Christmas 2022

Christmas 2022

I remember Christmas at 7. As I climbed the steep steps to the very cold attic, I hoped my tears would not freeze. At the top of the steps, I looked up at the beams in the pitched roof of the house in Zeist, Netherlands. I shivered when I turned left and walked into...
Gratitude

Gratitude

  What does Gratitude mean to you? Do you have any? And what does it mean anyway? Is gratitude simply a synonym for “thankful”? We have all sat around the dinner table and shared whatwe are thankful for. A turkey with stuffing, return of health, a key...
Thankfulness

Thankfulness

 You’re ‘Wired’ to Be Thankful. Choose An Attitude of Gratitude! By Bruce Bruinsma According to researchers at the University of California, Davis, we’re actually “wired” to become more grateful as we grow older. That’s because the part of the brain active in emotions...
Queen Elizabeth II: Reflections on Longevity

Queen Elizabeth II: Reflections on Longevity

Queen Elizabeth II: Reflections on Longevity I was 11 when Elizabeth II became Queen of the United Kingdom. I remember watching the Coronation and realizing that she was young and inexperienced. Did I understand what that meant? No, but I did realize that she needed...
Every Student Sent

Every Student Sent

Every Student Sent Whether retired, semi-retired, or on your way, as a member of the Retirement Reformation movement, you know that this season of your life can bring your greatest impact for the Kingdom of God. We’d like to introduce you to a way you can have a...
Actively Aging – Embracing What’s Next

Actively Aging – Embracing What’s Next

We’ve recently started using the term Actively Aging in the Retirement Reformation community. At a basic level, we all know that that means, “Get off the couch and do something, anything.” Upon further reflection, there is a lot more to it. I’m beginning to understand...