“The silver-haired head is a crown of glory, if it is found in the way of righteousness.” – Proverbs 16:31 NKJV
Experience can be a great teacher to those who learn from mistakes. The ones who have done so (and considered God’s word when putting it in perspective) are a great source of advice. However, the beginning of the conversation is prefaced by an admission of the need for such dialogue. And when that happens, “old-age wisdom” proves to be “timeless”.