A great article from John Piper on turning 65 and the importance of remaining fruitful and productive in God’s kingdom until the very end. Excerpt:
So at 65, I am still gagging at the pictures of leathery old sunbathers on white shores and green links. For 15 years, I have thrown hundreds of senior mailings in the recycle bag unopened. Not that I am opposed to saving 79¢ on lunch at Perkins. Just don’t try to sell me heaven before I get there. There is too much hell left to fight.
At 65 Winston Churchill became Prime Minister of England, and for the next five years led the Western world to freedom.
At 69 English writer and lexicographer Samuel Johnson began his last major work, The Lives of the English Poets.
Read the whole thing.
Related: My article on not wasting retirement.