I’m getting older. I’m not as old as some of you and I’ll never catch you up, but I’m beginning to creak. The eyes get tired, the knees are a bit dodgy and the back aches, especially after a stretch in the garden; but here is the advantage:
As a young person, I would love to climb mountains. On holiday I would always try to get to the top of any hill or mountain I would be near. Growing up in Lowestoft kind of limited the amount of climbing one could do, but when on holiday, I loved it
The church is not always marked with joy. I can remember as a young believer laughing and joking with friends after a church service and being reprimanded for not behaving in a proper fashion within the church building.