One Reply on “Befriending the elderly stranger in us

  1. What an important subject. Let’s keep it up.
    It is so easy to talk about valuing age and then proceed to talk and act with an implied condescension which devalues. It is good to start with finding the stranger within for its some finding of myself in a world which values activity and achievement will be essential if I am to survive the next significant birthday. The picture I love. There is diminishment here and an equal value. The visitation
    Is a a good start. Somewhere in that picture there are priests doing what they do but here the significant is in the prayerful presence of two elderly folk who are privileged to hold God’s gift to us all.

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