January 5: Aging

Day Williams created this graphic depiction of this date.

January 5

When Methuselah was one hundred eighty-seven, he had a son named Lamech. Methuselah had more children and died at the age of nine hundred sixty-nine.
–Genesis 5:26-27

And the LORD said, “My Spirit will not remain with mankind forever, because they are corrupt. Their days will be 120 years.”
–Genesis 6:3

Remember your Creator before the silver cord is snapped,
the golden bowl is broken,
the pitcher is smashed near the spring,
and the water wheel is broken at the cistern.
Then the dust of mortals goes back to the ground as it was before, and the breath of life goes back to God who gave it.
–Ecclesiastes 12:6-7

“Elizabeth, your relative, is six months pregnant with a son in her old age. People said she couldn’t have a child.”
–Luke 1:36