Preparing for the twilight years

SISTER LINDA LIZADA offers a few ideas on finding the balance in life’s journey

Sister Linda, pictured here in a file photo, said self-acceptance is key to living the twilight years meaningfully.

Jared Ng

Growing old can be the most difficult phase of life a person has to come to terms with.

Have I lived life to the fullest? Have I accomplished enough? Did I achieve my goals? Have I been able to leave my legacy behind? Should the answer to these questions be a shrug of the shoulders or a plain and simple “no”, then finding purpose in the latter stages of life may prove challenging.

So how can we meaningfully live the last years of our lives? “It’s all about perspective,” said Cenacle Sister Linda Lizada.

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