When the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was well along in years, his hair was white but he was still a vigorous man. Someone asked him why this was so.
The poet pointed to an apple tree in bloom and said, “That tree is very old, but I never saw prettier blossoms on it that it now bears. That tree grows new wood each year. Like that apple tree, I try to grow a little new wood each year.”
Prov 23:7 For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he:…”
What do you believe about “growing older?
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.
Read more here > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Wadsworth_Longfellow
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