When My Mind Fails Me

Jeff Huisman

Read: Psalm 71 So even to old age and gray hairs, O God, do not forsake me. (v. 18) “Who am I when my body fails me?” Karen Bables asked me to share my reflections on this difficult question. I had an easy answer at first: “I am myself in a failing body.” Then it hit me. One of my early narratives (and now, I know, a false narrative) was that my value as a person is all in my …