There’s a difference between
growing OLDER and growing OLD.
Growing OLDER is simply a fact of life.
It’s a natural process of life itself.
Growing OLD is a state of mind.
You can choose to grow old or not.
YOU GROW OLD WHEN —
You give up and lose enthusiasm for life.
You count years instead of memories.
You feel pain instead of healing.
You count conflicts instead of victories.
You counts moments of despair
instead of mountain-top experiences.
You see negatives instead of positives.
You see ugliness instead of beauty.
You see dark clouds instead of rainbows.
You feel gloom instead of glory.
You feel defeat instead of hope.
These are the ways you grow OLD.
HOW DO YOU STOP GROWING OLD?
With determination and perseverance
you choose to move from the LEFT SIDE
of each of the sentences above
to the RIGHT SIDE.
That’s all it takes.
It’s a state of mind.
Always grow older not old.