Anne Graham Lotz recounted a conversation with her father, Billy Graham, on the subject of aging. “All my life, I’ve been taught how to die,” Billy told her, “but no one ever taught me how to grow old.”
She replied, “Well, Daddy, you are now teaching all of us.”
Lotz said she has already learned from her father: “When you get older, secondary things, like politics, begin to fall away, and the primary things become primary again. For Daddy, the primary thing is, as Jesus said, to try to love God totally and to love our neighbor as ourselves.”
Mon fils, donne-moi ton cœur,
Et que tes yeux se plaisent dans mes voies.