Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough. (Groucho Marx, 20th century comedian and actor)
We joke a lot about age and growing old, but it’s a fact of life; if you’re alive, you’re aging. But, as Chili Davis (baseball player and coach) says, “Growing old is mandatory—growing up is optional.” There’s a lot to learn and a lot to do during one’s allotted years, so we would do well to pay attention to how we live more than how long.
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom (Psalm 90:12).