Now that I am getting older, I find myself being WAY more opinionated than I was when I was younger. Like I know the answer to everything. And if I don’t like something, I will say so.
When I was in my 20’s, I worked as a bank teller. (Now THERE’S a big surprise – if you read my profile, you will see that I am still a banker) The customers were often senior citizens, and boy were they ever grumpy! They just said whatever came into their little gray heads. I read something once that said, “Anyone in their 20’s who isn’t a liberal doesn’t have a heart. Anyone in their 40’s who isn’t a conservative doesn’t have a brain.” Might have been Winston Churchill – a great man in anyone’s eyes. See – there’s that opinion thingy again.
But is that true? I want to stay true to my Christian values, but where is the compassion? Lately I have been missing the compassion for my fellow man. So I will go looking for it.
Q: Is that true? Do we get grumpier as we get older? If so, why? If not, why not? Let me know in the comments section.