body shame


Ashamed about bodily functions

  One of the things I know about getting older is that eventually some of my bodily functions will stop working very well. This will likely be embarrassing. I can imagine the day when someone might have to feed, wipe or clean me up, when they will talk to me about basic body functions that just aren’t what they should be. I’ve thought about matters like drooling, spilling food or makingMORE...

Fearfully and wonderfully made 1.0

This is the introductory blog of an ongoing series that will periodically answer the simple question: What might it mean for older adults to claim that they are still “fearfully and wonderfully made?” The questions will be familiar; the answers may not be….   According to the Hebrew Scriptures, we can find comfort—perhaps amazement—in realizing that we are wonderfully constructed organismsMORE...

Bob Sitze

BOB SITZE has filled the many years of his lifework in diverse settings around the United States. His calling has included careers as a teacher/principal, church musician, writer/author, denominational executive staff member and meat worker. Bob lives in Wheaton, IL.

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