts.

Today’s Scripture

And this is the testimony: God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:11, NRSV

This Week: pray for those who feel left out. Submit your prayer to The Upper Room Living Prayer Center or share it in the comment section.

Did You Know?

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This week we remember: John of Avila (May 10).

Lectionary Readings

(Courtesy of Vanderbilt Divinity Library)

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