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.

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 founder of Unfundamentalist Christians (on Facebook here), and executive editor of the Unfundamentalist Christians group blog.  (In total John's two blogs receive some 250,000 views per month.) John is also co-founder of The NALT Christians Project, which was written about by TIME,  The Washington Post, and others. His website is JohnShore.com. You're invited to like John's Facebook page. Don't forget to sign up for his mucho-awesome 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.


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