Ah, I love this essay from a dear friend.
As a retired Old Fart, I now have the time to do a lot of reading, including AARP The Magazine, from cover to cover. I found an article in the December 2014/January 2015 issue that I thought would do for Old Fart Friday. It was written by Anne LaMott, whose writing is summarized in Wikipedia as self-deprecating humor and openness and covering such subjects as alcoholism, single-motherhood, depression, and Christianity.
I am not an alcoholic, single mother or Christian, but enjoyed parts of her article inaptly titled “Have a Little Faith” but aptly subtitled “How getting older deepened my belief in goodness … and in myself” which I have excerpted below. Although I do believe in goodness, I’m not sure that getting older has deepened my belief in it. I agree with Ms Lamott, however, that getting older has deepened my belief in myself.
I was hanging out at the…
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