I know, I know, I’m not yet 40, but there have been many subtle signs that time has continued to march on and on in its endless progression to the future. Recently, Joy and I shared a moment that confirmed that we are, indeed, getting old.

Suggested Scriptures: 2 Corinthians 5:17, Isaiah 29:13.

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to try to let people finish their statements before I put in my two cents.

When I watch ’80s and ’90s sci-fi, I’m often amazed at how either overly optimistic or overly pessimistic we were about the future. There’s a “Star Trek: Voyager” episode that predicted we’d build a space platform by 2000. “2001: A Space Odyssey” had us in space stations and moon bases. “Bac…