Wednesday, October 20, 2010
“Gray hair is a glorious crown; it is found in the way of righteousness” (Proverbs 16:31).
Ms. Louise goes to church every Sunday. She knows if she walk in the Lord ways and keep his statues and commandments just as David did, she will be given long life. She lives alone and still mow her own yard with a garden in the back. She is 98 years young.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Darrell Lewis is celebrating his birthday on Saturday and has invited me to his party. He says he hang around the senior center because it makes him feel young. He is in his 60's and everyone is much older but you can't tell their age by looking at them, everyone looks so young.
Mrs. Essie M. O'Neal was married for 70 years. She married when she was only 13 and her husband was 20. Her husband died at the age of 90. Mrs. O'Neal lived in Barnesville, Georgia until she retired from Carter Mills and moved to the Atlanta area.
I met Mr. Norris Callier, a native Atlantan who was born and raised in the Old Fourth Ward. He retired from Southern Railway after 15 years of service and retired from the State of Georgia after 30 years of service. I asked him what does he suggest I do to live to be his age, 103.
'Keep Living and Die When You Can't Help It'