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You Know You’re Getting Older When These 10 Things Happen at Church

You Know You're Getting Older When These 10 Things Happen at Church

via LDS Living; by Emily Watts—

We have lived in the same ward practically our whole married life (38 years), and although I have to acknowledge it chronologically, it’s still hard for me to accept the fact that we are one of the “older couples” now. I just don’t feel that much different! But there are definitely signs throughout my current church experience that remind me things have changed and I am aging. Here are a few ways to tell if you’re in the same boat:

1. You realize with dawning horror that the young newlywed couples moving into your ward are closer to your kids’ age than to yours.

2. The subtle changes in the 1985 hymnbook still throw you.

You always have to remind yourself to sing “Who unto the Savior” instead of “You who unto Jesus” in “How Firm a Foundation.” To say nothing of “To God each good work will be known” instead of the more judgmental lyrics of former years: “The world has no use for the drone.”

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