A Whole New World for Me

When I was but 50 years old, I was a fool. But now that I’m 51, all that’s changed. Now I’m like Methuselah—but without the full-on bunions.

Doubt it? Really? Then check out how my opinion has changed on these Major Life Subjects since lo those many days ago, when I was but a bonny fifty.

Other People

Opinion at 50: Lots of people I haven’t met yet could be my friend.

Opinion at 51: My best chance for ever being friends with 99.9% of people in the world is to get a full frontal lobotomy.

Art

Opinion at 50: After knowledge of God/human nature, the highest pursuit. Unendingly fascinating.

Opinion at 51: People in the Renaissance could really paint. Since then it’s been all downhill.

Religion

Opinion at 50: Man’s natural and inspired response to the divine within all men.

Opinion at 51: A marketer’s dream.

Maintaining Physical Health

Opinion at 50: The worthiest of endeavors!

Opinion at 51: It’s like washing your car before driving it off a cliff.

Religion and Humor

Opinion at 50: It’s fun!

Opinion at 51: It’s dangerous!

Sex

Opinion at 50: It’s fun!

Opinion at 51: It’s dangerous!

Writing on My Blog Every Day

Opinion at 50: It’s fun!

Opinion at 51: It’s God’s way of using me to test the patience of others.

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About John Shore

John Shore (who, fwiw, is straight) is the author of UNFAIR: Christians and the LGBT Question, and three other great books. He is co-founder of The NALT Christians Project and founder of Unfundamentalist Christians (on Facebook here). His blog is here. His website is JohnShore.com. John is a pastor ordained by The Progressive Christian Alliance. You're invited to like John's Facebook page. And don't forget to sign up for his mucho awesome monthly newsletter.

  • Vicki in NC

    Maintaining Physical Health

    Opinion at 50: The worthiest of endeavors!

    Opinion at 51: It’s like washing your car before driving it off a cliff.

    SNORT!

    Vicki in NC

    Right behind ya, I'll be 51 in July.

    Happy Birthday!

  • http://inkstainedpaws.blogspot.com casey

    Writing on My Blog Every Day

    Opinion at 50: It’s fun!

    Opinion at 51: It’s God’s way of using me to test the patience of others.

    gotta say that’s my favorite.

  • http://www.princehanniel.blogspot.com Prince Hanniel

    john you always make me smile even when am not in the mood.

    Opinion at 50: After knowledge of God/human nature, the highest pursuit. Unendingly fascinating.

    Opinion at 51: People in the Renaissance could really paint. Since then it’s been all downhill.

    Writing on My Blog Every Day

    Opinion at 50: It’s fun!

    Opinion at 51: It’s God’s way of using me to test the patience of others.

    I loved that.