Message 3: Don't Give Up on That Modeling Career

Sept. 29, 2017 Susan Hunt speaking at Message 3: Don't Give Up on That Modeling Career

“What does it feel like to be an old lady?” Lean in close as Susan Hunt shares four truths she wishes she’d known earlier as well as how to age in grace and dependence on God. See for yourself why she received a standing ovation at the end of this message.

Running Time: 21 minutes


Susan Hunt: Susie, our granddaughter, was three or four years old when she slid down her stairs on her pillow just as her mother came around the corner and said, “Susie, don’t ever do that again.”

Susie asked, “Did you do this when you were a little girl?”

And her mother answered, “No. My mother wouldn’t let me.”

And Susie asked, “Who is your mother?”

And Catherine responded, “Susie, Mee-Mawmee is my mother.”

And Susie’s response was, “Uh uh. She’s an old lady.” (laughter)

There’s more. Susie is now the beautiful twenty-two-year old sitting over here with her mother, which makes me a very old lady. (laughter)

But here’s the thing: Every birthday is a gift from the Lord, and I’ve had seventy-seven of them, plus I’ve been happily married for fifty-three years. (applause and cheering) Girls, you have to be an old lady to be able to say that. …


Scripture References

  • Titus 2:3-5

About the Speaker

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt

Susan Hunt is the widow of Gene Hunt, the mother of three, and the grandmother of thirteen. She is the former coordinator of women’s ministry for the Presbyterian Church in America and has written several books for women including Life-Giving Leadership, co-authored with Karen Hodge, and Aging with Grace: Flourishing in an Anti-Aging Culture, co-authored with Sharon Betters. She loves time with her family, sitting on her porch with younger women, and tending the flowers her grandsons help her plant in her yard.